Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Active Directory over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 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 Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > East of England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 186 197
Rank change year-on-year +34 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 19 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.50% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.11% 2.25% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +55.17%
10th Percentile £326 £269 £360
90th Percentile £430 £517 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +400.00% -4.48% -

Azure Active Directory 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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 900 1,021 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.47% 20.46% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 626 430
East of England median daily rate £445 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £225 £165 £145
90th Percentile £625 £600 £584
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 14
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -72.00% +290.63%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £37.00
90th Percentile £54.38 £33.88 £63.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.66
% change year-on-year +22.86% -15.27% +8.71%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the East of England

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the East of England

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory within the East of England region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +9 8 £420 -1.18% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £380 -20.83% 5
Bedfordshire +9 2 - -
Essex +51 1 £313 -28.57%
Suffolk 0 1 - - 2
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Active Directory 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 East of England region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (94.74%) PowerShell
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Office 365
5 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
5 11 (57.89%) Skype
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) Migration
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) Windows 2000
7 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (36.84%) Polycom
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (36.84%) Server Building
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (36.84%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Project Management
8 6 (31.58%) MCSE

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
2 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Azure
2 12 (63.16%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) OneDrive
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.26%) AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (5.26%) GCP
4 1 (5.26%) GitHub
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Skype
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 2000
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
2 7 (36.84%) Server Building
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCSE
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Master's Degree
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Polycom
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds