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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 30 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.81% - 3.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.78% - 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Median daily rate £350 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-55.71% +34.61%

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
36 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.11% 5.93% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 25
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Ansible
2 8 (66.67%) Docker
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) ELK Stack
3 7 (58.33%) Web Operations
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Kibana
3 7 (58.33%) Icinga
3 7 (58.33%) Microservices
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (58.33%) logstash
3 7 (58.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (58.33%) Confluence
3 7 (58.33%) WebCenter
3 7 (58.33%) Database Tuning
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) Confluence
1 7 (58.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 7 (58.33%) WebOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) ELK Stack
1 7 (58.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Debian
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Database Tuning
2 7 (58.33%) Microservices
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Web Development
2 7 (58.33%) Web Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Ansible
2 7 (58.33%) Icinga
2 7 (58.33%) Kibana
2 7 (58.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft