The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Devon
Rank 28 28 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.47% 3.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £370 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.73% -  
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 Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39 22 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 15.06% 11.46% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 2
Median daily rate £519 £440 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.89% -12.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +135.00%  
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Devon over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Plymouth - 4 £353 - 4
Exeter -8 3 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
3 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (35.71%) ISO 14001
3 5 (35.71%) Internet of Things
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.14%) Docker
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IoT Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Storage Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 14001
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle