Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 139 130
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.33% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.57% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Leeds median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £394 £413 £337
90th Percentile £550 £575 £519
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.88%
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 2,018 2,466 2,066
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 96.44% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,423 1,696 1,362
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 32
Leeds median hourly rate £19.32 £21.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +55.83% +10.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £26.34 £42.40 £28.84
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.23 £14.83 £12.09
% change year-on-year +9.48% +22.65% -3.30%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) IaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
4 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (14.29%) Data Science
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Impala
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) R
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) IronPort
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Databricks
2 1 (14.29%) Dataiku
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau