The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 47 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.90% 1.64% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 44.83% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £463 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
Microsoft Azure
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
44 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.61% 3.66% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wiltshire region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Corsham - 3 £525 -
Swindon 0 1 £438 +25.00%
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Office 365
4 12 (40.00%) Migration
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 11 (36.67%) SaaS
6 10 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 10 (33.33%) High Availability
6 10 (33.33%) DevOps
7 9 (30.00%) IaaS
7 9 (30.00%) PaaS
7 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Open Source
9 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (23.33%) Microservices
9 7 (23.33%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (23.33%) Network Design
10 6 (20.00%) Firewall
11 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (16.67%) Docker
11 5 (16.67%) Information Security
11 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
2 11 (36.67%) SaaS
3 9 (30.00%) IaaS
3 9 (30.00%) PaaS
4 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) High Availability
2 10 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 8 (26.67%) Open Source
4 7 (23.33%) Microservices
4 7 (23.33%) Network Design
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
9 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix