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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.75% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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
28 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.09% 2.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 0
Average daily rate £425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 January 2015. 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 - 12 £425 - 3
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
3 17 (58.62%) SharePoint
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (44.83%) Migration
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) .NET
7 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (34.48%) Office 365
9 9 (31.03%) Data Migration
9 9 (31.03%) C#
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) XML
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (31.03%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) MVC
10 8 (27.59%) MS Office
10 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
10 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
10 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
10 8 (27.59%) jQuery
10 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (27.59%) HTML5
10 8 (27.59%) Ajax
10 8 (27.59%) CSS3
11 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (24.14%) CRM
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (58.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) Lync
3 4 (13.79%) ArcGIS
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
3 3 (10.34%) MPLS
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.79%) MS Access
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Data Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Intranet Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Intranet Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) XML
2 9 (31.03%) CSS
3 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 8 (27.59%) jQuery
3 8 (27.59%) HTML5
3 8 (27.59%) Ajax
3 8 (27.59%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (17.24%) REST
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Sass
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) GIS
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Data Migration
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (24.14%) CRM
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (17.24%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (6.90%) UML
10 2 (6.90%) Service Management
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
1 3 (10.34%) MCTS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Intune
2 3 (10.34%) SCDPM
2 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) McAfee
2 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Juniper
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Casewise
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Alterian
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