Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 132 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 +18
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 29 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.77% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.81% 3.66% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 1
Manchester median daily rate £400 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +46.43% -53.72%
10th Percentile £125 £459 £325
90th Percentile £575 £650 £375
North West median daily rate £388 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% -36.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 761 655 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.04% 20.99% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 416 257
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £309 £225 £266
90th Percentile £600 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 4
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -18.37% +68.97%
10th Percentile £13.64 £12.33 £11.35
90th Percentile £17.00 £185.00 £126.98
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -39.66% +107.14%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Altrincham - 3 £400 -
Bolton - 1 £155 -
Azure Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 29 (100.00%) Azure
2 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) Office 365
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
8 6 (20.69%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (17.24%) Patch Management
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.24%) SCCM
9 5 (17.24%) Android
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
10 4 (13.79%) CA
10 4 (13.79%) AWS
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
11 3 (10.34%) Power Platform
11 3 (10.34%) PowerApps
11 3 (10.34%) Project Delivery
11 3 (10.34%) Security Operations

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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (100.00%) Azure
2 20 (68.97%) Office 365
3 4 (13.79%) AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Power Platform
4 3 (10.34%) PowerApps
5 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Intranet
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) VSAN
4 1 (3.45%) CTI
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Hudson
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Identity Management Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IAM Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Identity Management Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Intranet Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Management Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Mobility Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) SAML
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) COM
2 1 (3.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.24%) Android
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Patch Management
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.34%) Password Management
6 3 (10.34%) Presales
6 3 (10.34%) Project Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (20.69%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (17.24%) SCCM
4 3 (10.34%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) CA
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Samsung
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Twitter
6 1 (3.45%) Civica
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) IPFX
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Nintex
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Wyse