Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 158 201
Rank change year-on-year +70 +43 +24
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 23 74 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 1.25% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.90% 3.70% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 49
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +40.74%
10th Percentile £425 £368 £368
90th Percentile £610 £626 £590
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 589 2,001 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 33.69% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 1,582 1,551
Median daily rate £514 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £316 £345 £338
90th Percentile £638 £651 £663
Central London median daily rate £523 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.48% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.68
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +36.90% +11.94% -1.26%

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 31 October 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (100.00%) Azure
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) Office 365
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Password Management
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Terraform
7 5 (21.74%) Insurtech
8 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (17.39%) Databricks
8 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
8 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
8 4 (17.39%) PaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security
8 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) VBScript
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 4 (17.39%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Power Automate
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (13.04%) Parquet
1 3 (13.04%) Redis
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) IAM Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Packager
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Identity Management Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Management Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) .NET Core
1 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
1 3 (13.04%) SignalR
2 1 (4.35%) OAuth
2 1 (4.35%) OAuth2
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) Velocity
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Insurtech
3 5 (21.74%) Password Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
4 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) VBScript
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) R
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) Terraform
3 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Databricks
3 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee