Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 205 215
Rank change year-on-year +46 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 66 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 0.75% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 2.87% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 24
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +49.02% -36.25%
10th Percentile £383 £368 £106
90th Percentile £630 £572 £529
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 2,092 1,814 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.58% 26.33% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,487 862
City of London median daily rate £525 £523 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +4.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19.03 £13.00 £12.71
90th Percentile £57.08 £31.15 £30.23
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -26.92%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor 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 16 September 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
Moorgate - 2 £550 -
Azure Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 66 (100.00%) Azure
2 57 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
4 40 (60.61%) Office 365
5 28 (42.42%) SQL
6 26 (39.39%) PowerShell
7 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (31.82%) Windows
8 18 (27.27%) SCCM
9 16 (24.24%) Firewall
10 14 (21.21%) DevOps
10 14 (21.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (18.18%) VB
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.18%) Application Packaging
12 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
12 12 (18.18%) Service Design
12 12 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (15.15%) VMware
13 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
13 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
14 9 (13.64%) AWS
15 8 (12.12%) DNS
15 8 (12.12%) .NET
16 7 (10.61%) Migration
16 7 (10.61%) Degree
16 7 (10.61%) PaaS
16 7 (10.61%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 66 (100.00%) Azure
2 40 (60.61%) Office 365
3 9 (13.64%) AWS
4 7 (10.61%) PaaS
5 6 (9.09%) IaaS
5 6 (9.09%) SaaS
6 5 (7.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (7.58%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.03%) Azure Functions
7 2 (3.03%) Power Platform
7 2 (3.03%) Serverless
8 1 (1.52%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (1.52%) GCP
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) DHCP
3 5 (7.58%) VPN
3 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) NAS
5 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.52%) PBX
5 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Power BI
6 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Swashbuckle
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.06%) Publishing
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Azure Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Administrator
3 15 (22.73%) Architect
4 13 (19.70%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (18.18%) Azure Administrator
5 12 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (10.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Active Directory Specialist
8 5 (7.58%) Azure Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Office 365 Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) DevOps Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Office 365 Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.03%) RESTful
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.52%) AutoMapper
4 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) React
4 1 (1.52%) SAML
4 1 (1.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.06%) Social Media
3 3 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) VMS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) DevOps
2 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 12 (18.18%) Service Design
4 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 7 (10.61%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (7.58%) Architecture Roadmap
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.58%) IT Strategy
5 5 (7.58%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.06%) Content Development
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.06%) Functional Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) SQL
2 26 (39.39%) PowerShell
3 12 (18.18%) VB
4 5 (7.58%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CISA
4 1 (1.52%) CISM
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
4 1 (1.52%) GCFA
4 1 (1.52%) GCIH
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 57 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (27.27%) SCCM
3 12 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (9.09%) SCOM
5 4 (6.06%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.06%) PingFederate
5 4 (6.06%) Terraform
6 1 (1.52%) Ansible
6 1 (1.52%) CASB
6 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.52%) Istio
6 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.52%) SCSM
6 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) Samsung
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) Darktrace
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.52%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) Nintex
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec
6 1 (1.52%) Thycotic