Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 9 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)
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 168 316
Rank change year-on-year -20 +148 +7
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 82 240 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.53% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 5.81% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 154 41
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -15.00%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £338
90th Percentile £578 £611 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,512 4,129 3,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.49% 26.28% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,632 2,628 1,982
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £207 £277 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 68 44
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.26% +22.03%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £46.80 £60.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% +5.26%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 9 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
Hampshire +33 41 £525 +32.58% 3
Thames Valley -41 15 £425 - 8
Surrey +49 12 £375 -11.76% 5
West Sussex +31 10 £413 - 1
Berkshire -30 7 £475 +17.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £350 -6.80% 1
Oxfordshire +2 3 - - 3
Kent +12 2 £263 -48.78% 3
East Sussex +7 1 £400 -5.88%
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 82 (100.00%) Azure
2 77 (93.90%) Active Directory
3 58 (70.73%) Microsoft
4 54 (65.85%) Windows
5 37 (45.12%) SQL
6 36 (43.90%) Office 365
7 27 (32.93%) DevOps
8 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
9 20 (24.39%) Oracle
9 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
9 20 (24.39%) SCCM
10 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
10 19 (23.17%) VMware
11 18 (21.95%) Citrix
11 18 (21.95%) AWS
12 17 (20.73%) Network Design
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (19.51%) IaaS
13 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.29%) Windows 10
14 15 (18.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 14 (17.07%) DNS
16 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
17 12 (14.63%) PaaS
17 12 (14.63%) Migration
18 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (13.41%) .NET
18 11 (13.41%) C#
18 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 82 (100.00%) Azure
2 36 (43.90%) Office 365
3 18 (21.95%) AWS
4 16 (19.51%) IaaS
5 15 (18.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 12 (14.63%) PaaS
7 11 (13.41%) SaaS
7 11 (13.41%) Serverless
8 10 (12.20%) Azure Functions
9 4 (4.88%) Power Platform
10 3 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
11 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (2.44%) Yammer
12 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (1.22%) Azure Stack
12 1 (1.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) DNS
2 9 (10.98%) Skype
2 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.54%) DHCP
3 7 (8.54%) WAN
4 6 (7.32%) Firewall
4 6 (7.32%) SAN
5 5 (6.10%) LAN
5 5 (6.10%) VPN
6 3 (3.66%) HTTP
6 3 (3.66%) SNMP
7 2 (2.44%) ICMP
7 2 (2.44%) Internet
7 2 (2.44%) IPsec
7 2 (2.44%) SMTP
8 1 (1.22%) 802.11
8 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.22%) MPLS
8 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (6.10%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (4.88%) Power BI
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Architect
2 17 (20.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (15.85%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Azure Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Office 365 Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.66%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) .NET
1 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (12.20%) .NET Core
2 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
3 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
3 9 (10.98%) Entity Framework
3 9 (10.98%) React
4 8 (9.76%) JSON
4 8 (9.76%) REST
5 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.54%) Middleware
6 5 (6.10%) LINQ
6 5 (6.10%) OAuth
6 5 (6.10%) XML
7 3 (3.66%) LDAP
7 3 (3.66%) OAuth2
7 3 (3.66%) OpenID
7 3 (3.66%) RESTful
8 2 (2.44%) SAML
8 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.20%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.54%) Private Cloud
5 6 (7.32%) Cloud Native
5 6 (7.32%) Clustering
6 3 (3.66%) Handset
7 2 (2.44%) Blog
7 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.44%) PKI
7 2 (2.44%) Replication
7 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.22%) BBC
8 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.85%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.29%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.54%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) AIX
6 4 (4.88%) Android
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) Unix
8 2 (2.44%) VMS
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) DevOps
2 17 (20.73%) Network Design
3 12 (14.63%) Migration
4 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (12.20%) B2C
6 9 (10.98%) TDD
7 8 (9.76%) UML
8 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) BDD
9 5 (6.10%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (4.88%) Change Management
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL
10 4 (4.88%) Requirements Gathering
10 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.66%) Android Development
11 3 (3.66%) ERP
11 3 (3.66%) Scrum
11 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (13.41%) C#
4 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.66%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) MCSE
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.32%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
System Software
1 77 (93.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (8.54%) XenApp
6 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.22%) Docker
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.10%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 4 (4.88%) Terraform
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Ansible
6 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.22%) MIIS
7 1 (1.22%) Nagios
7 1 (1.22%) Puppet
7 1 (1.22%) SCSM
7 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.39%) Oracle
3 19 (23.17%) VMware
4 18 (21.95%) Citrix
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 5 (6.10%) Xamarin
7 4 (4.88%) IBM
8 3 (3.66%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Meraki
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.66%) Sophos
9 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.44%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (1.22%) Aruba
10 1 (1.22%) Juniper
10 1 (1.22%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.22%) Remedy
10 1 (1.22%) Zscaler