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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 47 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.16% 0.29% 1.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.43% 4.76% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £363 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.94% +12.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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
70 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.09% 6.11% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Swindon - 9 £350 - 1
Corsham - 1 £700 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) DevOps
4 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (48.28%) Docker
5 13 (44.83%) Microservices
5 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) Migration
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Open Source
8 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
9 8 (27.59%) Oracle
9 8 (27.59%) Ansible
10 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (20.69%) Database Tuning
11 6 (20.69%) Web Development
11 6 (20.69%) JIRA
11 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
11 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.69%) Java
11 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
11 6 (20.69%) ELK Stack
11 6 (20.69%) Web Operations
11 6 (20.69%) Amazon Linux

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 6 (20.69%) Confluence
1 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Azure Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) ELK Stack
1 6 (20.69%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.69%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (10.34%) CentOS
5 3 (10.34%) Debian
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 13 (44.83%) Microservices
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 10 (34.48%) Open Source
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Database Tuning
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 6 (20.69%) Web Operations
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) People Management
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.45%) SDLC
9 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Docker
2 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
2 6 (20.69%) Icinga
2 6 (20.69%) Kibana
2 6 (20.69%) logstash
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk
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