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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 26 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.06% 0.91% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.62% 17.65% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £875 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
21 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.42% 5.15% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 17
Median daily rate £750 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £450 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (70.00%) SaaS
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Network Design
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
5 4 (40.00%) IaaS
5 4 (40.00%) PaaS
5 4 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
8 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
8 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Load Testing

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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
1 7 (70.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) High Availability
1 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix