Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Monitor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Monitor over the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Azure Monitor (Azure Log Analytics, Azure Application Insights, Azure Diagnostics)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 389 403 386
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +127
Contract jobs citing Azure Monitor 197 71 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.33% 0.75% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 35 25
10th Percentile £433 £422 £342
25th Percentile £513 £440 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £571 £525 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.67% +16.67% -10.00%
75th Percentile £682 £638 £538
90th Percentile £725 £688 £593
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £78.75 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate £82.50 £44.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +85.39% - -
75th Percentile £86.25 £52.25 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year +79.78% - -

Azure Monitor 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 14,839 9,498 6,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.12% 38.57% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,112 6,953 5,019
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 40 41
10th Percentile £19.77 £14.98 £13.00
25th Percentile £24.25 £21.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.68% +47.92% +12.94%
75th Percentile £65.00 £64.06 £43.70
90th Percentile £79.50 £68.04 £61.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% -

Azure Monitor
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Monitor in London

Azure Monitor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Monitor in London

Azure Monitor
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Daily rate histogram for Azure Monitor in London

Azure Monitor
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 Monitor within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 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 -15 17 £575 -8.00%
Azure Monitor
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Monitor 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 Monitor.

1 197 (100.00%) Azure
2 118 (59.90%) DevOps
3 115 (58.38%) Analytics
4 109 (55.33%) Log Analytics
5 98 (49.75%) Terraform
6 96 (48.73%) CI/CD
7 89 (45.18%) PowerShell
8 87 (44.16%) Microsoft
9 69 (35.03%) Finance
10 67 (34.01%) Python
11 65 (32.99%) Agile
12 61 (30.96%) SQL
13 58 (29.44%) Kubernetes
14 55 (27.92%) Databricks
15 52 (26.40%) PaaS
16 51 (25.89%) Active Directory
17 49 (24.87%) Git (software)
18 44 (22.34%) C#
19 41 (20.81%) Bash
20 40 (20.30%) Azure Data Factory
21 37 (18.78%) Serverless
21 37 (18.78%) Azure Active Directory
21 37 (18.78%) Azure Sentinel
22 36 (18.27%) Microservices
23 34 (17.26%) Public Cloud
24 33 (16.75%) Azure Functions
24 33 (16.75%) Java
25 32 (16.24%) Infrastructure as Code
26 31 (15.74%) Windows
26 31 (15.74%) Secrets Management

Azure Monitor
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 18 (9.14%) Apache Spark
1 18 (9.14%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.58%) IIS
3 9 (4.57%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (4.06%) Apache
4 8 (4.06%) Confluence
5 6 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.52%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.02%) CMS
7 2 (1.02%) nginx
7 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (6.60%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 17 (8.63%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 197 (100.00%) Azure
2 52 (26.40%) PaaS
3 40 (20.30%) Azure Data Factory
4 37 (18.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 37 (18.78%) Azure Sentinel
4 37 (18.78%) Serverless
5 33 (16.75%) Azure Functions
6 30 (15.23%) IaaS
6 30 (15.23%) Microsoft 365
7 29 (14.72%) SaaS
8 26 (13.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 25 (12.69%) Azure Key Vault
10 23 (11.68%) Power Platform
11 22 (11.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 21 (10.66%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (10.15%) AWS
13 20 (10.15%) GitHub
14 16 (8.12%) Amazon S3
14 16 (8.12%) Azure Service Bus
15 10 (5.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.17%) Internet
2 21 (10.66%) Firewall
3 20 (10.15%) DNS
4 12 (6.09%) BGP
4 12 (6.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (5.58%) DHCP
5 11 (5.58%) WAN
6 10 (5.08%) DMZ
7 9 (4.57%) VPN
8 8 (4.06%) LAN
8 8 (4.06%) Network Security
9 7 (3.55%) VoIP
10 5 (2.54%) SD-WAN
11 3 (1.52%) SSL
11 3 (1.52%) VLAN
12 2 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (1.02%) Wireless
13 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 23 (11.68%) Data Lake
3 22 (11.17%) Power BI
4 21 (10.66%) Big Data
5 16 (8.12%) SQL Server
6 14 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.09%) Delta Lake
8 11 (5.58%) MySQL
9 10 (5.08%) Redis
10 9 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.05%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
15 2 (1.02%) MariaDB
15 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.51%) Event Store
16 1 (0.51%) HBase
16 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.18%) GitLab
3 15 (7.61%) JIRA
4 14 (7.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.57%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.05%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.05%) Gradle
7 6 (3.05%) Maven
8 5 (2.54%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.54%) PyCharm
8 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (2.03%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.02%) git-flow
11 2 (1.02%) Selenium
11 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (35.03%) Finance
2 28 (14.21%) Social Skills
3 13 (6.60%) Banking
4 12 (6.09%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.54%) Law
6 5 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Back Office
8 3 (1.52%) Billing
8 3 (1.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (22.84%) Azure Engineer
2 38 (19.29%) Developer
3 33 (16.75%) Architect
4 26 (13.20%) Azure Architect
4 26 (13.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (11.68%) Data Engineer
6 22 (11.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.63%) Azure Developer
8 16 (8.12%) .NET Developer
9 14 (7.11%) Security Engineer
10 13 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.58%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (5.58%) Cloud Developer
11 11 (5.58%) Security Architect
12 10 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) Platform Engineer
14 8 (4.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 7 (3.55%) Azure Platform Engineer
15 7 (3.55%) Java Engineer
16 6 (3.05%) Microsoft 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.23%) .NET
1 30 (15.23%) REST
2 28 (14.21%) Kafka
3 20 (10.15%) ARM Templates
4 16 (8.12%) .NET Core
5 12 (6.09%) Node.js
5 12 (6.09%) React
5 12 (6.09%) Spark Streaming
6 11 (5.58%) .NET Framework
6 11 (5.58%) Azure Blueprints
6 11 (5.58%) SignalR
7 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (4.57%) YAML
8 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.55%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET Core
10 6 (3.05%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.05%) JSON
10 6 (3.05%) Spring
11 5 (2.54%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.26%) Public Cloud
2 26 (13.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (10.66%) Cloud Native
4 20 (10.15%) Private Cloud
5 17 (8.63%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (6.09%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (3.55%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.52%) Replication
11 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.02%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.02%) BYOD
11 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.02%) PKI
11 2 (1.02%) User Experience
12 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.74%) Windows
2 6 (3.05%) Linux
3 4 (2.03%) VMS
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.02%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.90%) DevOps
2 115 (58.38%) Analytics
3 109 (55.33%) Log Analytics
4 96 (48.73%) CI/CD
5 65 (32.99%) Agile
6 36 (18.27%) Microservices
7 32 (16.24%) Infrastructure as Code
8 31 (15.74%) Secrets Management
9 24 (12.18%) Migration
10 21 (10.66%) Data Analytics
11 20 (10.15%) Data Security
11 20 (10.15%) ETL
11 20 (10.15%) Infrastructure Automation
12 19 (9.64%) Data Pipeline
12 19 (9.64%) Scrum
12 19 (9.64%) SDLC
13 18 (9.14%) Change Management
13 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (9.14%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (9.14%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (45.18%) PowerShell
2 67 (34.01%) Python
3 61 (30.96%) SQL
4 44 (22.34%) C#
5 41 (20.81%) Bash
6 33 (16.75%) Java
7 23 (11.68%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.61%) Ruby
9 13 (6.60%) Go
10 11 (5.58%) Scala
11 8 (4.06%) C
12 7 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.05%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.03%) F#
14 4 (2.03%) Groovy
15 3 (1.52%) PHP
16 2 (1.02%) Bicep
16 2 (1.02%) C++
16 2 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.57%) FFIEC
4 8 (4.06%) Degree
5 7 (3.55%) PMP
6 6 (3.05%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.02%) CCNA
9 2 (1.02%) CISSP
9 2 (1.02%) MCSE
9 2 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.58%) SLA
3 10 (5.08%) NIST
4 9 (4.57%) GLBA
4 9 (4.57%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.54%) QA
6 3 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (25.89%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.69%) Docker
3 17 (8.63%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.06%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 98 (49.75%) Terraform
2 58 (29.44%) Kubernetes
3 18 (9.14%) Ansible
4 17 (8.63%) Prometheus
5 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (8.12%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (7.11%) logstash
7 12 (6.09%) Kibana
8 11 (5.58%) Consul
8 11 (5.58%) Istio
9 10 (5.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (2.54%) SCOM
11 4 (2.03%) Puppet
11 4 (2.03%) SCCM
12 3 (1.52%) Opsgenie
13 2 (1.02%) Grafana
13 2 (1.02%) Nessus
13 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (1.02%) Perfmon
13 2 (1.02%) SCSM
Vendors
1 87 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 55 (27.92%) Databricks
3 16 (8.12%) VMware
4 14 (7.11%) ServiceNow
5 13 (6.60%) AppDynamics
6 12 (6.09%) Citrix
6 12 (6.09%) Splunk
7 7 (3.55%) New Relic
8 5 (2.54%) Google
8 5 (2.54%) Meraki
9 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.03%) SAP
10 3 (1.52%) NetApp
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle
11 2 (1.02%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.02%) F5
11 2 (1.02%) LogicMonitor
11 2 (1.02%) Mitel
11 2 (1.02%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds