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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 39 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.03% - 4.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.88% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 16
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +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
32 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.30% 4.77% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 32
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £543 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) Ansible
2 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Microservices
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (63.64%) Web Operations
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) logstash
3 7 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (63.64%) Kibana
3 7 (63.64%) Icinga
3 7 (63.64%) Database Tuning
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) Confluence
3 7 (63.64%) WebCenter
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Atlassian
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (63.64%) 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 (63.64%) Confluence
1 7 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) WebOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (63.64%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Debian
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Database Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) Microservices
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) Web Operations
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Ansible
2 7 (63.64%) Icinga
2 7 (63.64%) Kibana
2 7 (63.64%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Atlassian
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft