Period
to

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 12 August 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 Storage
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 487 410 359
Rank change year-on-year -77 -51 +177
Contract jobs citing Azure Storage 113 121 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.99% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 9
10th Percentile £403 £413 £465
25th Percentile £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £630 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £775 £625 £594
90th Percentile £863 £693 £600
England median daily rate £625 £525 £543
% change year-on-year +19.05% -3.32% +9.71%

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 14,969 12,170 5,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.40% 39.16% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,071 8,885 3,860
10th Percentile £394 £375 £350
25th Percentile £480 £456 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 66 25
10th Percentile £20.15 £13.75 £17.00
25th Percentile £25.00 £20.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +54.55% - +30.95%
75th Percentile £65.79 £43.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £76.65 £65.00 £62.20
England median hourly rate £21.23 £20.83 £21.00
% change year-on-year +1.90% -0.81% -

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 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 -2 25 £675 +45.95% 3
South London - 6 £460 -
Azure Storage
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Azure
2 64 (56.64%) DevOps
3 62 (54.87%) SQL
4 58 (51.33%) PowerShell
5 54 (47.79%) Python
6 47 (41.59%) Windows
7 46 (40.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 46 (40.71%) Serverless
8 45 (39.82%) Azure Functions
8 45 (39.82%) Kubernetes
8 45 (39.82%) Active Directory
9 44 (38.94%) CI/CD
10 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
11 40 (35.40%) Azure AKS
11 40 (35.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 39 (34.51%) Agile
13 37 (32.74%) Data Lake
14 35 (30.97%) T-SQL
15 34 (30.09%) C#
15 34 (30.09%) PaaS
15 34 (30.09%) Azure Active Directory
16 33 (29.20%) Terraform
16 33 (29.20%) Finance
17 32 (28.32%) Apache Spark
17 32 (28.32%) Analytics
18 31 (27.43%) AWS
18 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
19 30 (26.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 29 (25.66%) Migration
21 28 (24.78%) IaaS

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 32 (28.32%) Apache Spark
2 21 (18.58%) Apache Pig
3 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.73%) Apache
5 5 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.65%) nginx
7 2 (1.77%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (12.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (6.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 113 (100.00%) Azure
2 46 (40.71%) Serverless
3 45 (39.82%) Azure Functions
4 40 (35.40%) Azure AKS
4 40 (35.40%) Azure Data Factory
5 34 (30.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (30.09%) PaaS
6 31 (27.43%) AWS
7 30 (26.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 28 (24.78%) Azure DevOps
8 28 (24.78%) IaaS
9 24 (21.24%) Azure Key Vault
10 22 (19.47%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (19.47%) Amazon S3
11 18 (15.93%) SaaS
12 15 (13.27%) Azure Logic Apps
13 14 (12.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 11 (9.73%) Microsoft 365
15 10 (8.85%) OneDrive
16 8 (7.08%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) DNS
2 11 (9.73%) DHCP
3 7 (6.19%) WAN
4 6 (5.31%) Firewall
4 6 (5.31%) HTTP
5 5 (4.42%) Network Security
6 4 (3.54%) SD-WAN
7 3 (2.65%) Internet
7 3 (2.65%) SSH
7 3 (2.65%) SSL
7 3 (2.65%) VLAN
7 3 (2.65%) VPN
7 3 (2.65%) Wireless
8 2 (1.77%) MPLS
8 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (40.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 37 (32.74%) Data Lake
3 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
4 24 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (19.47%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (19.47%) SAP HANA
6 17 (15.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 14 (12.39%) SAP BW
8 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
8 7 (6.19%) Neo4j
8 7 (6.19%) Power BI
8 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.42%) Big Data
9 5 (4.42%) Metadata
9 5 (4.42%) Parquet
10 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.77%) HBase
11 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.39%) PowerDesigner
4 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (7.08%) MSI
6 6 (5.31%) Chocolatey
6 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio Code
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.65%) ERwin
8 3 (2.65%) kappa
8 3 (2.65%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.77%) ER Studio
9 2 (1.77%) JIRA
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 23 (20.35%) Social Skills
3 19 (16.81%) Banking
4 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.08%) Billing
6 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
6 7 (6.19%) Marketing
6 7 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.77%) Law
7 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Architect
2 30 (26.55%) Azure Engineer
3 27 (23.89%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (19.47%) Developer
5 18 (15.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Data Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) Azure Developer
8 11 (9.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.85%) Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Backend Developer
11 8 (7.08%) Python Developer
12 7 (6.19%) Data Architect
13 6 (5.31%) .NET Developer
13 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Analyst
14 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
14 5 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) Kafka
2 14 (12.39%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) JSON
3 13 (11.50%) Pandas
4 12 (10.62%) RESTful
5 9 (7.96%) PySpark
6 8 (7.08%) Dask
6 8 (7.08%) FastAPI
7 7 (6.19%) SailPoint
8 6 (5.31%) .NET Core
9 5 (4.42%) Matplotlib
9 5 (4.42%) NumPy
9 5 (4.42%) scikit-learn
9 5 (4.42%) Seaborn
9 5 (4.42%) XML
10 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.54%) Blazor
10 4 (3.54%) YAML
11 3 (2.65%) ARM Templates
11 3 (2.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Cloud Native
2 15 (13.27%) Legacy Applications
3 7 (6.19%) Credit Risk
4 6 (5.31%) Market Risk
5 5 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.42%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.42%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.54%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.59%) Windows
2 22 (19.47%) Linux
3 19 (16.81%) Debian
3 19 (16.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (16.81%) Ubuntu
4 9 (7.96%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.65%) VMS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) DevOps
2 44 (38.94%) CI/CD
3 39 (34.51%) Agile
4 32 (28.32%) Analytics
5 29 (25.66%) Migration
6 25 (22.12%) Microservices
7 24 (21.24%) Information Security
7 24 (21.24%) TOGAF
8 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (19.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 21 (18.58%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (18.58%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (16.81%) ArchiMate
11 18 (15.93%) Data Analysis
12 16 (14.16%) Re-Platforming
13 15 (13.27%) Machine Learning
13 15 (13.27%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 14 (12.39%) CRM
14 14 (12.39%) Test Automation
15 13 (11.50%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.87%) SQL
2 58 (51.33%) PowerShell
3 54 (47.79%) Python
4 35 (30.97%) T-SQL
5 34 (30.09%) C#
6 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
7 24 (21.24%) Go
8 19 (16.81%) Java
8 19 (16.81%) Perl
8 19 (16.81%) PHP
9 10 (8.85%) Bash
10 5 (4.42%) C++
10 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.54%) C
12 2 (1.77%) Bicep
12 2 (1.77%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) MCSA
4 2 (1.77%) MCSE
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.77%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (39.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.65%) Docker
4 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (39.82%) Kubernetes
2 33 (29.20%) Terraform
3 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (7.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (7.08%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (5.31%) SCCM
6 3 (2.65%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.89%) MuleSoft
3 24 (21.24%) SAP
4 22 (19.47%) BiZZdesign
4 22 (19.47%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (16.81%) Red Hat
6 18 (15.93%) Databricks
7 16 (14.16%) Cloudera
8 9 (7.96%) Zscaler
9 8 (7.08%) VMware
10 7 (6.19%) Commvault
11 6 (5.31%) Citrix
11 6 (5.31%) Oracle
11 6 (5.31%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.65%) Aruba
12 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco
12 3 (2.65%) F5
12 3 (2.65%) Juniper
12 3 (2.65%) NetApp