Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £544 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 208 240
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 +48
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 40 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.48% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 4
City of London median daily rate £544 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% -1.25% +35.14%
10th Percentile £425 £266 £450
90th Percentile £647 £575 £550
Central London median daily rate £525 £481 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% +11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,639 6,360 6,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.54% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 4,889 5,171
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £303
90th Percentile £678 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £458
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.20% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 75 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £18.73
% change year-on-year +0.04% -0.17% +4.03%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer
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 Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (65.00%) DevOps
3 23 (57.50%) Windows
4 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
5 16 (40.00%) JSON
5 16 (40.00%) C#
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) .NET
6 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (22.50%) REST
10 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.50%) Task Automation
12 6 (15.00%) PaaS
12 6 (15.00%) IaaS
12 6 (15.00%) Linux
12 6 (15.00%) Python
13 5 (12.50%) ETL
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
14 4 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
14 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory

Azure Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Jetty
4 1 (2.50%) Mongrel
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.00%) IaaS
3 6 (15.00%) PaaS
4 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) Office 365
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.50%) Power BI
4 3 (7.50%) Spotfire
5 2 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) git-flow
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.50%) Subversion
6 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) JSON
2 14 (35.00%) .NET
3 9 (22.50%) REST
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) Kafka
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.00%) React
6 1 (2.50%) JRuby
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (2.50%) SailPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Servlets
6 1 (2.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) DevOps
2 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.50%) Task Automation
4 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Data Science
6 3 (7.50%) Data Security
6 3 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) Kanban
6 3 (7.50%) Metadata Management
6 3 (7.50%) Microservices
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
2 16 (40.00%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) R
6 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.50%) Scala
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCIE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) CCSA
2 1 (2.50%) CISM
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) HDFS
4 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
1 3 (7.50%) Terraform
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Graylog
3 1 (2.50%) Kibana
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Alteryx
3 3 (7.50%) Informatica
3 3 (7.50%) Tableau
3 3 (7.50%) Talend
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) New Relic
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow