Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.99% 3.35% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.32% 38.75% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -38.73%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £263
90th Percentile £488 £496 £500
South West median daily rate £405 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% +32.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +77.78% -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 76 80 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.38% 8.64% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 20
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £369 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -5.14% +29.58%
10th Percentile £188 £164 £254
90th Percentile £448 £491 £444
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +8.00% -93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.50 £18.45 £13.75
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £32.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -43.51% +111.29% -8.82%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 14 £350 -6.67% 4
Cheltenham +6 1 £425 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) React
3 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (30.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (30.00%) Google
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) CISSP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Information Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Author
7 1 (5.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) React
3 3 (15.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) OpenVZ
4 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
1 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (25.00%) CEH
2 5 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Lumension