Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £441 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 131 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 21 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.88% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 7
Leeds median daily rate £441 £488 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.49% -4.88% +33.99%
10th Percentile £383 £443 £438
90th Percentile £474 £520 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £441 £488 £513
% change year-on-year -9.49% -4.88% +33.99%
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 2,270 2,174 2,489
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 96.62% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,581 1,538 1,639
Leeds median daily rate £425 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 42 49
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +57.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £10.11
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £30.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.50
% change year-on-year +9.15% +13.60% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 12 (57.14%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) PaaS
8 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) IaaS
9 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (19.05%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Ruby
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) JBoss
10 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 3 (14.29%) Xen
10 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory

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 3 (14.29%) CloudStack
1 3 (14.29%) JBoss
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) PaaS
4 4 (19.05%) IaaS
5 3 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.76%) Office 365
6 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
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
2 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (14.29%) OWASP
6 3 (14.29%) Runbook
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) DSDM
8 1 (4.76%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 1 (4.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
1 3 (14.29%) XenServer
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cobbler
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (4.76%) IronPort
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware