The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 34 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.29% - 1.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 78.57% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 - £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Cloud Services Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.73% 0.87% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £315 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £383 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) Configuration Management
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (95.45%) Ruby
1 21 (95.45%) Puppet
2 20 (90.91%) UNIX
2 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 20 (90.91%) Python
3 19 (86.36%) Jenkins
4 18 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (81.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (81.82%) Mac OS X
4 18 (81.82%) Shell Script
5 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (59.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (50.00%) Heroku
8 7 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
10 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.55%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.55%) MVC
10 1 (4.55%) Scrum
10 1 (4.55%) C#
10 1 (4.55%) HTML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (50.00%) Heroku
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Jenkins
2 18 (81.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) UNIX
3 18 (81.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Configuration Management
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.55%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Ruby
2 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 20 (90.91%) Python
3 18 (81.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Vagrant