Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 +44 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.80% 3.50% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.04% 34.78% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 2
Somerset median daily rate £400 £900 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +132.26% +9.93%
10th Percentile £278 £345 £334
90th Percentile £453 £1,000 £431
South West median daily rate £405 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% +32.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 96 46 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.43% 10.07% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 4
Somerset median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -12.79%
10th Percentile £106 £213 £319
90th Percentile £522 £645 £434
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.94% - -
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset 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
Taunton -3 11 £405 -55.00%
Bath -3 8 £375 - 6
Yeovil - 4 - -
Frome - 1 £365 -
Glastonbury - 1 - -
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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 11 (44.00%) Linux
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) Migration
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Office 365
5 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) DHCP
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Squid
8 4 (16.00%) Samba
8 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) Extranet
3 4 (16.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (16.00%) HBase
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) RIA
2 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.00%) Samba
2 4 (16.00%) Squid
3 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Nagios
1 4 (16.00%) Oozie
1 4 (16.00%) Webmin
1 4 (16.00%) Xymon
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
4 4 (16.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Snow
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Sophos