Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 3 April 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 ExpressRoute
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 248 248
Rank change year-on-year +81 0 -26
Contract jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 7 2 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.030% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.54% 0.096% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 13
Median daily rate £625 £675 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +62.65% -17.00%
10th Percentile £613 £663 £313
90th Percentile £638 £688 £673
Central London median daily rate £625 £563 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +35.54% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Azure ExpressRoute 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 1,297 2,074 1,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.10% 30.67% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 1,624 1,346
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £329
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
Median hourly rate £30.72 £19.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.63% -4.38% -5.46%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.88 £23.65 £50.35
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% -5.46%

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure ExpressRoute as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the City of London

Azure ExpressRoute
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 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 ExpressRoute.

1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) EAI
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (42.86%) iPaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Azure Stack
3 3 (42.86%) Insurtech
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Architectural Design
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) IaaS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management

Azure ExpressRoute
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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Stack
2 3 (42.86%) iPaaS
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Messaging Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) EAI
1 3 (42.86%) Insurtech
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
1 3 (42.86%) Network Virtualisation
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Architectural Design
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) VMware