Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Active Directory over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the 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 Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 213 245
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32 +24
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 507 365 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.29% 1.35% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.40% 3.47% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 231 117
10th Percentile £300 £338 £334
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% -
75th Percentile £603 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £738 £622
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
10th Percentile £24.58 £18.32 -
25th Percentile £31.45 £21.40 -
Median hourly rate £42.90 £30.84 -
Median % change year-on-year +39.10% - -
75th Percentile £54.34 £43.71 -
90th Percentile £61.21 £48.83 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £56.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.57% - -

Azure Active Directory is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,898 10,506 5,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.93% 38.87% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,163 7,647 4,494
10th Percentile £399 £369 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £528 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% +0.48% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 34
10th Percentile £19.97 £14.23 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.38% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £67.97 £54.00 £47.94
90th Percentile £82.75 £66.80 £61.18
England median hourly rate £20.76 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.40% +5.25% -4.76%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in London

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in London.

Daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in London

Azure Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in London

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in London.

Hourly rate trend for Azure Active Directory in London

Azure Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Azure Active Directory in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in London

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory within the London region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -11 75 £525 +11.70% 23
South London -2 20 £519 -13.54% 3
West London -2 11 £463 -17.78% 10
East London -7 2 £441 -23.26% 10
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 502 (99.01%) Azure
2 436 (86.00%) Active Directory
3 296 (58.38%) Microsoft
4 226 (44.58%) Microsoft 365
5 203 (40.04%) Windows
6 200 (39.45%) PowerShell
7 120 (23.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 113 (22.29%) Migration
9 110 (21.70%) Finance
10 105 (20.71%) Social Skills
11 88 (17.36%) DevOps
12 87 (17.16%) VMware
13 86 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 82 (16.17%) Windows Server
14 82 (16.17%) SCCM
15 76 (14.99%) Agile
15 76 (14.99%) SQL
16 74 (14.60%) DNS
17 72 (14.20%) ITIL
18 67 (13.21%) Terraform
19 63 (12.43%) CI/CD
19 63 (12.43%) SharePoint
20 61 (12.03%) Firewall
21 60 (11.83%) Python
22 59 (11.64%) Citrix
23 57 (11.24%) Kubernetes
24 56 (11.05%) IaaS
25 52 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
26 51 (10.06%) Identity Access Management
27 50 (9.86%) Windows 10

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 63 (12.43%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.76%) IIS
4 10 (1.97%) Confluence
5 8 (1.58%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.58%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.99%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.79%) nginx
8 3 (0.59%) Apache
8 3 (0.59%) Traefik
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Markit EDM
1 8 (1.58%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 502 (99.01%) Azure
2 226 (44.58%) Microsoft 365
3 56 (11.05%) IaaS
4 50 (9.86%) Azure DevOps
5 47 (9.27%) AWS
6 43 (8.48%) PaaS
7 40 (7.89%) SaaS
8 36 (7.10%) OneDrive
9 31 (6.11%) Azure AKS
9 31 (6.11%) Azure Monitor
10 25 (4.93%) Power Platform
11 24 (4.73%) GCP
12 22 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (4.14%) Amazon S3
14 19 (3.75%) Azure Service Bus
15 17 (3.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 17 (3.35%) Azure Logic Apps
15 17 (3.35%) Mimecast
15 17 (3.35%) Serverless
16 16 (3.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 74 (14.60%) DNS
2 61 (12.03%) Firewall
3 45 (8.88%) DHCP
4 36 (7.10%) VPN
5 25 (4.93%) WAN
6 20 (3.94%) LAN
6 20 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (3.75%) SAN
8 15 (2.96%) Network Security
9 13 (2.56%) Internet
10 11 (2.17%) IPsec
10 11 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
10 11 (2.17%) Wireless
11 8 (1.58%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.99%) HTTP
13 5 (0.99%) NAS
13 5 (0.99%) SSL
13 5 (0.99%) VLAN
14 4 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.34%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (2.96%) Power BI
4 14 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.37%) Data Lake
7 9 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.18%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.79%) MySQL
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.59%) GIS
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) OLAP
12 2 (0.39%) OLTP
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 22 (4.34%) JIRA
3 21 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.97%) Gradle
5 10 (1.97%) Maven
6 8 (1.58%) GitLab
7 7 (1.38%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.79%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.79%) Selenium
10 3 (0.59%) Qt Creator
10 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.39%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.39%) ERwin
11 2 (0.39%) gulp
11 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 110 (21.70%) Finance
2 105 (20.71%) Social Skills
3 31 (6.11%) Public Sector
4 30 (5.92%) Banking
5 19 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.96%) Legal
7 14 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 12 (2.37%) Marketing
10 11 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
10 11 (2.17%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.97%) Front Office
12 8 (1.58%) Manufacturing
13 7 (1.38%) Electronics
13 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
14 6 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.99%) Law
16 4 (0.79%) Back Office
16 4 (0.79%) French Language
16 4 (0.79%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (21.89%) Architect
2 76 (14.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (11.44%) Azure Engineer
4 52 (10.26%) Azure Architect
5 44 (8.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 42 (8.28%) Analyst
7 38 (7.50%) Active Directory Engineer
8 34 (6.71%) Developer
8 34 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (6.71%) Support Engineer
9 33 (6.51%) Consultant
10 29 (5.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.73%) Azure Developer
13 21 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
14 20 (3.94%) IT Engineer
15 18 (3.55%) Security Architect
15 18 (3.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 16 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
16 16 (3.16%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.52%) .NET
2 23 (4.54%) OpenID
3 15 (2.96%) .NET Core
3 15 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (2.76%) JSON
5 13 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.56%) SAML
6 12 (2.37%) .NET Framework
6 12 (2.37%) SailPoint
7 11 (2.17%) OAuth
8 10 (1.97%) ARM Templates
8 10 (1.97%) Middleware
9 9 (1.78%) CSS
9 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Graph
9 9 (1.78%) RESTful
10 7 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.38%) REST
10 7 (1.38%) Web Services
11 6 (1.18%) 802.1X
11 6 (1.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.88%) PKI
2 24 (4.73%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.55%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.56%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.37%) Replication
8 9 (1.78%) User Experience
9 8 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.38%) BYOD
11 6 (1.18%) CMDB
12 5 (0.99%) Clustering
12 5 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.99%) Robotics
13 4 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 203 (40.04%) Windows
2 82 (16.17%) Windows Server
3 50 (9.86%) Windows 10
4 49 (9.66%) Linux
5 29 (5.72%) Android
6 26 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 20 (3.94%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.76%) VMS
11 13 (2.56%) Unix
12 11 (2.17%) HPUX
12 11 (2.17%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.58%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.18%) Debian
14 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.29%) Migration
2 88 (17.36%) DevOps
3 86 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 76 (14.99%) Agile
5 72 (14.20%) ITIL
6 63 (12.43%) CI/CD
7 51 (10.06%) Identity Access Management
8 42 (8.28%) Information Security
9 41 (8.09%) Cybersecurity
10 40 (7.89%) Analytics
11 38 (7.50%) Infrastructure as Code
12 31 (6.11%) Identity Management
13 29 (5.72%) RBAC
14 28 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (5.33%) Service Management
16 26 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
17 25 (4.93%) Application Packaging
17 25 (4.93%) ITSM
18 24 (4.73%) Change Management
18 24 (4.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 200 (39.45%) PowerShell
2 76 (14.99%) SQL
3 60 (11.83%) Python
4 36 (7.10%) C#
5 34 (6.71%) Bash
6 20 (3.94%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.37%) Java
8 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.38%) Go
10 6 (1.18%) Perl
10 6 (1.18%) PHP
11 5 (0.99%) VB
12 4 (0.79%) Groovy
13 3 (0.59%) VBScript
14 2 (0.39%) R
14 2 (0.39%) Ruby
15 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (7.89%) Degree
2 35 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.33%) CCNA
4 27 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.13%) MCSE
6 25 (4.93%) MCSA
6 25 (4.93%) SC Cleared
7 24 (4.73%) MCP
8 22 (4.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 21 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.58%) CISSP
11 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.79%) IIBA
13 3 (0.59%) CEH
13 3 (0.59%) CISM
13 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.39%) IISP
14 2 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.76%) SLA
3 11 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (1.97%) QA
5 9 (1.78%) GDPR
6 6 (1.18%) GRC
7 5 (0.99%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.99%) NIST
8 4 (0.79%) GxP
8 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (0.59%) PSD2
10 2 (0.39%) NCSC
10 2 (0.39%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.39%) WCAG
11 1 (0.20%) COBIT
11 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 436 (86.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.92%) Docker
4 20 (3.94%) vSphere
5 18 (3.55%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.35%) XenApp
7 15 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.76%) BitLocker
8 14 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (2.37%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.39%) Firmware
12 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.20%) IAG
13 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 120 (23.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 82 (16.17%) SCCM
3 67 (13.21%) Terraform
4 57 (11.24%) Kubernetes
5 45 (8.88%) Single Sign-On
6 32 (6.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 15 (2.96%) Ansible
8 10 (1.97%) Puppet
9 8 (1.58%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.58%) Control-M
9 8 (1.58%) MIIS
9 8 (1.58%) SCOM
10 7 (1.38%) WSUS
11 6 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.99%) CASB
12 5 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
13 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.79%) Netcool
13 4 (0.79%) SCSM
14 3 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 296 (58.38%) Microsoft
2 87 (17.16%) VMware
3 59 (11.64%) Citrix
4 40 (7.89%) Cisco
5 26 (5.13%) HP
6 24 (4.73%) NetApp
7 22 (4.34%) ServiceNow
8 21 (4.14%) Oracle
9 20 (3.94%) Splunk
10 18 (3.55%) Palo Alto
10 18 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.16%) Google
11 16 (3.16%) Okta
11 16 (3.16%) SAP
12 14 (2.76%) EMC
13 13 (2.56%) Databricks
14 12 (2.37%) McAfee
15 11 (2.17%) MuleSoft
15 11 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.97%) LogRhythm