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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 46 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.58% 0.79% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.31% 22.73% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £525 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
58 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.80% 3.46% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 17
Median daily rate £500 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 May 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 May 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 +10 10 £875 +169.23% 1
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Office 365
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) SaaS
3 7 (36.84%) Project Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (26.32%) Network Design
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) PaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (21.05%) IaaS
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) Back Office
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
5 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
2 7 (36.84%) SaaS
3 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) IaaS
4 4 (21.05%) PaaS
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Back Office
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) High Availability
1 7 (36.84%) Project Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) hybris
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO