Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 130 162
Rank change year-on-year +7 +32 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.35% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Leeds median daily rate £488 £513 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +33.99% -
10th Percentile £426 £438 £338
90th Percentile £534 £565 £429
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £513 £383
% change year-on-year -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 2164 2447 3099
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 95.70% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1613 2133
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 94
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.72% -11.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.07 £9.01
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.23 £34.10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SAML
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) PaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Heroku
4 3 (37.50%) IaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Opsview
4 3 (37.50%) Graphite
4 3 (37.50%) PKI
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Nagios
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Dell

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 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Heroku
3 3 (37.50%) IaaS
3 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Immutable Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Graphite
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint