The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK / Wales
Rank 52 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.58% 2.39% 2.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.76% 45.16% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £375 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
85 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.41% 5.30% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 26 18
Median daily rate £475 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £380 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wales region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 7 £375 +3.44% 5
West Wales - 3 £595 - 3
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (55.56%) DevOps
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (44.44%) Ansible
4 12 (44.44%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
7 9 (33.33%) Docker
8 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.93%) Kafka
9 7 (25.93%) PaaS
9 7 (25.93%) MVC
9 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) C#
9 7 (25.93%) .NET
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 6 (22.22%) Puppet
10 6 (22.22%) High Availability
10 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (18.52%) Bazaar
11 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
11 5 (18.52%) Subversion
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (7.41%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.93%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Bazaar
3 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.41%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) Kafka
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
6 6 (22.22%) High Availability
7 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile First
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Data Management
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
10 2 (7.41%) Web Operations
11 1 (3.70%) CRM
11 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Go
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (14.81%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Consul
5 1 (3.70%) Pingdom
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) PagerDuty