Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 214 240
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 52 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.55% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 6
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +12.43%
10th Percentile £429 £281 £431
90th Percentile £614 £575 £607
Central London median daily rate £528 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.50% -4.76% +11.11%
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 6,610 6,504 6,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.81% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,229 5,110 5,072
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

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 21 October 2018.

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

Azure Engineer
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 Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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 - 18 £575 -
Azure Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (67.31%) Windows
3 34 (65.38%) DevOps
4 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
5 24 (46.15%) Linux
6 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
7 20 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (38.46%) Terraform
8 19 (36.54%) Finance
8 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (34.62%) X-Windows
10 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
11 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (17.31%) .NET
14 8 (15.38%) PaaS
14 8 (15.38%) IaaS
15 7 (13.46%) Office 365
15 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (13.46%) SQL
16 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
16 6 (11.54%) JSON
16 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
16 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (9.62%) Scrum
17 5 (9.62%) Oracle
17 5 (9.62%) Python

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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 4 (7.69%) SAS
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (15.38%) IaaS
3 8 (15.38%) PaaS
4 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (13.46%) Office 365
5 2 (3.85%) SaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Datadog
6 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.69%) Power BI
2 4 (7.69%) Spotfire
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.85%) git-flow
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.92%) Spock
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) X-Windows
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) JSON
4 4 (7.69%) Kafka
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.92%) Middleware
7 1 (1.92%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Linux
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
4 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) DevOps
2 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) Scrum
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.69%) Data Science
4 4 (7.69%) Data Security
4 4 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (7.69%) ETL
4 4 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 4 (7.69%) Kanban
4 4 (7.69%) Metadata Management
4 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.77%) Analytics
5 3 (5.77%) Microservices
5 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 4 (7.69%) R
4 4 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) Groovy
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCIE
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) CCSA
2 1 (1.92%) CISM
2 1 (1.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.69%) Apache Flume
4 3 (5.77%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (38.46%) Terraform
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (5.77%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.77%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Alteryx
3 4 (7.69%) Informatica
3 4 (7.69%) Tableau
3 4 (7.69%) Talend
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk