Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 April 2020 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)
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 120 143
Rank change year-on-year +39 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 17 12 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 1.17% 0.53% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.66% 1.98% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 1
Median daily rate £575 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +35.71% -22.22%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £563 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +18.42% +35.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 464 605 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.89% 26.71% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 431 360
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £320 £313
90th Percentile £644 £594 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 0
Median hourly rate £25.60 £11.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.35% - -
Median hourly rate £21.02 £12.33 £12.00
% change year-on-year +70.50% +2.75% -56.76%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Leeds

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in Leeds

Azure Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Leeds over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 17 (100.00%) Azure
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) Migration
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) IaaS
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
9 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
9 3 (17.65%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) VPN
10 2 (11.76%) SAML
10 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.76%) OAuth
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
10 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) Firewall

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Azure
2 8 (47.06%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) IaaS
4 2 (11.76%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (5.88%) AWS
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Functions
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
5 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (11.76%) Data Lake
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Azure Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) OAuth
1 2 (11.76%) OpenID
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.76%) E-Discovery
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) B2C
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Okta
4 1 (5.88%) Databricks
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Zerto