Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Monitor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Monitor over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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.

Azure Monitor (Azure Log Analytics, Azure Application Insights, Azure Diagnostics)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 473 497 549
Rank change year-on-year +24 +52 +105
Contract jobs citing Azure Monitor 309 124 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.25% 0.76% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 74 58
10th Percentile £406 £407 £363
25th Percentile £489 £440 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £501 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +0.10% -
75th Percentile £664 £597 £575
90th Percentile £713 £684 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile £51.63 - -
25th Percentile £55.94 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate £66.25 £44.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +48.88% - -
75th Percentile £75.94 £52.25 -
90th Percentile £79.88 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.50 £62.25 -
% change year-on-year -2.81% - -

Azure Monitor 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 24,757 16,220 13,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.49% 35.01% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,222 11,672 9,602
10th Percentile £325 £315 £300
25th Percentile £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 263 206
10th Percentile £13.94 £11.33 £12.56
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%
75th Percentile £45.75 £39.75 £36.06
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.25 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.64% +9.30% +5.26%

Azure Monitor
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Monitor in England

Azure Monitor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Monitor in England

Azure Monitor
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Monitor in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Monitor in England

Azure Monitor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Monitor in England.

Hourly rate trend for Azure Monitor in England

Azure Monitor
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Azure Monitor in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Azure Monitor in England

Azure Monitor
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 Monitor within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +13 193 £566 +5.30% 19
North of England -22 34 £650 +13.04% 8
North West -12 28 £650 +16.33% 6
South East -16 21 £519 +9.21% 10
North East +4 11 £688 +5.77% 1
Yorkshire -23 11 £675 +38.46% 1
South West -33 8 £410 -13.68% 1
West Midlands -41 8 £469 -14.82% 3
Midlands -45 8 £469 -6.30% 4
East of England -25 3 £493 -
Azure Monitor
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Monitor 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 Monitor.

1 309 (100.00%) Azure
2 177 (57.28%) DevOps
3 162 (52.43%) Terraform
4 157 (50.81%) Analytics
5 156 (50.49%) CI/CD
6 153 (49.51%) Log Analytics
7 136 (44.01%) PowerShell
8 129 (41.75%) Microsoft
9 104 (33.66%) Kubernetes
10 101 (32.69%) Python
11 94 (30.42%) SQL
11 94 (30.42%) PaaS
12 93 (30.10%) Agile
13 78 (25.24%) Active Directory
13 78 (25.24%) Finance
14 76 (24.60%) Bash
15 72 (23.30%) Git (software)
16 69 (22.33%) C#
17 65 (21.04%) Windows
18 64 (20.71%) Azure Active Directory
19 62 (20.06%) Databricks
20 60 (19.42%) Azure Sentinel
20 60 (19.42%) IaaS
21 54 (17.48%) Ansible
22 53 (17.15%) JavaScript
22 53 (17.15%) .NET
23 52 (16.83%) Docker
24 50 (16.18%) SaaS
24 50 (16.18%) Infrastructure as Code
24 50 (16.18%) Serverless

Azure Monitor
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 24 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (6.15%) Apache Spark
3 13 (4.21%) Apache
4 12 (3.88%) IIS
5 11 (3.56%) Confluence
6 9 (2.91%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.27%) nginx
8 4 (1.29%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.29%) GeoServer
9 3 (0.97%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (4.53%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 19 (6.15%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 309 (100.00%) Azure
2 94 (30.42%) PaaS
3 64 (20.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 60 (19.42%) Azure Sentinel
4 60 (19.42%) IaaS
5 50 (16.18%) SaaS
5 50 (16.18%) Serverless
6 45 (14.56%) Azure Data Factory
6 45 (14.56%) Azure Functions
7 42 (13.59%) AWS
8 37 (11.97%) Azure Key Vault
8 37 (11.97%) Microsoft 365
9 32 (10.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 31 (10.03%) Azure Service Bus
11 29 (9.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 29 (9.39%) GitHub
11 29 (9.39%) Power Platform
12 24 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (6.15%) Azure Storage
14 17 (5.50%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.21%) DNS
2 35 (11.33%) Internet
3 32 (10.36%) Firewall
4 18 (5.83%) WAN
5 15 (4.85%) Network Security
6 14 (4.53%) DHCP
7 13 (4.21%) BGP
7 13 (4.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (3.88%) VPN
9 11 (3.56%) DMZ
9 11 (3.56%) SSL
10 10 (3.24%) VLAN
11 8 (2.59%) LAN
12 7 (2.27%) VoIP
13 5 (1.62%) SD-WAN
14 2 (0.65%) AMQP
14 2 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
14 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
14 2 (0.65%) Wireless
15 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 29 (9.39%) Data Lake
3 28 (9.06%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.41%) Power BI
5 23 (7.44%) Big Data
6 15 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.88%) MySQL
7 12 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.56%) Delta Lake
9 10 (3.24%) Redis
10 6 (1.94%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.29%) GIS
13 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.97%) GitLab
3 26 (8.41%) JIRA
4 20 (6.47%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (4.53%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.56%) SonarQube
8 9 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.59%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.59%) PyCharm
9 8 (2.59%) Selenium
9 8 (2.59%) Visual Studio Code
10 7 (2.27%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.62%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.62%) Gradle
11 5 (1.62%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.62%) JMeter
11 5 (1.62%) Katalon Studio
11 5 (1.62%) Maven
11 5 (1.62%) MSTest
General
1 78 (25.24%) Finance
2 40 (12.94%) Social Skills
3 37 (11.97%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.53%) Banking
5 7 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.94%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (1.94%) Law
7 5 (1.62%) Advertising
7 5 (1.62%) Billing
7 5 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Legal
8 4 (1.29%) Marketing
9 3 (0.97%) Automotive
9 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 3 (0.97%) Electronics
9 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (25.57%) Azure Engineer
2 68 (22.01%) Developer
3 45 (14.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (12.62%) Architect
5 31 (10.03%) Azure Architect
6 30 (9.71%) Azure Developer
7 29 (9.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (8.41%) .NET Developer
8 26 (8.41%) Azure DevOps
9 25 (8.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 24 (7.77%) Data Engineer
11 20 (6.47%) Security Engineer
12 19 (6.15%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 15 (4.85%) Cloud Developer
14 14 (4.53%) Cloud Architect
15 12 (3.88%) Site Engineer
16 11 (3.56%) Security Architect
16 11 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (3.56%) Wintel Engineer
17 10 (3.24%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.15%) .NET
2 44 (14.24%) REST
3 31 (10.03%) Kafka
4 28 (9.06%) ARM Templates
5 27 (8.74%) .NET Core
6 24 (7.77%) .NET Framework
7 23 (7.44%) React
8 20 (6.47%) Node.js
9 17 (5.50%) JSON
10 16 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (4.85%) Azure Blueprints
11 15 (4.85%) YAML
12 13 (4.21%) RESTful
12 13 (4.21%) Spark Streaming
13 12 (3.88%) SignalR
14 10 (3.24%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.24%) ASP.NET
14 10 (3.24%) HTML
15 9 (2.91%) jQuery
15 9 (2.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.21%) Public Cloud
2 39 (12.62%) Cloud Native
3 32 (10.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (9.06%) Private Cloud
5 23 (7.44%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (4.21%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.56%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.27%) PKI
10 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.29%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.97%) Replication
13 3 (0.97%) User Experience
14 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.65%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.04%) Windows
2 37 (11.97%) Linux
3 28 (9.06%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.91%) VMS
6 6 (1.94%) Unix
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.65%) Android
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (57.28%) DevOps
2 157 (50.81%) Analytics
3 156 (50.49%) CI/CD
4 153 (49.51%) Log Analytics
5 93 (30.10%) Agile
6 50 (16.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 49 (15.86%) Microservices
8 39 (12.62%) Test Automation
9 38 (12.30%) Secrets Management
10 36 (11.65%) SDLC
11 33 (10.68%) Scrum
12 31 (10.03%) Infrastructure Automation
12 31 (10.03%) Migration
12 31 (10.03%) Runbook
13 29 (9.39%) RBAC
14 27 (8.74%) Change Management
15 26 (8.41%) Knowledge Transfer
15 26 (8.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 26 (8.41%) TDD
16 25 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 136 (44.01%) PowerShell
2 101 (32.69%) Python
3 94 (30.42%) SQL
4 76 (24.60%) Bash
5 69 (22.33%) C#
6 53 (17.15%) JavaScript
7 40 (12.94%) Java
8 22 (7.12%) Ruby
9 18 (5.83%) Go
10 11 (3.56%) Scala
11 9 (2.91%) C
12 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.27%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.62%) F#
14 4 (1.29%) Groovy
15 3 (0.97%) Bicep
15 3 (0.97%) PHP
15 3 (0.97%) R
16 2 (0.65%) C++
17 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.88%) Degree
4 10 (3.24%) FFIEC
5 8 (2.59%) PMP
6 7 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.65%) CCNA
10 2 (0.65%) CISSP
10 2 (0.65%) MCSE
10 2 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.21%) Data Quality
1 13 (4.21%) SLA
2 12 (3.88%) QA
3 11 (3.56%) NIST
4 10 (3.24%) GLBA
4 10 (3.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 78 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 52 (16.83%) Docker
3 32 (10.36%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.91%) Firmware
6 6 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 162 (52.43%) Terraform
2 104 (33.66%) Kubernetes
3 54 (17.48%) Ansible
4 35 (11.33%) Prometheus
5 20 (6.47%) Kibana
5 20 (6.47%) logstash
6 19 (6.15%) Consul
6 19 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (4.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 11 (3.56%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (3.56%) Istio
9 11 (3.56%) Packer
10 8 (2.59%) SCOM
11 7 (2.27%) Puppet
12 5 (1.62%) SCCM
13 4 (1.29%) Nagios
13 4 (1.29%) Nessus
13 4 (1.29%) Perfmon
14 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 129 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 62 (20.06%) Databricks
3 25 (8.09%) ServiceNow
4 21 (6.80%) Splunk
5 19 (6.15%) AppDynamics
5 19 (6.15%) VMware
6 17 (5.50%) Citrix
7 13 (4.21%) SAP
8 10 (3.24%) NetApp
9 9 (2.91%) Dynatrace
9 9 (2.91%) Google
9 9 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.59%) New Relic
11 7 (2.27%) F5
12 6 (1.94%) Oracle
13 5 (1.62%) Meraki
13 5 (1.62%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.29%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.29%) ESRI
15 2 (0.65%) Mitel