Period
to 31 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - +78
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 8 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.44% 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.099% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £506 £575
% change year-on-year -6.17% -11.96% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 523 1,013 991
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 94.58% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 575 489
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £231
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 115 102
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -5.71% -27.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.42
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £47.40
Median hourly rate £18.13 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.28% -3.03% -17.09%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Azure Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Azure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
Peterborough +9 5 £438 +75.00%
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Azure Engineer
East of England

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) Serverless
2 4 (50.00%) Data Science
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 4 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 4 (50.00%) Databricks
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Functions
3 3 (37.50%) NIST
3 3 (37.50%) COBIT
3 3 (37.50%) Blog
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Functions
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Serverless
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mart
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Blog
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Data Science
1 4 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) AICPA
1 3 (37.50%) COBIT
1 3 (37.50%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Databricks
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards