Period
to 22 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Azure Storage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Storage over the 6 months to 22 September 2021 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 Storage
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 115 213
Rank change year-on-year -54 +98 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Storage 5 7 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.36% 1.15% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
10th Percentile £405 £523 £463
25th Percentile £413 £569 £465
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £588 £700
Median % change year-on-year -27.66% -16.07% -
75th Percentile £513 £619 £775
90th Percentile £595 £638 "
Central London median daily rate £425 £588 £663
% change year-on-year -27.66% -11.32% +21.00%

Azure Storage 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 1,375 610 2,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.62% 34.31% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,047 481 1,655
10th Percentile £374 £313 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.44%
75th Percentile £644 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 18
10th Percentile £13.63 £16.50 £17.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% - +11.84%
75th Percentile £26.63 £28.81 £23.69
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.18 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +10.26%

Azure Storage
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Storage in the City of London

Azure Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Storage in the City of London

Azure Storage
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Storage in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Storage in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Storage 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 Storage.

1 5 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Law
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (60.00%) PowerCLI
3 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery

Azure Storage
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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Functions
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Logic Apps
3 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) HP Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Data Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Go
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) IFRS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) PowerCLI
1 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) StreamSets