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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 38 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.69% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.22% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
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
45 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.36% 0.78% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon +19 15 £375 -16.66%
Chippenham - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
5 14 (51.85%) Retail
6 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) MVC
8 8 (29.63%) OO
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) WCF
8 8 (29.63%) DevOps
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) TDD
9 7 (25.93%) Ajax
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (22.22%) OOD
10 6 (22.22%) MSMQ
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (22.22%) Waterfall

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 14 (51.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) WCF
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (22.22%) MSMQ
5 6 (22.22%) SOAP
5 6 (22.22%) LINQ
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) CAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 8 (29.63%) OO
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (22.22%) OOD
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle