Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Azure Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Active Directory over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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 Active Directory (Azure AD)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 148 148
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 +20
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 56 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.36% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.04% 3.50% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 7
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £362 £338 £463
90th Percentile £590 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year -4.48% - -

Azure Active Directory 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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 927 743 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.58% 18.11% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 426 270
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £255
90th Percentile £611 £588 £596
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.59% -4.03% +24.34%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.98 £14.77
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.23 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +12.90% -9.14% +3.39%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Berkshire

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in Berkshire

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in Berkshire

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Reading +15 43 £438 +6.71% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £413 -
Slough - 1 £572 - 1
Azure Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
4 25 (44.64%) Windows
5 19 (33.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (33.93%) PowerShell
6 15 (26.79%) Technical Leadership
7 13 (23.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (21.43%) Office 365
9 11 (19.64%) DNS
10 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (16.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (16.07%) IaaS
11 9 (16.07%) SQL
12 8 (14.29%) Identity Management
12 8 (14.29%) Business Continuity
12 8 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
12 8 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (12.50%) PaaS
13 7 (12.50%) CRM
13 7 (12.50%) B2C
14 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (10.71%) Public Cloud
14 6 (10.71%) DevOps
15 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
15 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
15 5 (8.93%) Privileged Access Management
15 5 (8.93%) Service Design
15 5 (8.93%) DHCP
15 5 (8.93%) Firewall

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.43%) Office 365
3 9 (16.07%) IaaS
4 7 (12.50%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) DHCP
2 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (3.57%) Power BI
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Consultant
2 18 (32.14%) Azure Consultant
3 13 (23.21%) Active Directory Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Specialist
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Active Directory Expert
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) JSON
1 1 (1.79%) REST
1 1 (1.79%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.79%) SAML
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (26.79%) Technical Leadership
3 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 8 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 8 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
5 7 (12.50%) B2C
5 7 (12.50%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (8.93%) Service Design
7 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Analytics
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) MCITP
2 3 (5.36%) MCTS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) APMP
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 52 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (8.93%) Nessus
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) CyberArk
2 1 (1.79%) Nokia