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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 62 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.29% 2.89% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 0
Average daily rate £421 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
46 45 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.59% 6.51% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £315 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) hybris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) MQTT
5 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) VMware