The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Swindon region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 39 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.97% 0.25% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.89% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Web Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
1 1 (16.67%) Android Development
1 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft