Period
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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 99 142
Rank change year-on-year -26 +43 +21
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 64 51 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.79% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.99% 5.05% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 14
10th Percentile £380 £373 £222
25th Percentile £513 £393 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £514
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -12.37% +2.70%
75th Percentile £584 £544 £614
90th Percentile £638 £698 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £446 £543
% change year-on-year +17.71% -17.87% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £19.78 - -
Median hourly rate £20.19 - -
75th Percentile £20.59 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 - -

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 1,604 1,009 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.68% 35.49% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 731 780
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -4.29%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Moorgate - 1 £213 -
Azure Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 64 (100.00%) Azure
2 59 (92.19%) Active Directory
3 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
4 40 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
5 39 (60.94%) PowerShell
6 27 (42.19%) Migration
6 27 (42.19%) SCCM
7 26 (40.63%) ITIL
8 21 (32.81%) Windows
9 20 (31.25%) CCNA
9 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (29.69%) MCP
10 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2
10 19 (29.69%) MCSE
10 19 (29.69%) MCSA
10 19 (29.69%) Degree
10 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (18.75%) Social Skills
13 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
14 10 (15.63%) Citrix
15 9 (14.06%) SaaS
15 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure as Code
16 8 (12.50%) IaaS
16 8 (12.50%) Finance
17 7 (10.94%) PaaS
17 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
17 7 (10.94%) DevOps

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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (100.00%) Azure
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (14.06%) SaaS
4 8 (12.50%) IaaS
5 7 (10.94%) PaaS
6 5 (7.81%) Azure Monitor
7 4 (6.25%) AWS
7 4 (6.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (6.25%) OneDrive
8 3 (4.69%) AWS Direct Connect
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.13%) Power Platform
9 2 (3.13%) Serverless
10 1 (1.56%) GitHub
10 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.56%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
4 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.56%) IPsec
6 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Skype
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) GitLab
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.56%) Qt Creator
3 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Architect
2 23 (35.94%) Azure Architect
3 10 (15.63%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft 365 Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (3.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.69%) Node.js
3 2 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) OAuth
3 2 (3.13%) REST
3 2 (3.13%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.56%) OpenID
4 1 (1.56%) QML
4 1 (1.56%) Qt
4 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.56%) SAML
4 1 (1.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) PKI
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Housing Association
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) BYOD
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) VMS
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Migration
2 26 (40.63%) ITIL
3 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (10.94%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) CI/CD
6 6 (9.38%) Technology Roadmap
7 5 (7.81%) Analytics
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.25%) Log Analytics
8 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (4.69%) Software Assurance
9 3 (4.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) Bash
4 2 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) CCNA
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 19 (29.69%) MCP
2 19 (29.69%) MCSA
2 19 (29.69%) MCSE
2 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 59 (92.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Docker
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) SCCM
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (10.94%) Terraform
4 5 (7.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
6 2 (3.13%) SCSM
7 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.56%) Ansible
7 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.56%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.56%) Packer
7 1 (1.56%) Puppet
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Citrix
3 3 (4.69%) Okta
3 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Mitel
5 1 (1.56%) CA
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
5 1 (1.56%) Veeam
5 1 (1.56%) Zerto
5 1 (1.56%) Zscaler