Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 14 December 2018 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 West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 187 207
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 +13
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 46 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 0.30% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.51% 2.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 0
South West median daily rate £450 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
England median daily rate £463 £460 £473
% change year-on-year +0.54% -2.65% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year -4.48% - -

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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,311 770 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.11% 13.81% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 513 370
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £536 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 15
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -43.94% +78.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £187.50 £35.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the South West

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Active Directory in the South West

Azure Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the South West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Active Directory in the South West

Azure Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Wiltshire -15 17 £481 +20.31% 1
Bristol - 10 £438 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 7 £388 -8.82% 1
Dorset - 7 £550 - 1
Somerset -2 5 £325 - 1
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 44 (95.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) Windows
5 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
6 13 (28.26%) B2C
7 12 (26.09%) Office 365
7 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 11 (23.91%) Migration
8 11 (23.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.57%) IaaS
10 9 (19.57%) MVC
10 9 (19.57%) McAfee
10 9 (19.57%) C#
10 9 (19.57%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (17.39%) Facebook
11 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.39%) OpenID
11 8 (17.39%) REST
11 8 (17.39%) Google
12 7 (15.22%) OAuth
12 7 (15.22%) PaaS
12 7 (15.22%) Python
12 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 6 (13.04%) SAML
13 6 (13.04%) PowerShell

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (95.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (26.09%) Office 365
3 9 (19.57%) IaaS
4 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (15.22%) PaaS
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.35%) GitHub
6 2 (4.35%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) DMZ
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
2 2 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.35%) CF BOSH
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Active Directory Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Azure Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Office 365 Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) OpenID
2 8 (17.39%) REST
3 7 (15.22%) OAuth
4 6 (13.04%) OAuth2
4 6 (13.04%) SAML
5 5 (10.87%) JSON
6 3 (6.52%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) HTML
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 3 (6.52%) LINQ
6 3 (6.52%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Node.js
6 3 (6.52%) WCF
6 3 (6.52%) Web Services
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) B2C
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) MVC
4 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Database Optimisation
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.52%) Release Management
6 3 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Email Filtering
7 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.35%) Password Management
7 2 (4.35%) PLM
7 2 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.35%) Server Building
8 1 (2.17%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.17%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) Python
3 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.87%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) McAfee
3 8 (17.39%) Facebook
3 8 (17.39%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) VMware