Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Stack over the 6 months to 28 January 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 Stack
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 527 383 471
Rank change year-on-year -144 +88 +123
Contract jobs citing Azure Stack 56 28 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 36
10th Percentile £375 £400 £450
25th Percentile £450 £413 £465
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £638 - £581
90th Percentile £700 £725 £644
England median daily rate £549 £550 £483
% change year-on-year -0.23% +13.99% -8.10%

Azure Stack 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 14,576 6,810 10,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.75% 37.84% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,847 5,068 7,515
10th Percentile £390 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £540 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 25 76
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.40 £15.88
25th Percentile £20.89 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year - +20.93% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £61.00 £38.78
90th Percentile £71.59 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%

Azure Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Stack in London

Azure Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Stack in London

Azure Stack
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Daily rate histogram for Azure Stack in London

Azure Stack
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 Stack within the London region over the 6 months to 28 January 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 -56 3 £703 +40.50% 2
South London -15 1 £675 +10.20%
Azure Stack
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Stack 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 Stack.

1 56 (100.00%) Azure
2 23 (41.07%) Python
3 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) DevOps
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
7 16 (28.57%) .NET
7 16 (28.57%) Kubernetes
8 15 (26.79%) Scrum
8 15 (26.79%) Power Platform
9 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (23.21%) AWS
11 11 (19.64%) Power BI
11 11 (19.64%) Databricks
11 11 (19.64%) Finance
11 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.86%) C#
12 10 (17.86%) Use Case
12 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
12 10 (17.86%) Data Engineering
12 10 (17.86%) Docker
12 10 (17.86%) Analytics
12 10 (17.86%) CI/CD
13 9 (16.07%) Social Skills
13 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (16.07%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) ETL
14 8 (14.29%) HTML
14 8 (14.29%) Workflow

Azure Stack
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 (8.93%) Appian
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.57%) Hyperledger
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (100.00%) Azure
2 15 (26.79%) Power Platform
3 13 (23.21%) AWS
4 5 (8.93%) Azure Storage
5 4 (7.14%) Azure Sentinel
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Logic Apps
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (5.36%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (5.36%) PaaS
6 3 (5.36%) PowerApps
6 3 (5.36%) SaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Functions
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) GitHub
7 2 (3.57%) IaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (3.57%) Serverless
8 1 (1.79%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) VLAN
3 4 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.79%) IPsec
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Power BI
2 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (8.93%) Data Lake
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Power Query
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) TestCafe
General
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 9 (16.07%) Social Skills
4 7 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Publishing
6 2 (3.57%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Back Office
7 1 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Data Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Appian Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 5 (8.93%) Designer
6 5 (8.93%) Python Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Scientist
9 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Azure Test Lead
9 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 7 (12.50%) PySpark
4 6 (10.71%) XML
5 5 (8.93%) J2EE
5 5 (8.93%) JDBC
5 5 (8.93%) JMS
5 5 (8.93%) JNDI
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
5 5 (8.93%) XSL
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.14%) ADO
6 4 (7.14%) React
7 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) Keras
7 3 (5.36%) Matplotlib
7 3 (5.36%) NumPy
7 3 (5.36%) Pandas
7 3 (5.36%) Seaborn
7 3 (5.36%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
1 5 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) DevOps
3 15 (26.79%) Scrum
4 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (17.86%) Analytics
5 10 (17.86%) CI/CD
5 10 (17.86%) Data Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Use Case
6 9 (16.07%) ETL
6 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (14.29%) Data Management
7 8 (14.29%) Workflow
8 7 (12.50%) Product Management
9 6 (10.71%) SDLC
9 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (8.93%) Data Ingestion
10 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.93%) Process Management
10 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Python
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) C#
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Bash
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.79%) Go
6 1 (1.79%) Java 11
6 1 (1.79%) Java 8
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCIE
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) IFRS
3 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.36%) Grafana
3 3 (5.36%) Nagios
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) Terraform
5 1 (1.79%) VxRail
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Databricks
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) Blue Prism
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Pega
4 5 (8.93%) TIBCO
5 4 (7.14%) Informatica
6 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.79%) Arista
7 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.79%) VMware