Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Azure Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Active Directory over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 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 Active Directory (Azure AD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 107 150
Rank change year-on-year +35 +43 -17
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 22 32 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 1.55% 1.18% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.44% 4.53% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 5
Median daily rate £450 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -
10th Percentile £325 £263 £338
90th Percentile £568 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £450 £444 £475
% change year-on-year +1.41% -6.58% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Azure Active Directory 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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 496 706 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.98% 25.94% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 504 369
Median daily rate £425 £471 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.81% +10.88% -
10th Percentile £256 £313 £295
90th Percentile £575 £619 £588
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Median hourly rate £24.20 £14.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.82% -3.18% -17.37%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.74 £12.77
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.15 £55.25
Median hourly rate £27.22 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +64.94% +11.86% -15.71%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Active Directory 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) B2C
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) Office 365
5 8 (36.36%) Sitecore
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Siebel
6 7 (31.82%) Identity Management
6 7 (31.82%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (13.64%) Service Design
10 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) IIS

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 9 (40.91%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.55%) Apigee
4 1 (4.55%) AWS
4 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.55%) Kong
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) PBX
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) VPLS
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Siebel Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) B2C
2 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Identity Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Service Design
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Network Design
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Sitecore
4 7 (31.82%) Siebel
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Arista
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) CommVault
7 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter