Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.29% 3.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Cheltenham median daily rate - £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -37.50%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £375 £313
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -38.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Cloud Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.11% 3.86% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Cheltenham median daily rate £299 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.90% +14.81% +8.00%
10th Percentile £220 £211 £284
90th Percentile £385 £428 £544
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £375 £385
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.60% +31.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.52% +8.00% -93.42%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Cheltenham

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Cheltenham