The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Wales 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.48% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.52% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 3
Average daily rate £500 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
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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
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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 - 19 £375 -
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Migration
3 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
4 13 (41.94%) GIS
4 13 (41.94%) Office 365
5 12 (38.71%) Lync
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
7 10 (32.26%) CRM
7 10 (32.26%) VPN
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) .NET
8 9 (29.03%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
9 8 (25.81%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (25.81%) Document Management
9 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) IIS
9 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.81%) DHCP
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Workflow
10 7 (22.58%) CMS
10 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) SaaS
10 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (38.71%) Lync
3 8 (25.81%) IIS
4 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
4 7 (22.58%) CMS
5 6 (19.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (9.68%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 7 (22.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) VPN
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 8 (25.81%) DHCP
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WLAN
5 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) GIS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Trainer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) CRM
3 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
4 8 (25.81%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) Document Management
5 7 (22.58%) Workflow
5 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Validation
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) ETL
8 4 (12.90%) Data Mapping
8 4 (12.90%) Data Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) VBScript
4 3 (9.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCSE
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.13%) MCTS
1 5 (16.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Intune
2 5 (16.13%) SCDPM
2 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Sitecore
3 5 (16.13%) McAfee
4 4 (12.90%) ESRI
4 4 (12.90%) Casewise
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat