Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 231 212
Rank change year-on-year +74 -19 -6
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 82 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.19% 0.99% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 12 17
City of London median daily rate £500 £510 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -2.70%
10th Percentile £366 £408 £106
90th Percentile £572 £592 £543
Central London median daily rate £500 £508 £450
% change year-on-year -1.48% +12.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,958 1,718 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.40% 24.55% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,533 1,395 736
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.99% +0.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £16.43 £13.36
90th Percentile £37.58 £51.40 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £15.98
% change year-on-year -2.38% +31.41% -20.10%

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 19 May 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 19 May 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 - 17 £550 -
Azure Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (69.51%) Active Directory
3 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 35 (42.68%) PowerShell
5 33 (40.24%) Office 365
6 31 (37.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 27 (32.93%) DevOps
8 26 (31.71%) SQL
9 21 (25.61%) Windows
10 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.95%) Terraform
11 18 (21.95%) Microservices
11 18 (21.95%) SCCM
11 18 (21.95%) Finance
12 17 (20.73%) Kubernetes
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Intune
13 12 (14.63%) Migration
13 12 (14.63%) C#
13 12 (14.63%) DNS
13 12 (14.63%) Firewall
14 11 (13.41%) VB
14 11 (13.41%) Application Packaging
14 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
16 9 (10.98%) DHCP
16 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
16 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
16 9 (10.98%) IaaS
16 9 (10.98%) PaaS

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 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.44%) Anypoint
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (40.24%) Office 365
3 9 (10.98%) IaaS
3 9 (10.98%) PaaS
4 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.54%) SaaS
5 6 (7.32%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (6.10%) OneDrive
6 5 (6.10%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.88%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (3.66%) Serverless
9 1 (1.22%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.22%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) DNS
1 12 (14.63%) Firewall
2 9 (10.98%) DHCP
3 6 (7.32%) Skype
4 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.66%) NAS
5 3 (3.66%) SAN
5 3 (3.66%) SMTP
5 3 (3.66%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (2.44%) DKIM
6 2 (2.44%) DMARC
7 1 (1.22%) HTTP
7 1 (1.22%) SNMP
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
7 1 (1.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.80%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.32%) Data Lake
4 5 (6.10%) Power BI
5 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.22%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.22%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MSTest
1 3 (3.66%) NUnit
1 3 (3.66%) QUnit
1 3 (3.66%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.22%) git-flow
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) JMeter
3 1 (1.22%) JUnit
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Azure DevOps
2 19 (23.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Azure Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Azure Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Azure Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 3 (3.66%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.44%) JSON
3 2 (2.44%) Node.js
3 2 (2.44%) Swagger
4 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.22%) hapi
4 1 (1.22%) HATEOAS
4 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) JSON Schema
4 1 (1.22%) LINQ
4 1 (1.22%) Lucene
4 1 (1.22%) OAuth
4 1 (1.22%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.22%) WSDL
4 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Fintech
4 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) DevOps
2 18 (21.95%) Microservices
3 12 (14.63%) Migration
4 11 (13.41%) Application Packaging
4 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
6 8 (9.76%) Identity Management
6 8 (9.76%) Service Design
7 5 (6.10%) Analytics
7 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
9 3 (3.66%) ETL
9 3 (3.66%) High Availability
9 3 (3.66%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.68%) PowerShell
2 26 (31.71%) SQL
3 12 (14.63%) C#
4 11 (13.41%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) MCITP
1 1 (1.22%) MCTS
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) PSD2
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 57 (69.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) SCCM
1 18 (21.95%) Terraform
2 17 (20.73%) Kubernetes
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (8.54%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (7.32%) SCOM
5 4 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.66%) SCSM
6 3 (3.66%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.22%) Ansible
7 1 (1.22%) PingFederate
7 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) Dell
4 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.66%) NetApp
4 3 (3.66%) Symantec
4 3 (3.66%) Veritas
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) IronPort
5 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) FireEye
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Ping Identity