Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 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 Storage
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 463 346 484
Rank change year-on-year -117 +138 +116
Contract jobs citing Azure Storage 108 52 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 0.80% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 30
10th Percentile £448 £450 £280
25th Percentile £494 £519 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +8.25%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £594
90th Percentile £800 £750 £673
England median daily rate £525 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +5.26%

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 14,510 6,466 10,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.81% 37.47% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,790 4,810 7,520
10th Percentile £396 £328 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £424
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 £535 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +9.74% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 24 75
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.80
25th Percentile £20.02 £22.44 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.67%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £40.85
90th Percentile £69.59 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £20.90 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.00% +14.29%

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 18 January 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 18 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -55 11 £556 -11.00% 1
West London - 1 £468 -
Azure Storage
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Azure
2 73 (67.59%) SQL
3 60 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (54.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 57 (52.78%) DevOps
5 57 (52.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 54 (50.00%) C#
7 50 (46.30%) PowerShell
7 50 (46.30%) Serverless
7 50 (46.30%) Azure Functions
8 49 (45.37%) .NET
9 48 (44.44%) Microservices
10 44 (40.74%) Azure Logic Apps
11 42 (38.89%) T-SQL
11 42 (38.89%) Microsoft
12 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 36 (33.33%) Python
13 34 (31.48%) Kubernetes
14 31 (28.70%) .NET Core
14 31 (28.70%) Full Stack Development
14 31 (28.70%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (27.78%) AWS
16 29 (26.85%) Databricks
16 29 (26.85%) Azure Data Factory
17 28 (25.93%) Data Engineering
17 28 (25.93%) Azure Key Vault
18 27 (25.00%) Windows
19 26 (24.07%) MuleSoft
19 26 (24.07%) Azure Active Directory
19 26 (24.07%) Cloud Native

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 24 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.41%) Apache
3 8 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.48%) nginx
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 108 (100.00%) Azure
2 57 (52.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 50 (46.30%) Azure Functions
3 50 (46.30%) Serverless
4 44 (40.74%) Azure Logic Apps
5 30 (27.78%) AWS
6 29 (26.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 28 (25.93%) Azure Key Vault
8 26 (24.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (21.30%) Power Platform
11 20 (18.52%) PaaS
12 17 (15.74%) Azure Service Bus
13 11 (10.19%) Azure App Service
14 9 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (7.41%) Azure Monitor
15 8 (7.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 7 (6.48%) GitHub
17 6 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
18 5 (4.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Network Security
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
3 4 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.78%) FTP
4 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.78%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.93%) SSL
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (54.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (28.70%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (23.15%) Data Lake
5 24 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 18 (16.67%) Big Data
6 18 (16.67%) Power BI
7 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2017
8 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (9.26%) Redis
9 10 (9.26%) Tableau
10 8 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
11 6 (5.56%) Metadata
12 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
12 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
12 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (2.78%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) ER Studio
4 2 (1.85%) ERwin
4 2 (1.85%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) MSTest
5 1 (0.93%) Swashbuckle
5 1 (0.93%) tSQLt
General
1 24 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 20 (18.52%) Finance
3 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.19%) Presentation Skills
4 7 (6.48%) Front Office
5 5 (4.63%) Banking
5 5 (4.63%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.63%) Retail
6 3 (2.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (43.52%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Azure Developer
3 21 (19.44%) Azure Engineer
3 21 (19.44%) C# Developer
4 17 (15.74%) .NET Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Energy Trading Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Data Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Architect
8 8 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
8 8 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Azure Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Site Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (4.63%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) .NET
2 31 (28.70%) .NET Core
3 18 (16.67%) ARM Templates
4 17 (15.74%) Web Services
5 14 (12.96%) CSS
6 13 (12.04%) Entity Framework
6 13 (12.04%) JSON
7 12 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.19%) React
9 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (9.26%) XML
10 7 (6.48%) jQuery
11 6 (5.56%) HTML
12 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.63%) RESTful
13 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.70%) Blazor
13 4 (3.70%) Kafka
13 4 (3.70%) REST
13 4 (3.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.07%) Cloud Native
2 24 (22.22%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.56%) NVMe
4 4 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.70%) Replication
5 3 (2.78%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.85%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.85%) VMS
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.78%) DevOps
3 48 (44.44%) Microservices
4 31 (28.70%) Full Stack Development
5 28 (25.93%) Data Engineering
6 25 (23.15%) Analytics
6 25 (23.15%) Data Development
6 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
7 24 (22.22%) SDLC
8 23 (21.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (21.30%) Deployment Automation
9 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 20 (18.52%) Migration
11 19 (17.59%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (15.74%) SOA
13 14 (12.96%) ETL
14 13 (12.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (11.11%) Data Integration
15 12 (11.11%) Kanban
15 12 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (67.59%) SQL
2 54 (50.00%) C#
3 50 (46.30%) PowerShell
4 42 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 36 (33.33%) Python
6 25 (23.15%) Go
7 24 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 23 (21.30%) C++
9 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.96%) Bash
10 14 (12.96%) Java
11 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.78%) Java 11
12 3 (2.78%) Java 8
12 3 (2.78%) SOQL
13 2 (1.85%) Perl
13 2 (1.85%) PHP
13 2 (1.85%) R
14 1 (0.93%) C
14 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.85%) MCSE
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCSD
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) IFRS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.48%) Docker
2 7 (6.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (31.48%) Kubernetes
2 25 (23.15%) Terraform
3 6 (5.56%) Ansible
3 6 (5.56%) Grafana
3 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.56%) Prometheus
4 3 (2.78%) Kibana
4 3 (2.78%) logstash
4 3 (2.78%) Puppet
5 2 (1.85%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.85%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) vRealize
6 1 (0.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.85%) Databricks
3 26 (24.07%) MuleSoft
4 24 (22.22%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) Google
6 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 4 (3.70%) VMware
7 3 (2.78%) Citrix
7 3 (2.78%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.78%) Talend
8 2 (1.85%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.85%) IDERA
8 2 (1.85%) NetApp
8 2 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.85%) Nintex
8 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) StreamSets