Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 371 451
Rank change year-on-year +119 +80 +34
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 384 276 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.08% 2.33% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 208 92
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £363 £321 £137
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.42% +11.29% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £163.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -78.53% -
10th Percentile £48.50 £35.00 £159.50
90th Percentile £55.50 £35.00 £166.50
England median hourly rate £80.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +400.00% -3.03% -

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 12,483 11,858 7,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.43% 25.86% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,896 8,721 5,836
London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 85 74
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +2.80% -11.75%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £67.50 £83.50 £154.13
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in London

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily 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 21 September 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +49 80 £500 +5.26% 18
South London +53 17 £325 -23.53% 4
West London +19 8 £550 +29.41% 3
North London +2 4 £575 - 1
East London +10 3 - - 3
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 374 (97.40%) Azure
2 343 (89.32%) Active Directory
3 199 (51.82%) Microsoft
4 198 (51.56%) Office 365
5 171 (44.53%) Windows
6 108 (28.13%) PowerShell
7 89 (23.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 76 (19.79%) Migration
9 73 (19.01%) SCCM
10 71 (18.49%) SQL
11 69 (17.97%) SharePoint
12 66 (17.19%) Windows Server
13 64 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
14 63 (16.41%) AWS
15 62 (16.15%) VMware
16 58 (15.10%) PaaS
16 58 (15.10%) DevOps
17 55 (14.32%) IaaS
18 51 (13.28%) Firewall
18 51 (13.28%) Windows 10
19 50 (13.02%) Finance
20 48 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 48 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 41 (10.68%) VPN
22 39 (10.16%) Identity Access Management
23 38 (9.90%) C#
24 37 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
24 37 (9.64%) Azure SQL Database
25 36 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 34 (8.85%) DNS

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 69 (17.97%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.65%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.60%) IIS
5 7 (1.82%) Apache
5 7 (1.82%) Confluence
6 6 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 374 (97.40%) Azure
2 198 (51.56%) Office 365
3 63 (16.41%) AWS
4 58 (15.10%) PaaS
5 55 (14.32%) IaaS
6 32 (8.33%) SaaS
7 24 (6.25%) OneDrive
8 13 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (3.13%) Google Sheets
9 12 (3.13%) Serverless
10 11 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (2.86%) GCP
11 9 (2.34%) Azure Functions
12 7 (1.82%) Power Platform
13 6 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (1.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 5 (1.30%) Mimecast
15 4 (1.04%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
17 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.28%) Firewall
2 41 (10.68%) VPN
3 34 (8.85%) DNS
4 26 (6.77%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (5.73%) Skype
6 18 (4.69%) DHCP
7 14 (3.65%) Network Security
8 13 (3.39%) WAN
9 12 (3.13%) TCP/IP
10 11 (2.86%) LAN
10 11 (2.86%) SAN
11 9 (2.34%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.82%) NetScaler
13 6 (1.56%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.04%) Internet
15 4 (1.04%) VLAN
16 3 (0.78%) BGP
16 3 (0.78%) HTTP
16 3 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (3.39%) MySQL
4 12 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (1.56%) Big Data
8 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.30%) Power BI
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.78%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) Redis
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 17 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.60%) Jasmine
3 10 (2.60%) JIRA
3 10 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (2.60%) MSBuild
3 10 (2.60%) NUnit
4 9 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.56%) MSI
6 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.52%) Ant
7 2 (0.52%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.52%) GitLab
7 2 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.26%) Mocha
8 1 (0.26%) Swashbuckle
8 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 50 (13.02%) Finance
2 24 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 19 (4.95%) Law
4 13 (3.39%) Marketing
5 11 (2.86%) Banking
5 11 (2.86%) Electronics
5 11 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.34%) Legal
7 7 (1.82%) Publishing
8 5 (1.30%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 85 (22.14%) Architect
2 81 (21.09%) Azure Engineer
3 47 (12.24%) Consultant
4 35 (9.11%) Azure Architect
5 32 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (7.03%) Administrator
6 27 (7.03%) Analyst
7 26 (6.77%) Developer
8 25 (6.51%) Office 365 Engineer
9 21 (5.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (5.47%) Technical Architect
10 20 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.95%) Azure DevOps
11 19 (4.95%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.69%) Security Architect
12 18 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.43%) Active Directory Consultant
13 17 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
14 16 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.07%) .NET
2 23 (5.99%) SAML
3 18 (4.69%) Web Services
4 16 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 15 (3.91%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.91%) HTML
6 14 (3.65%) OAuth
7 13 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.13%) .NET Core
8 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (3.13%) CSS
8 12 (3.13%) OpenID
9 11 (2.86%) Entity Framework
9 11 (2.86%) REST
9 11 (2.86%) RESTful
10 10 (2.60%) Code First Entity Framework
10 10 (2.60%) React
10 10 (2.60%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (2.34%) JSON
12 8 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 23 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.86%) Social Media
7 8 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.82%) Smartcard
9 6 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.56%) PKI
10 5 (1.30%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.30%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.30%) Replication
10 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.04%) BYOD
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (44.53%) Windows
2 66 (17.19%) Windows Server
3 51 (13.28%) Windows 10
4 33 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (8.07%) Linux
6 28 (7.29%) Android
7 27 (7.03%) Apple iOS
8 20 (5.21%) Windows Mobile
9 18 (4.69%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (2.34%) Unix
12 7 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.30%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.04%) VMS
15 3 (0.78%) CentOS
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.79%) Migration
2 58 (15.10%) DevOps
3 48 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (10.16%) Identity Access Management
5 36 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 31 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (7.29%) Microservices
9 22 (5.73%) Business Analysis
10 21 (5.47%) Coaching
11 20 (5.21%) ITIL
12 19 (4.95%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (4.43%) Application Packaging
14 17 (4.43%) Identity Management
14 17 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 16 (4.17%) Service Design
15 16 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 108 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 71 (18.49%) SQL
3 38 (9.90%) C#
4 15 (3.91%) VB
5 14 (3.65%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.86%) Java
7 9 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 7 (1.82%) Python
10 6 (1.56%) C
11 5 (1.30%) VBScript
12 4 (1.04%) C++
13 3 (0.78%) Perl
14 2 (0.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.52%) Ruby
15 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.91%) MCSE
5 12 (3.13%) Degree
6 10 (2.60%) FFIEC
7 8 (2.08%) CISSP
7 8 (2.08%) MCITP
7 8 (2.08%) MCSA
8 3 (0.78%) CISA
8 3 (0.78%) CISM
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.78%) GCFA
8 3 (0.78%) GCIH
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.52%) PhD
9 2 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.82%) SLA
3 6 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 343 (89.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (4.17%) vSphere
6 14 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.13%) Docker
8 10 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.60%) XenApp
8 10 (2.60%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.82%) Shibboleth
9 7 (1.82%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.30%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.52%) IAG
13 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 89 (23.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 73 (19.01%) SCCM
3 64 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
4 24 (6.25%) Terraform
5 20 (5.21%) Kubernetes
6 15 (3.91%) Ansible
6 15 (3.91%) SCOM
7 7 (1.82%) PingFederate
7 7 (1.82%) WSUS
8 6 (1.56%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.56%) Istio
8 6 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.78%) CASB
10 3 (0.78%) Puppet
10 3 (0.78%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.52%) OfficeScan
11 2 (0.52%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 199 (51.82%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.15%) VMware
3 26 (6.77%) Google
4 21 (5.47%) Samsung
5 14 (3.65%) Citrix
5 14 (3.65%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.13%) SAP
7 10 (2.60%) Cisco
8 9 (2.34%) CA
8 9 (2.34%) Ivanti
9 6 (1.56%) Dell
9 6 (1.56%) NetApp
9 6 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.56%) Sony
10 5 (1.30%) Apple
10 5 (1.30%) Darktrace
10 5 (1.30%) EMC
10 5 (1.30%) Okta
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle
10 5 (1.30%) Splunk