Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 March 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 92 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +43
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.61% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 1.28% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Cheshire median daily rate £525 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.48% -
10th Percentile £308 £313 £326
90th Percentile £613 £618 £439
North West median daily rate £456 £475 £303
% change year-on-year -3.95% +57.02% -30.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 329 234 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.48% 17.42% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 153 95
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +14.46% -2.35%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £250
90th Percentile £640 £600 £560
North West median daily rate £465 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.29% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +13.73% -63.57%
10th Percentile £17.43 £13.60 £9.85
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.25 £39.13
North West median hourly rate £17.47 £14.46 £14.29
% change year-on-year +20.78% +1.19% -59.17%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Cheshire

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in Cheshire

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in Cheshire

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 March 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
Warrington +8 4 £363 +31.82%
Crewe -1 3 £550 +4.76%
Azure Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Boomi
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DMZ
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Boomi
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DMZ
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Data Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) MIIS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft