Period
to 30 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 November 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 102 145
Rank change year-on-year -28 +43 +53
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 55 20 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 1.03% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.66% 3.06% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 55
10th Percentile £318 £365 £368
25th Percentile £400 £434 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £566
90th Percentile £650 £604 £620
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 - £52.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,501 653 1,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.28% 33.49% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,181 520 1,565
10th Percentile £400 £324 £325
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £594 £600
90th Percentile £750 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 18
10th Percentile " £20.25 £18.64
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +1.60% +19.51%
75th Percentile £24.75 £21.88 £22.70
90th Percentile £33.98 £22.25 £24.43
Central London median hourly rate £17.13 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.41% +1.19% +12.30%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

Azure Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 30 November 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £525 -
Azure Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 55 (100.00%) Azure
2 47 (85.45%) Active Directory
3 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (49.09%) Windows
5 26 (47.27%) Microsoft 365
6 18 (32.73%) DevOps
7 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
7 17 (30.91%) Finance
8 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
9 14 (25.45%) PaaS
10 13 (23.64%) IaaS
10 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (21.82%) Migration
11 12 (21.82%) Citrix
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) VMware
12 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.18%) ITIL
13 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
14 9 (16.36%) Terraform
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (16.36%) NetScaler
14 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (14.55%) SCCM
15 8 (14.55%) .NET
16 7 (12.73%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (10.91%) Microservices
17 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
17 6 (10.91%) Project Delivery

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (100.00%) Azure
2 26 (47.27%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (25.45%) PaaS
4 13 (23.64%) IaaS
5 6 (10.91%) Azure Service Bus
5 6 (10.91%) Azure Storage
6 5 (9.09%) NuGet
6 5 (9.09%) SaaS
7 4 (7.27%) AWS
7 4 (7.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (7.27%) Azure Functions
7 4 (7.27%) OneDrive
7 4 (7.27%) Serverless
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Key Vault
8 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
9 2 (3.64%) Azure App Service
9 2 (3.64%) GitHub
9 2 (3.64%) Power Automate
9 2 (3.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) NetScaler
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) DHCP
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) DNS
6 1 (1.82%) IPsec
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Parquet
3 2 (3.64%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.45%) GitLab
2 3 (5.45%) Robot Framework
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) SonarQube
2 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Postman
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Front Office
3 3 (5.45%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Azure Developer
5 4 (7.27%) IT Support
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) PC Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) PC Support
6 3 (5.45%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Core
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.45%) ARM Templates
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.45%) OAuth
4 3 (5.45%) SAML
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) React
5 2 (3.64%) SignalR
5 2 (3.64%) YAML
6 1 (1.82%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) JWT
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Graph
6 1 (1.82%) Middleware
6 1 (1.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Cloud Native
2 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.82%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) DevOps
2 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (21.82%) Migration
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Microservices
6 6 (10.91%) Project Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (7.27%) TDD
9 3 (5.45%) Change Management
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.45%) Kanban
9 3 (5.45%) Release Management
9 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) R
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CCNA
1 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) MCSE
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (85.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (9.09%) Docker
6 4 (7.27%) XenApp
6 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.45%) vSphere
8 1 (1.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (16.36%) Terraform
2 8 (14.55%) SCCM
3 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (7.27%) Ansible
4 4 (7.27%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.45%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (5.45%) PowerCLI
5 3 (5.45%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Citrix
3 11 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) Databricks
6 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.82%) Nintex
7 1 (1.82%) Okta
7 1 (1.82%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.82%) Zscaler