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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 53 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.44% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.63% 7.69% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
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
64 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.21% 3.58% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 7
Median daily rate £488 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £297 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £396 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Swindon +2 4 £283 -19.28% 1
Corsham - 1 £700 -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) DevOps
5 10 (43.48%) Migration
5 10 (43.48%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (34.78%) Docker
8 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (30.43%) Microservices
9 6 (26.09%) IaaS
9 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) PaaS
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
11 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
11 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
12 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
12 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
12 3 (13.04%) Python
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
12 3 (13.04%) Debian
12 3 (13.04%) Service Management
12 3 (13.04%) CentOS
12 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Azure Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
1 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 10 (43.48%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) Microservices
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Python
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (34.78%) Docker
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) VMware