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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 41 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.30% 1.73% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
18 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.36% 4.32% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £178 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 29 September 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 11 (73.33%) Office 365
2 10 (66.67%) High Availability
2 10 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 10 (66.67%) SaaS
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Network Design
5 6 (40.00%) PaaS
5 6 (40.00%) IaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Data Privacy
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 1 (6.67%) CMDB
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared

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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Office 365
2 10 (66.67%) SaaS
3 6 (40.00%) IaaS
3 6 (40.00%) PaaS
4 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) High Availability
1 10 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 7 (46.67%) Network Design
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Data Privacy
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix