Period
to 16 May 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 16 May 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
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 135 160
Rank change year-on-year +34 +25 +81
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 52 20 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.88% 0.60% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.38% 1.94% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 68
10th Percentile £373 £230 £367
25th Percentile £393 £409 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £427 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.39% -14.60% -1.96%
75th Percentile £544 £600 £550
90th Percentile £698 £653 £566
Central London median daily rate £446 £509 £500
% change year-on-year -12.38% +1.80% -1.48%

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 967 1,029 1,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.05% 30.95% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 809 1,567
10th Percentile £363 £298 £363
25th Percentile £444 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £505 £525
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.10 £12.05
25th Percentile £13.69 £22.11 £13.84
Median hourly rate £18.38 £41.40 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -55.62% +104.44% -7.95%
75th Percentile £24.82 £52.63 £23.50
90th Percentile £27.34 £59.00 £28.56
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £19.63
% change year-on-year -14.90% +34.73% -6.55%

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 16 May 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 16 May 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 -4 1 £385 +40.00%
Azure Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 51 (98.08%) Azure
2 46 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 36 (69.23%) PowerShell
5 35 (67.31%) SharePoint
5 35 (67.31%) Social Skills
6 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
8 29 (55.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 29 (55.77%) DevOps
9 28 (53.85%) QA
10 27 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (51.92%) .NET
11 26 (50.00%) C#
11 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
11 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET
11 26 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (50.00%) TDD
11 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
11 26 (50.00%) TypeScript
11 26 (50.00%) AngularJS
11 26 (50.00%) Analytics
11 26 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (50.00%) Mentoring
11 26 (50.00%) React
11 26 (50.00%) Power BI
11 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
11 26 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
11 26 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 26 (50.00%) Power Platform

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 35 (67.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (98.08%) Azure
2 26 (50.00%) Power Platform
3 17 (32.69%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (9.62%) IaaS
4 5 (9.62%) OneDrive
5 4 (7.69%) PaaS
6 3 (5.77%) Mimecast
6 3 (5.77%) SaaS
7 2 (3.85%) AWS
7 2 (3.85%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (3.85%) GCP
8 1 (1.92%) Boomi
8 1 (1.92%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) DHCP
3 3 (5.77%) VSAN
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.92%) PSTN
5 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (50.00%) Power BI
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (67.31%) Social Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Technical Leader
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Principal Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft 365 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) .NET
2 26 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 26 (50.00%) React
3 1 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) SAML
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) DevOps
3 27 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (50.00%) Analytics
4 26 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 26 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 26 (50.00%) TDD
5 17 (32.69%) Information Security
6 13 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
6 13 (25.00%) Project Roadmap
7 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) ITIL
8 7 (13.46%) Migration
9 5 (9.62%) ITSM
9 5 (9.62%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 26 (50.00%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.85%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Ada
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CISM
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (53.85%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) NIST
System Software
1 46 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) NFS
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (9.62%) vCenter Server
4 4 (7.69%) Terraform
5 3 (5.77%) PowerCLI
6 2 (3.85%) Ansible
6 2 (3.85%) SCOM
6 2 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Avaya
5 1 (1.92%) BeyondTrust
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) Draytek
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Okta
5 1 (1.92%) OneLogin
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec