Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 5 April 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 166 167
Rank change year-on-year +58 +1 -17
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 51 21 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 1.46% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.68% 2.17% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +10.12%
10th Percentile £325 £347 £398
90th Percentile £525 £558 £538
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +112.12% -17.50% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 898 968 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.64% 20.95% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 572 454
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £267 £306 £265
90th Percentile £625 £599 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.73% +6.80% -1.41%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.25 £15.88
90th Percentile £46.40 £35.50 £92.93
Median hourly rate £23.67 £18.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.17% -6.20% +11.11%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Scotland

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in Scotland

Azure Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Scotland over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in Scotland

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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
Glasgow +46 27 £400 +10.34% 2
Edinburgh +31 19 £425 - 4
Aberdeen - 4 £525 -
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 51 (100.00%) Azure
2 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
3 32 (62.75%) Office 365
4 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) Windows
6 17 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 13 (25.49%) IBM Domino
7 13 (25.49%) IBM
7 13 (25.49%) SCCM
8 12 (23.53%) .NET Core
8 12 (23.53%) C#
8 12 (23.53%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
10 10 (19.61%) OneDrive
10 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
13 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
13 7 (13.73%) Citrix
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (11.76%) DNS
14 6 (11.76%) VMware
14 6 (11.76%) Skype
14 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
14 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (11.76%) Windows 7

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 17 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (25.49%) IBM Domino
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (100.00%) Azure
2 32 (62.75%) Office 365
3 10 (19.61%) OneDrive
4 6 (11.76%) Power Platform
4 6 (11.76%) PowerApps
5 3 (5.88%) AWS
6 2 (3.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (3.92%) IaaS
7 1 (1.96%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
1 6 (11.76%) Skype
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Back Office
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) .NET Developer
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Office 365 Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
1 12 (23.53%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (7.84%) Change Management
4 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (5.88%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.88%) Release Management
5 3 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (3.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCSA
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) CCIE
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) IBM
3 7 (13.73%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco