Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 27 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 ExpressRoute
England > London
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 534 458 376
Rank change year-on-year -76 -82 +190
Contract jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 45 36 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.30% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 13
10th Percentile £396 £413 £275
25th Percentile £463 - £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £450 £448
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% +0.56% -12.47%
75th Percentile £647 £550 £488
90th Percentile £741 £607 £619
England median daily rate £540 £508 £460
% change year-on-year +6.40% +10.33% -9.80%

Azure ExpressRoute 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 14,784 10,380 5,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.82% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,084 7,555 4,465
10th Percentile £399 £363 £347
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £634 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 34
10th Percentile £19.86 £14.80 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £43.15 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.35% +31.40% +17.65%
75th Percentile £69.97 £59.88 £47.94
90th Percentile £83.75 £68.29 £61.18
England median hourly rate £20.09 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +5.25% -2.44%

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure ExpressRoute in London

Azure ExpressRoute
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure ExpressRoute in London

Azure ExpressRoute
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in London

Azure ExpressRoute
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 ExpressRoute within the London region over the 6 months to 27 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 -16 11 £505 -12.17%
Azure ExpressRoute
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 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 ExpressRoute.

1 45 (100.00%) Azure
2 24 (53.33%) VPN
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) WAN
5 20 (44.44%) Cisco
6 17 (37.78%) SD-WAN
7 16 (35.56%) DevOps
8 15 (33.33%) Migration
9 13 (28.89%) SaaS
10 12 (26.67%) Azure DevOps
11 11 (24.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft 365
11 11 (24.44%) Social Skills
11 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
11 11 (24.44%) AWS
12 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 10 (22.22%) Citrix
12 10 (22.22%) MPLS
12 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 10 (22.22%) Palo Alto
13 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (20.00%) CCNP
13 9 (20.00%) PaaS
13 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 8 (17.78%) Fortinet
14 8 (17.78%) Juniper
14 8 (17.78%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) Wireless
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server

Azure ExpressRoute
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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (100.00%) Azure
2 13 (28.89%) SaaS
3 12 (26.67%) Azure DevOps
4 11 (24.44%) AWS
4 11 (24.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (20.00%) PaaS
6 8 (17.78%) IaaS
7 5 (11.11%) OneDrive
8 4 (8.89%) AWS Direct Connect
8 4 (8.89%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (6.67%) Azure Storage
10 2 (4.44%) Azure Logic Apps
10 2 (4.44%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
10 2 (4.44%) Serverless
11 1 (2.22%) Azure App Service
11 1 (2.22%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) VPN
2 22 (48.89%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) WAN
4 17 (37.78%) SD-WAN
5 10 (22.22%) MPLS
6 8 (17.78%) Wireless
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (15.56%) DNS
7 7 (15.56%) HTTP
7 7 (15.56%) SSH
8 5 (11.11%) BGP
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.11%) DHCP
8 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.67%) LAN
9 3 (6.67%) NX-OS
9 3 (6.67%) OSPF
9 3 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 11 (24.44%) Social Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.22%) International Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
1 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Azure Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft 365 Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Operations Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Operations Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) ARM Templates
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.22%) Express
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Cloud Native
2 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) DevOps
2 15 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.56%) RBAC
3 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Software Assurance
4 5 (11.11%) Tech Ops
5 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.89%) CI/CD
5 4 (8.89%) Cost Control
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 4 (8.89%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (8.89%) Presales
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
5 4 (8.89%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Bash
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) CCNP
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCDP
3 2 (4.44%) CCIE
3 2 (4.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) FortiGate
1 7 (15.56%) Terraform
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.67%) CASB
4 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.22%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) HP NNM
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 10 (22.22%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 8 (17.78%) Fortinet
5 8 (17.78%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) Zscaler
7 6 (13.33%) Aruba
7 6 (13.33%) Meraki
8 4 (8.89%) F5
8 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.89%) VMware
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.22%) Databricks
11 1 (2.22%) HP