The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 4.24% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Cloud Services Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 36 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.27% 8.47% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 2
Average daily rate £350 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £305 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) hybris
4 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO