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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 62 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.33% 2.88% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.29% 54.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £403 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -
Microsoft Azure
UK

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
35 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.88% 5.33% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 7
Average daily rate £380 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -20 9 £413 +10.00% 2
Mid Wales - 1 £275 -
West Wales - 1 £300 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) GIS
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) Vagrant
7 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (17.39%) Taxonomies

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) ArcGIS
3 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
1 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) GIS
2 4 (17.39%) Taxonomies
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCTS
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Vagrant
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Salt
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Alterian
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) ESRI
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Sencha
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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