Period
to 23 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Key Vault skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Key Vault over the 6 months to 23 June 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 Key Vault
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 551 522 680
Rank change year-on-year -29 +158 +165
Contract jobs citing Azure Key Vault 91 49 151
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.42% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 115
10th Percentile £400 £385 £413
25th Percentile £423 £475 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £640 £599 £683
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £520
% change year-on-year -4.55% +5.77% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £44.50 - -

Azure Key Vault 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,507 11,639 23,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.75% 31.08% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,575 8,345 16,652
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £413 £406 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £688 £683 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 170 272
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £12.03
25th Percentile £13.88 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +9.33%
75th Percentile £35.00 £34.69 £36.00
90th Percentile £63.25 £55.13 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% -2.44% +17.04%

Azure Key Vault
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Key Vault as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Key Vault in England

Azure Key Vault
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Key Vault in England.

Daily rate trend for Azure Key Vault in England

Azure Key Vault
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Key Vault in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Key Vault in England

Azure Key Vault
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Key Vault within the England region over the 6 months to 23 June 2021. 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
London -77 51 £525 -4.55% 10
North of England +10 9 £500 -13.12% 4
South West - 9 £450 - 2
South East -3 8 £550 +10.00% 5
North West +2 4 £666 +15.68% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Midlands -22 2 £544 +8.75% 5
West Midlands -39 2 £544 +8.75% 5
North East - 1 - -
Azure Key Vault
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Key Vault 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 England region with a requirement for Azure Key Vault.

1 91 (100.00%) Azure
2 68 (74.73%) DevOps
3 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.96%) PowerShell
4 39 (42.86%) SQL
5 35 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 34 (37.36%) SQL Server
7 31 (34.07%) Power Platform
8 30 (32.97%) C#
8 30 (32.97%) Terraform
9 29 (31.87%) Analytics
9 29 (31.87%) .NET
9 29 (31.87%) Azure Storage
10 28 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 27 (29.67%) Data Lake
11 27 (29.67%) Serverless
12 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
12 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 24 (26.37%) Databricks
14 23 (25.27%) Azure Service Bus
15 22 (24.18%) Azure Data Factory
15 22 (24.18%) Python
16 21 (23.08%) Kubernetes
16 21 (23.08%) Azure Logic Apps
16 21 (23.08%) Azure Functions
17 20 (21.98%) Continuous Delivery
18 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure as Code
18 18 (19.78%) PaaS
18 18 (19.78%) Visual Studio
18 18 (19.78%) Test Automation

Azure Key Vault
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 91 (100.00%) Azure
2 31 (34.07%) Power Platform
3 29 (31.87%) Azure Storage
4 28 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (29.67%) Serverless
6 23 (25.27%) Azure Service Bus
7 22 (24.18%) Azure Data Factory
8 21 (23.08%) Azure Functions
8 21 (23.08%) Azure Logic Apps
9 18 (19.78%) PaaS
10 16 (17.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 15 (16.48%) PowerApps
12 11 (12.09%) GitHub
12 11 (12.09%) Microsoft 365
12 11 (12.09%) Power Automate
13 9 (9.89%) Azure App Service
13 9 (9.89%) Azure Sentinel
14 8 (8.79%) Azure Stack
14 8 (8.79%) Boomi
15 6 (6.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) DNS
2 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.40%) HTTP
3 4 (4.40%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.40%) SSL
3 4 (4.40%) VPN
4 3 (3.30%) Network Security
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 1 (1.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
2 34 (37.36%) SQL Server
3 27 (29.67%) Data Lake
4 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 15 (16.48%) Power BI
6 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (12.09%) OLTP
7 8 (8.79%) Big Data
8 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (5.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.40%) Apache Hive
11 4 (4.40%) HBase
11 4 (4.40%) Sqoop
11 4 (4.40%) Tableau
12 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 18 (19.78%) Visual Studio
3 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) kappa
5 4 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.30%) JMeter
6 3 (3.30%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.20%) git-flow
7 2 (2.20%) JUnit
8 1 (1.10%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.10%) Postman
8 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
2 4 (4.40%) Social Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Azure Engineer
2 26 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Azure DevOps
6 9 (9.89%) Architect
6 9 (9.89%) Data Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Azure Architect
10 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Azure Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.40%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
11 3 (3.30%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.87%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) .NET Core
3 9 (9.89%) JSON
3 9 (9.89%) Web Services
3 9 (9.89%) XML
4 8 (8.79%) ADO
4 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Core
5 5 (5.49%) Entity Framework
5 5 (5.49%) Node.js
6 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.40%) Blazor
6 4 (4.40%) Kafka
6 4 (4.40%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (4.40%) React
6 4 (4.40%) SAML
6 4 (4.40%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (4.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Cloud Native
2 5 (5.49%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) VMS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (74.73%) DevOps
2 29 (31.87%) Analytics
3 20 (21.98%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.58%) Deployment Automation
6 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (15.38%) Microservices
7 14 (15.38%) Scrum
8 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.19%) Data Ingestion
8 12 (13.19%) Data Pipeline
9 10 (10.99%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (10.99%) Static Code Analysis
10 9 (9.89%) SOA
11 8 (8.79%) B2C
11 8 (8.79%) Dynamic Code Analysis
11 8 (8.79%) Information Security
11 8 (8.79%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.96%) PowerShell
2 39 (42.86%) SQL
3 30 (32.97%) C#
4 22 (24.18%) Python
5 17 (18.68%) Java
6 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) ES6
9 2 (2.20%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) GDPR
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) Docker
3 6 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.40%) HDFS
5 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.20%) LXC
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) Terraform
2 21 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.79%) Puppet
4 5 (5.49%) Ansible
5 4 (4.40%) Ambari
5 4 (4.40%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (4.40%) Oozie
5 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (1.10%) Salt
7 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.37%) Databricks
3 8 (8.79%) Dell
4 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco
4 4 (4.40%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.40%) Google
4 4 (4.40%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.20%) Okta
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Workday
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
7 1 (1.10%) SendGrid
7 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow