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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.20% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.54% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.66%
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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
55 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.11% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 24 October 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 - 17 £375 - 1
West Wales - - - -
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 16 (44.44%) Office 365
4 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Windows
4 15 (41.67%) Migration
5 14 (38.89%) GIS
6 13 (36.11%) Scrum
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
7 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (30.56%) .NET
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.78%) DHCP
9 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.78%) VPN
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) Data Migration
9 10 (27.78%) Lync
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Intune
10 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
10 9 (25.00%) TDD
10 9 (25.00%) Validation
10 9 (25.00%) CRM
10 9 (25.00%) IIS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) Lync
3 9 (25.00%) IIS
4 5 (13.89%) ArcGIS
5 4 (11.11%) CMS
5 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DHCP
1 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 10 (27.78%) VPN
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.11%) MS Access
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Data Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Trainer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) HTML5
4 5 (13.89%) REST
4 5 (13.89%) CSS3
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) Ajax
4 5 (13.89%) jQuery
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Sass
7 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) GIS
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Scrum
3 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 10 (27.78%) Data Migration
4 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (25.00%) CRM
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
4 9 (25.00%) Validation
5 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 5 (13.89%) Data Mapping
6 5 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Document Management
8 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) VBScript
4 3 (8.33%) VB
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) MCSE
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (22.22%) MCTS
1 8 (22.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Windows Intune
2 8 (22.22%) SCDPM
2 8 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (13.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) McAfee
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Casewise
4 4 (11.11%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.56%) ESRI
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago