Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 183 176
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 17 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.90% 2.02% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +23.38% -
10th Percentile £305 £375 £240
90th Percentile £525 £531 £525
England median daily rate £469 £461 £475
% change year-on-year +1.68% -2.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £89.88 -
% change year-on-year -82.20% - -

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 894 645 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.07% 13.76% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 390 256
East of England median daily rate £434 £445 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +8.54% -1.20%
10th Percentile £168 £137 £203
90th Percentile £600 £588 £619
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 15
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +331.03% -52.85%
10th Percentile £14.87 £38.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £96.25 £34.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.72% -2.30% -12.92%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 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
Cambridgeshire +9 6 £480 -4.00% 5
Essex -10 5 £495 +65.00% 1
Hertfordshire +5 3 £425 - 3
Bedfordshire +13 2 £325 -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Office 365
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) CRM
5 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (23.53%) IaaS
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (17.65%) G Suite
8 3 (17.65%) IBM Connections
8 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System

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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Connections
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (58.82%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (23.53%) IaaS
4 3 (17.65%) G Suite
5 2 (11.76%) PaaS
5 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) VPLS
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) CRM Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) B2C
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Security Hardening
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) SAP