Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 211 228
Rank change year-on-year +33 +17 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 81 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 0.55% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.58% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 10
City of London median daily rate £550 £480 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.70% +2.38%
10th Percentile £401 £315 £456
90th Percentile £588 £575 £614
Central London median daily rate £538 £480 £525
% change year-on-year +11.98% -8.57% -
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 6,754 6,761 6,194
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.61% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,314 5,368 4,901
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 93 69
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £30.75 £51.11
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.17
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.45% -4.64%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 - 30 £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 17 December 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 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (66.67%) DevOps
3 51 (62.96%) Windows
4 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 39 (48.15%) Windows Server
6 36 (44.44%) Linux
7 34 (41.98%) Finance
8 32 (39.51%) Terraform
8 32 (39.51%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (38.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (37.04%) X-Windows
11 21 (25.93%) PowerShell
12 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.28%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (16.05%) SQL
15 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 11 (13.58%) Office 365
16 11 (13.58%) IaaS
17 10 (12.35%) PaaS
18 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
19 8 (9.88%) SCCM
19 8 (9.88%) Python
19 8 (9.88%) .NET
19 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
20 7 (8.64%) Power BI
20 7 (8.64%) Oracle
20 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
20 7 (8.64%) ITIL
20 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
21 6 (7.41%) Visualisation

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 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
1 6 (7.41%) SAS
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (13.58%) IaaS
3 11 (13.58%) Office 365
4 10 (12.35%) PaaS
5 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (4.94%) SaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Akamai
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.23%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.23%) Datadog
7 1 (1.23%) GitHub
7 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) DHCP
4 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.64%) Power BI
2 6 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 6 (7.41%) Spotfire
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.47%) git-flow
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) GitLab
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.23%) Spock
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) X-Windows
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
3 6 (7.41%) JSON
3 6 (7.41%) Kafka
4 1 (1.23%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.23%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.23%) Fintech
3 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 36 (44.44%) Linux
4 31 (38.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) DevOps
2 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.64%) ITIL
4 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 6 (7.41%) Data Science
4 6 (7.41%) Data Security
4 6 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (7.41%) ETL
4 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 6 (7.41%) Metadata Management
4 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.94%) Microservices
6 4 (4.94%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.70%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.05%) SQL
3 8 (9.88%) Python
4 6 (7.41%) MATLAB
4 6 (7.41%) R
4 6 (7.41%) Scala
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) C#
5 4 (4.94%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) Groovy
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) CCNA
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Flume
2 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) Docker
4 1 (1.23%) vCloud
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (39.51%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (39.51%) Terraform
2 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
2 8 (9.88%) SCCM
3 6 (7.41%) Ansible
4 5 (6.17%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.70%) SCOM
6 2 (2.47%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) Alteryx
3 6 (7.41%) Informatica
3 6 (7.41%) Tableau
3 6 (7.41%) Talend
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) CommVault
6 1 (1.23%) NetApp
6 1 (1.23%) New Relic
6 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat