Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 152 238
Rank change year-on-year +23 +86 -27
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 22 87 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 1.37% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.41% 4.38% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 71 13
Median daily rate £550 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +19.41%
10th Percentile £413 £369 £400
90th Percentile £653 £588 £590
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £516
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.15% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 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 911 1,986 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.03% 31.17% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1,566 1,408
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £312 £369 £341
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £38.20 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.34% -6.82% +3.99%
10th Percentile £22.50 £12.25 £18.65
90th Percentile £58.63 £33.75 £46.73
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +70.73% +2.50% +25.16%

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 6 June 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 21 (95.45%) Azure
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Office 365
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Password Management
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) SCCM
6 4 (18.18%) Insurtech
7 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Microservices
7 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) NHS
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.09%) Ansible
8 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (95.45%) Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Moq
1 1 (4.55%) MSTest
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Finnish Language
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) German Language
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Norwegian Language
1 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
1 1 (4.55%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) IAM Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Management Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Management Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) OpenID
1 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Insurtech
2 4 (18.18%) Password Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (13.64%) Microservices
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) SABSA
5 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) CISM
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (9.09%) Ansible
4 2 (9.09%) Terraform
5 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Okta
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) ConnectWise
3 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.55%) Reuters