Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 126 140
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 21 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.87% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 12
Leeds median daily rate £450 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% -
10th Percentile £409 £331 £381
90th Percentile £525 £506 £549
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% -
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 2,308 2,118 2,634
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.60% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,602 1,469 1,771
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £280
90th Percentile £563 £545 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 32 47
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £10.02
90th Percentile £30.60 £27.30 £31.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.56% +6.62% -4.38%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (52.38%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (23.81%) Puppet
7 5 (23.81%) PaaS
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) CA
8 4 (19.05%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (19.05%) BC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
8 4 (19.05%) Big Data
8 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (19.05%) IaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation

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 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) CloudStack
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) PaaS
4 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (19.05%) IaaS
5 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.76%) Psake
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Runbook
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (9.52%) OWASP
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) BC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
2 2 (9.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) CA