Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 629 438 671
Rank change year-on-year -191 +233 +110
Contract jobs citing Azure Key Vault 119 58 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 42 90
10th Percentile £448 £463 £413
25th Percentile £487 £503 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £631 £600 £647
90th Percentile £725 £638 £705
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550

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 23,932 8,618 22,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.52% 32.12% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,352 6,132 16,040
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 114 318
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.48 £13.25
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.81 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%
75th Percentile £43.75 £39.38 £41.94
90th Percentile £65.30 £55.00 £71.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.33% +4.88% +17.14%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -178 73 £550 -3.30% 17
South East - 17 £550 - 3
North of England -71 11 £375 -23.08% 7
Yorkshire -37 10 £375 -23.08%
South West - 7 £540 - 2
West Midlands -63 4 £635 +98.44% 4
Midlands -79 4 £635 +98.44% 5
North West - 1 - - 5
Azure Key Vault
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Azure
2 79 (66.39%) DevOps
3 68 (57.14%) SQL
4 50 (42.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 45 (37.82%) .NET
7 44 (36.97%) C#
7 44 (36.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 41 (34.45%) Active Directory
9 40 (33.61%) PowerShell
9 40 (33.61%) Databricks
10 37 (31.09%) PaaS
10 37 (31.09%) SQL Server
11 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (28.57%) Azure Storage
13 33 (27.73%) Power Platform
14 32 (26.89%) Analytics
15 31 (26.05%) Data Lake
16 29 (24.37%) Kubernetes
16 29 (24.37%) Terraform
17 28 (23.53%) .NET Core
17 28 (23.53%) Serverless
17 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
18 27 (22.69%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (22.69%) Azure Data Factory
18 27 (22.69%) Power BI
19 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
20 25 (21.01%) Windows
21 24 (20.17%) Continuous Delivery
22 23 (19.33%) ARM Templates

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 10 (8.40%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.84%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (100.00%) Azure
2 50 (42.02%) Azure Active Directory
3 37 (31.09%) PaaS
4 34 (28.57%) Azure Storage
5 33 (27.73%) Power Platform
6 28 (23.53%) Serverless
7 27 (22.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 22 (18.49%) Azure Functions
9 21 (17.65%) Azure Logic Apps
9 21 (17.65%) Azure Service Bus
10 20 (16.81%) Azure App Service
11 19 (15.97%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 14 (11.76%) IaaS
13 12 (10.08%) Microsoft 365
14 10 (8.40%) Azure Stack
15 9 (7.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 8 (6.72%) Azure Event Grid
17 7 (5.88%) AWS
18 6 (5.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 6 (5.04%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) VPN
2 12 (10.08%) DNS
3 10 (8.40%) Firewall
3 10 (8.40%) Network Security
3 10 (8.40%) SSL
4 8 (6.72%) DHCP
5 6 (5.04%) HTTP
5 6 (5.04%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.36%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.84%) Extranet
8 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.84%) LAN
8 1 (0.84%) SSH
8 1 (0.84%) VLAN
8 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.97%) Azure SQL Database
2 37 (31.09%) SQL Server
3 31 (26.05%) Data Lake
4 27 (22.69%) Power BI
5 16 (13.45%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (10.08%) Big Data
7 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (7.56%) Metadata
10 8 (6.72%) Tableau
11 7 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
12 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2017
13 5 (4.20%) Apache Hive
13 5 (4.20%) HBase
13 5 (4.20%) Sqoop
14 4 (3.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.20%) kappa
6 3 (2.52%) JIRA
6 3 (2.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.84%) ERwin
7 1 (0.84%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.84%) NUnit
7 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
7 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.24%) Retail
2 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.88%) Social Skills
4 6 (5.04%) Finance
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (47.06%) Azure Engineer
2 25 (21.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Developer
4 18 (15.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 15 (12.61%) Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Software Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (10.08%) Azure Software Engineer
7 12 (10.08%) Data Engineer
8 11 (9.24%) .NET Software Engineer
8 11 (9.24%) Azure Architect
9 9 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Development Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Software Development Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Azure Developer
11 7 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
12 6 (5.04%) C# Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.82%) .NET
2 28 (23.53%) .NET Core
2 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 23 (19.33%) ARM Templates
4 20 (16.81%) Entity Framework
5 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET
6 13 (10.92%) Blazor
6 13 (10.92%) Razor View Engine
7 11 (9.24%) Web Services
8 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.56%) Dapper ORM
8 9 (7.56%) OAuth
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Core
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (6.72%) SAML
10 6 (5.04%) jQuery
10 6 (5.04%) JSON
10 6 (5.04%) Kafka
10 6 (5.04%) React
10 6 (5.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.40%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (2.52%) VMS
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.39%) DevOps
2 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.89%) Analytics
4 27 (22.69%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (20.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
7 17 (14.29%) Data Pipeline
7 17 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.45%) Migration
9 15 (12.61%) Scrum
10 13 (10.92%) Backlog Management
10 13 (10.92%) Kanban
10 13 (10.92%) Microservices
11 12 (10.08%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (10.08%) Use Case
12 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.40%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.14%) SQL
2 44 (36.97%) C#
3 40 (33.61%) PowerShell
4 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.29%) Python
6 11 (9.24%) Java
7 10 (8.40%) TypeScript
8 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.84%) Go
11 1 (0.84%) R
11 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) GDPR
3 2 (1.68%) NCSC
System Software
1 41 (34.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.61%) Docker
3 12 (10.08%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.20%) HDFS
6 4 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (24.37%) Kubernetes
1 29 (24.37%) Terraform
2 8 (6.72%) Ansible
3 7 (5.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (4.20%) Ambari
4 5 (4.20%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.20%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (4.20%) Oozie
4 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.20%) Puppet
5 4 (3.36%) Sysdig
6 3 (2.52%) Grafana
6 3 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.84%) Nagios
8 1 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.84%) Salt
8 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.61%) Databricks
3 6 (5.04%) Google
4 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco
4 5 (4.20%) Cloudera
4 5 (4.20%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.52%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.52%) Nintex
5 3 (2.52%) SAP
6 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) Splunk
6 2 (1.68%) Workday
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.84%) Lotus
7 1 (0.84%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.84%) VMware