Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 126 154
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 32 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 0.86% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.16% 7.35% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 12
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £356 £375 £363
90th Percentile £550 £555 £618
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -10.53% -13.64% +214.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.03% - -

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 770 449 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.55% 11.77% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 259 320
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.18%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £228
90th Percentile £638 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -36.26% +35.24%
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.15% -19.51% -1.20%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -11 16 £411 -8.61% 2
Maidenhead - 9 £488 - 2
Bracknell +1 3 £500 - 1
Azure Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) Office 365
5 8 (25.00%) IaaS
5 8 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (18.75%) Presales
7 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) Firewall
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
8 5 (15.63%) CyberArk
8 5 (15.63%) REST
8 5 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (15.63%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
9 4 (12.50%) Terraform
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
9 4 (12.50%) SailPoint
9 4 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (12.50%) DNS
9 4 (12.50%) IIS
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Nokia

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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (28.13%) Office 365
3 8 (25.00%) IaaS
4 4 (12.50%) PaaS
5 3 (9.38%) SaaS
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) REST
2 4 (12.50%) SailPoint
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.75%) Presales
3 5 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Microservices
7 1 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.13%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (3.13%) Privileged Identity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
1 2 (6.25%) MCTS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
System Software
1 32 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (12.50%) Terraform
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) CyberArk
3 4 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (6.25%) Samsung
5 1 (3.13%) Capita