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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK / Wales
Rank 57 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 1.34% 2.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.11% 52.94% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Median daily rate £381 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £368 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +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
74 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.09% 2.54% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 14 25
Median daily rate £463 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £380 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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
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 22 February 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 +15 6 £381 +5.17% 7
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (27.78%) Ansible
5 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) Terraform
7 3 (16.67%) Fintech
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Google
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile First
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS

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 (11.11%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) GIS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile First
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (22.22%) Terraform
4 1 (5.56%) Consul
4 1 (5.56%) Pingdom
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) PagerDuty
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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