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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Sentinel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Sentinel over the 6 months to 28 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 Sentinel
England > London
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 501 449 384
Rank change year-on-year -52 -65 +217
Contract jobs citing Azure Sentinel 98 50 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.66% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 12
10th Percentile £449 £394 £356
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +17.95% -2.50% -13.04%
75th Percentile £678 £575 £563
90th Percentile £739 £625 £651
England median daily rate £575 £490 £538
% change year-on-year +17.35% -8.84% -2.27%

Azure Sentinel 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 14,844 10,417 5,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.94% 38.82% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,128 7,583 4,465
10th Percentile £399 £365 £347
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 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 34
10th Percentile £19.86 £14.05 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £20.78 £20.25
Median hourly rate £43.15 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.35% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £69.97 £59.88 £47.94
90th Percentile £83.75 £68.29 £61.18
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.99% +5.25% -4.76%

Azure Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Sentinel in London

Azure Sentinel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Sentinel in London

Azure Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Sentinel in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Sentinel in London

Azure Sentinel
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 Sentinel within the London region over the 6 months to 28 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 -25 5 £700 - 6
East London - 1 £575 - 2
Azure Sentinel
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Sentinel 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 Sentinel.

1 98 (100.00%) Azure
2 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (38.78%) Firewall
4 37 (37.76%) DevOps
5 36 (36.73%) Terraform
6 35 (35.71%) Analytics
7 32 (32.65%) Finance
8 31 (31.63%) Azure Monitor
9 29 (29.59%) Log Analytics
10 27 (27.55%) CI/CD
10 27 (27.55%) Python
11 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
12 22 (22.45%) Kubernetes
13 20 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (20.41%) AWS
14 18 (18.37%) Microsoft 365
14 18 (18.37%) Security Operations
15 17 (17.35%) Ansible
15 17 (17.35%) MS Visio
16 16 (16.33%) Windows
16 16 (16.33%) SQL
16 16 (16.33%) SIEM
16 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
17 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
17 15 (15.31%) Penetration Testing
18 14 (14.29%) PaaS
18 14 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
19 13 (13.27%) GitHub
20 12 (12.24%) Azure DevOps
20 12 (12.24%) Data Analytics

Azure Sentinel
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 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 98 (100.00%) Azure
2 31 (31.63%) Azure Monitor
3 20 (20.41%) AWS
4 18 (18.37%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (14.29%) PaaS
6 13 (13.27%) GitHub
7 12 (12.24%) Azure DevOps
8 11 (11.22%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (10.20%) IaaS
9 10 (10.20%) SaaS
10 7 (7.14%) GCP
11 6 (6.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (5.10%) Azure Stack
12 5 (5.10%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 4 (4.08%) Power Platform
14 3 (3.06%) Azure AKS
14 3 (3.06%) Azure Logic Apps
14 3 (3.06%) dbt
15 2 (2.04%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.78%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) BGP
2 11 (11.22%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (10.20%) Internet
4 7 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (6.12%) VLAN
6 5 (5.10%) DNS
6 5 (5.10%) VPN
7 3 (3.06%) LAN
7 3 (3.06%) Network Security
7 3 (3.06%) WAN
8 2 (2.04%) DHCP
8 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.04%) VoIP
8 2 (2.04%) Wireless
9 1 (1.02%) HTTP
9 1 (1.02%) ICMP
9 1 (1.02%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.02%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (6.12%) Data Lake
5 5 (5.10%) Big Data
6 4 (4.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.06%) Power BI
8 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.04%) MySQL
8 2 (2.04%) Tableau
8 2 (2.04%) Tableau Desktop
8 2 (2.04%) Tableau Server
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.02%) Parquet
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.16%) GitLab
2 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) AppScan
3 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Social Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Law
5 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Security Engineer
2 20 (20.41%) Architect
3 18 (18.37%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Azure Architect
4 13 (13.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Security Architect
6 11 (11.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Data Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (5.10%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Security Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) ARM Templates
2 9 (9.18%) REST
3 4 (4.08%) JSON
4 3 (3.06%) Kafka
5 2 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.04%) Azure Blueprints
5 2 (2.04%) OAuth
5 2 (2.04%) OpenID
5 2 (2.04%) SAML
5 2 (2.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) ADO
6 1 (1.02%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (1.02%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (9.18%) PKI
2 9 (9.18%) Public Cloud
3 8 (8.16%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Insider Threat
4 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.04%) BYOD
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.02%) IVR
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (4.08%) Unix
6 2 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) DevOps
2 35 (35.71%) Analytics
3 29 (29.59%) Log Analytics
4 27 (27.55%) CI/CD
5 20 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (18.37%) Security Operations
7 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 16 (16.33%) SIEM
8 15 (15.31%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (12.24%) Data Analytics
10 11 (11.22%) Migration
10 11 (11.22%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (11.22%) Service Management
11 10 (10.20%) Agile
11 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
11 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity
13 8 (8.16%) Change Management
13 8 (8.16%) Use Case
14 7 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) Python
2 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
3 16 (16.33%) SQL
4 4 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) Scala
5 1 (1.02%) Search Processing Language
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) CISSP
1 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.06%) CISM
4 3 (3.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 2 (2.04%) CEH
5 2 (2.04%) GCIH
6 1 (1.02%) APMP
6 1 (1.02%) CRISC
6 1 (1.02%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.02%) GCED
6 1 (1.02%) GIAC
6 1 (1.02%) OSCP
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
3 2 (2.04%) NIST
4 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) Docker
3 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (36.73%) Terraform
2 22 (22.45%) Kubernetes
3 17 (17.35%) Ansible
4 7 (7.14%) logstash
4 7 (7.14%) Prometheus
4 7 (7.14%) QRadar
5 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (5.10%) Grafana
6 5 (5.10%) Nagios
6 5 (5.10%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.04%) CASB
7 2 (2.04%) SCCM
7 2 (2.04%) SCOM
7 2 (2.04%) SCSM
8 1 (1.02%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.02%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Splunk
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco
3 8 (8.16%) CrowdStrike
3 8 (8.16%) Darktrace
4 7 (7.14%) Zscaler
5 5 (5.10%) Databricks
5 5 (5.10%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) VMware
7 3 (3.06%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.06%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.06%) Mitel
8 2 (2.04%) Alteryx
8 2 (2.04%) Google
8 2 (2.04%) McAfee
9 1 (1.02%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.02%) BT
9 1 (1.02%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.02%) Sophos