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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
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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
36 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.10% 1.04% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £244 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.10% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 22 £375 - 4
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) SharePoint
3 16 (45.71%) Migration
4 15 (42.86%) Office 365
4 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 14 (40.00%) GIS
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
6 13 (37.14%) Lync
7 12 (34.29%) CRM
7 12 (34.29%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) Scrum
8 11 (31.43%) VPN
8 11 (31.43%) DNS
8 11 (31.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (28.57%) Data Migration
10 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
10 9 (25.71%) Validation
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.71%) DHCP
10 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (22.86%) IIS
11 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
11 8 (22.86%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
11 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Intune

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (48.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (37.14%) Lync
3 8 (22.86%) IIS
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (17.14%) CMS
5 5 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (8.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
3 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) VPN
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WLAN
5 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) MS Access
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Server Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Development Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Trainer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (5.71%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Migration
2 12 (34.29%) CRM
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Validation
6 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
6 8 (22.86%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (20.00%) BDD
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) Document Management
8 6 (17.14%) Workflow
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.57%) ETL
10 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.00%) MCTS
1 7 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Windows Intune
2 7 (20.00%) SCDPM
2 7 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) McAfee
3 5 (14.29%) Casewise
3 5 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.71%) ESRI
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
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