The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 37 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.42% 1.12% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.78% 29.41% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £250 £330 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% -30.52%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23 17 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 6.95% 3.81% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 14
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cirencester -2 2 £250 -37.50% 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Ninject
4 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 4 (26.67%) LINQ
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Process Management
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) Jupyter
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Zeppelin
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) HBase
3 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) LINQ
3 4 (26.67%) Ninject
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) AutoMapper
4 2 (13.33%) StructureMap
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Kafka
5 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (6.67%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Process Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Deduplication
5 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Neural Network
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) R
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ambari
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (6.67%) Oozie
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
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