Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Storage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Storage over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 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 Storage
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 430 336 506
Rank change year-on-year -94 +170 +103
Contract jobs citing Azure Storage 121 28 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 52
10th Percentile £413 £466 £414
25th Percentile £481 £553 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £581 £550
Median % change year-on-year -5.38% +5.68% +22.22%
75th Percentile £619 £628 £673
90th Percentile £695 £638 £775
England median daily rate £525 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +2.56%

Azure Storage 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 12,868 4,654 12,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.19% 35.14% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,494 3,481 9,075
10th Percentile £380 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +4.48%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £723 £725 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 16 94
10th Percentile £13.38 £13.81 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.27 £21.13 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.35% +47.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £51.00 £48.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £65.00 £58.13 £53.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.39% -0.39% +20.00%

Azure Storage
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Storage in London

Azure Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Storage in London

Azure Storage
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Storage in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Storage in London

Azure Storage
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 Storage within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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 -53 8 £425 -27.66% 2
Azure Storage
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Storage 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 Storage.

1 121 (100.00%) Azure
2 95 (78.51%) SQL
3 79 (65.29%) Serverless
4 78 (64.46%) Azure Functions
5 75 (61.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 75 (61.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (46.28%) T-SQL
8 54 (44.63%) Azure Logic Apps
9 51 (42.15%) Python
10 50 (41.32%) Microservices
11 48 (39.67%) Kubernetes
12 47 (38.84%) DevOps
13 46 (38.02%) Cloud Native
14 44 (36.36%) C#
14 44 (36.36%) AWS
15 43 (35.54%) .NET
16 39 (32.23%) MuleSoft
17 38 (31.40%) Windows
18 37 (30.58%) MongoDB
18 37 (30.58%) Data Engineering
18 37 (30.58%) Data Development
19 36 (29.75%) Azure Data Factory
19 36 (29.75%) Go
19 36 (29.75%) Oracle
19 36 (29.75%) PL/SQL
20 35 (28.93%) Software Engineering
20 35 (28.93%) AWS Lambda
21 33 (27.27%) Full Stack Development
21 33 (27.27%) Microsoft

Azure Storage
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 33 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (19.83%) Apache Spark
3 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.92%) Apache
5 11 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (4.96%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.83%) nginx
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.65%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 121 (100.00%) Azure
2 79 (65.29%) Serverless
3 78 (64.46%) Azure Functions
4 75 (61.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 54 (44.63%) Azure Logic Apps
6 44 (36.36%) AWS
7 36 (29.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 35 (28.93%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (17.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (13.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 16 (13.22%) Power Platform
11 15 (12.40%) PaaS
12 12 (9.92%) Azure Key Vault
12 12 (9.92%) IaaS
13 10 (8.26%) GitHub
13 10 (8.26%) GitHub Actions
14 8 (6.61%) Amazon S3
14 8 (6.61%) Azure App Service
15 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (4.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Network Security
2 5 (4.13%) SAN
3 3 (2.48%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (61.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 37 (30.58%) MongoDB
3 31 (25.62%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (23.14%) Data Lake
5 16 (13.22%) Redis
6 13 (10.74%) Power BI
7 12 (9.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
9 9 (7.44%) Big Data
10 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (5.79%) Snowflake Schema
10 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (4.96%) SAP HANA
12 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
13 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
13 4 (3.31%) SAP BW
14 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.31%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.65%) Ant
5 2 (1.65%) GitLab
5 2 (1.65%) Maven
5 2 (1.65%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.65%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (17.36%) Social Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Finance
3 7 (5.79%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.31%) Front Office
6 4 (3.31%) Law
6 4 (3.31%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Developer
2 28 (23.14%) Azure Engineer
3 26 (21.49%) Azure Developer
4 22 (18.18%) Architect
5 17 (14.05%) C# Developer
5 17 (14.05%) Energy Trading Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Data Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) Azure Architect
8 12 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (9.09%) .NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Data Architect
10 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.13%) Python Engineer
14 4 (3.31%) Azure DevOps
14 4 (3.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 4 (3.31%) DBA
14 4 (3.31%) Front Office Developer
14 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.54%) .NET
2 31 (25.62%) .NET Core
3 19 (15.70%) Kafka
4 7 (5.79%) JSON
5 6 (4.96%) ARM Templates
6 5 (4.13%) Node.js
6 5 (4.13%) Web Services
6 5 (4.13%) XML
7 4 (3.31%) RESTful
8 3 (2.48%) Blazor
8 3 (2.48%) PySpark
8 3 (2.48%) React
9 2 (1.65%) CSS
9 2 (1.65%) HTML
9 2 (1.65%) J2EE
9 2 (1.65%) REST
10 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.83%) NumPy
10 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (38.02%) Cloud Native
2 30 (24.79%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (7.44%) Replication
4 8 (6.61%) Legacy Applications
5 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (4.13%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
2 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.48%) Debian
3 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.48%) Unix
3 3 (2.48%) VMS
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) Microservices
3 47 (38.84%) DevOps
4 37 (30.58%) Data Development
4 37 (30.58%) Data Engineering
5 35 (28.93%) Software Engineering
6 33 (27.27%) Full Stack Development
7 32 (26.45%) SDLC
8 28 (23.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (22.31%) Analytics
10 19 (15.70%) Migration
11 18 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (14.05%) Deployment Automation
13 15 (12.40%) ETL
14 13 (10.74%) Configuration Management
14 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
14 13 (10.74%) Scrum
15 12 (9.92%) Event-Driven
16 11 (9.09%) Information Security
17 9 (7.44%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (78.51%) SQL
2 56 (46.28%) T-SQL
3 51 (42.15%) Python
4 44 (36.36%) C#
5 36 (29.75%) Go
5 36 (29.75%) PL/SQL
6 32 (26.45%) C++
7 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
8 17 (14.05%) Java
9 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.96%) Perl
10 6 (4.96%) PHP
11 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.48%) C
11 3 (2.48%) Scala
12 2 (1.65%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.83%) VB
13 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) ISEB
2 3 (2.48%) CCNA
2 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) MCSE
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) IFRS
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) Docker
3 10 (8.26%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (39.67%) Kubernetes
2 19 (15.70%) Terraform
3 5 (4.13%) PowerCLI
3 5 (4.13%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.65%) Ansible
4 2 (1.65%) vRealize
4 2 (1.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) MuleSoft
2 36 (29.75%) Oracle
3 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.45%) Databricks
5 9 (7.44%) SAP
6 8 (6.61%) Cloudera
6 8 (6.61%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (5.79%) VMware
8 5 (4.13%) Citrix
8 5 (4.13%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.31%) BiZZdesign
10 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.48%) HP
11 2 (1.65%) Google
11 2 (1.65%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.65%) NetApp
11 2 (1.65%) Workday
12 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.83%) StreamSets