Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 22 September 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)
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 263 271
Rank change year-on-year +54 +8 +76
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 79 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.78% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.97% 2.31% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 17
North of England median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -19.05%
10th Percentile £160 £328 £325
90th Percentile £575 £650 £540
England median daily rate £475 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +0.21% +11.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +400.00% -3.03% -

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 the North of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,661 2,335 1,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 26.24% 19.40% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,821 1,546 829
North of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £594 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 22
North of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -17.65% +46.55%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.26 £10.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £62.20 £67.03
England median hourly rate £23.22 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +22.18% -9.52% +10.53%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the North of England

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the North of England

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in the North of England

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 North of England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Yorkshire +58 42 £450 +33.33% 14
North West +9 33 £400 -15.79% 29
North East +28 4 £275 - 3
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 North of England region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 79 (100.00%) Azure
2 71 (89.87%) Active Directory
3 61 (77.22%) Office 365
4 48 (60.76%) Windows
5 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
6 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (25.32%) SharePoint
8 18 (22.78%) Migration
8 18 (22.78%) Identity Access Management
9 15 (18.99%) VMware
9 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
11 13 (16.46%) Windows 10
11 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (13.92%) AWS
14 10 (12.66%) SCCM
15 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
15 9 (11.39%) PaaS
15 9 (11.39%) Jamf Pro
15 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (10.13%) Skype
16 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
16 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
17 7 (8.86%) JIRA
17 7 (8.86%) DevOps
17 7 (8.86%) IaaS

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 20 (25.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.86%) Confluence
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.53%) Apache
7 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 79 (100.00%) Azure
2 61 (77.22%) Office 365
3 11 (13.92%) AWS
4 9 (11.39%) PaaS
5 7 (8.86%) IaaS
5 7 (8.86%) SaaS
6 6 (7.59%) OneDrive
7 5 (6.33%) Power Platform
7 5 (6.33%) PowerApps
8 3 (3.80%) Boomi
9 2 (2.53%) Azure Stack
9 2 (2.53%) Basecamp
9 2 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.27%) Azure Functions
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Flow
10 1 (1.27%) Serverless
10 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Skype
2 7 (8.86%) Unified Communications
2 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (7.59%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) VoIP
3 6 (7.59%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) VPN
5 2 (2.53%) DHCP
5 2 (2.53%) Firewall
5 2 (2.53%) Intranet
5 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.53%) VSAN
6 1 (1.27%) CTI
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) PBX
6 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) MS Access
1 3 (3.80%) Power BI
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Hudson
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Architect
1 15 (18.99%) Consultant
2 9 (11.39%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Azure Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Identity Management Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Office 365 Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) JSON
3 3 (3.80%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Life Science
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Online Games
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
3 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.76%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.46%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.59%) Android
6 4 (5.06%) Linux
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Identity Access Management
1 18 (22.78%) Migration
2 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) Identity Management
6 5 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (6.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.06%) Change Management
7 4 (5.06%) ITIL
7 4 (5.06%) Microservices
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 3 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (3.80%) Privileged Access Management
8 3 (3.80%) Security Operations
8 3 (3.80%) User Stories
8 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (89.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) vSphere
4 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (12.66%) SCCM
3 9 (11.39%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (8.86%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (5.06%) SCOM
6 3 (3.80%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.27%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 4 (5.06%) CA
3 4 (5.06%) Dell
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Samsung
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Symantec
5 2 (2.53%) Twitter
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) Civica
6 1 (1.27%) IPFX
6 1 (1.27%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) Nintex
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.27%) Sophos
6 1 (1.27%) Wyse