Period
to 18 September 2021

The median contractor rate for an Azure Infrastructure Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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.

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 - 231
Rank change year-on-year - +231 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Infrastructure Engineer 18 0 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
10th Percentile £413 " "
25th Percentile £450 " £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 - £475
75th Percentile £538 " £488
90th Percentile £546 " £544
Central London median daily rate £525 - £475

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 3,344 1,650 5,900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.96% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,479 1,224 4,671
10th Percentile £353 £313 £318
25th Percentile £450 £413 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £505 £513
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% -1.46% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £501
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.10% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 72
10th Percentile £12.88 £16.25 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.00 £20.00 £12.70
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.75 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.17% +98.65% -1.07%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.44 £22.80
90th Percentile £62.35 £53.70 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £35.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.48% +83.33% +4.28%

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, Azure Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Azure
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) Citrix
5 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
7 7 (38.89%) Firewall
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) Project Delivery
9 5 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (27.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
10 4 (22.22%) IaaS
11 3 (16.67%) PowerCLI
11 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
11 3 (16.67%) Okta
11 3 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (16.67%) Data Centre

Azure Infrastructure 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Azure
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (27.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) IaaS
5 3 (16.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (16.67%) Azure Storage
5 3 (16.67%) Mimecast
6 2 (11.11%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
5 3 (16.67%) Email Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) PowerCLI
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (16.67%) Okta
5 2 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Centrify