Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £474 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 128 141
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 22 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.87% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.47% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 9
Leeds median daily rate £474 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £408 £331 £369
90th Percentile £575 £506 £558
West Yorkshire median daily rate £474 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -0.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,431 2,129 2,851
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 98.02% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,677 1,454 2,004
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £285 £292
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 19 49
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% +16.00% +0.04%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £40.80 £31.21 £17.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% - -8.05%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in Leeds

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Engineer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Engineer in Leeds

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Engineer in Leeds

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (77.27%) PowerShell
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (40.91%) PaaS
6 9 (40.91%) Python
7 8 (36.36%) IaaS
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) Migration
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Terraform
10 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (22.73%) CA
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (22.73%) Firewall
10 5 (22.73%) BC Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (22.73%) SaaS
10 5 (22.73%) Big Data
10 5 (22.73%) Puppet
10 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 3 (13.64%) Subversion
12 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
12 3 (13.64%) Atlassian

Azure Engineer Skill Set
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 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (40.91%) PaaS
4 8 (36.36%) IaaS
5 5 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Psake
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) SAML
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Web Operations
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Runbook
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (40.91%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) BC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
1 5 (22.73%) Terraform
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.55%) Dell