The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Bristol
Rank 49 56 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.63% 1.79% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.30% 26.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £458 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.85% +40.00%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 60 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.38% 6.73% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 23
Median daily rate £368 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -86.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 30 (53.57%) .NET
1 30 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
3 24 (42.86%) C#
4 23 (41.07%) MVC
5 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
8 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
9 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (28.57%) High Availability
10 15 (26.79%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) Windows
11 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
12 13 (23.21%) CSS
13 12 (21.43%) TDD
13 12 (21.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (19.64%) Office 365
15 10 (17.86%) Web Design
15 10 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (17.86%) Xamarin
16 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
16 9 (16.07%) DevOps
16 9 (16.07%) Big Data
16 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
16 9 (16.07%) MySQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Office 365
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.93%) IaaS
4 3 (5.36%) GitHub
4 3 (5.36%) PaaS
4 3 (5.36%) SaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) DNS
1 6 (10.71%) LAN
1 6 (10.71%) WAN
2 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) WebEx
5 1 (1.79%) AMQP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.79%) FWSM
5 1 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (16.07%) Big Data
3 9 (16.07%) MySQL
3 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Ant
5 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.79%) Protractor
5 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.79%) TestNG
5 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Azure Developer
5 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) AWS Developer
6 10 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Consultant
8 7 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
9 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
11 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (26.79%) HTML
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (23.21%) CSS
8 7 (12.50%) WCF
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 4 (7.14%) Node.js
10 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (7.14%) React
11 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
12 2 (3.57%) JSON
12 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.79%) DHTML
13 1 (1.79%) WinForms
13 1 (1.79%) WPF
13 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) Blog
4 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) MVC
2 16 (28.57%) High Availability
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
5 12 (21.43%) TDD
6 10 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (17.86%) Web Design
7 9 (16.07%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) CRM
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
10 3 (5.36%) CQRS
10 3 (5.36%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.36%) Microservices
10 3 (5.36%) MVVM
10 3 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) C#
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) Ruby
4 3 (5.36%) Scala
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) F#
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) CISMP
1 2 (3.57%) CISSP
1 2 (3.57%) GSEC
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) SELinux
3 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) F5
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk
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