Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 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 > South West
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 174 199
Rank change year-on-year +29 +25 -6
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 71 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.18% 0.38% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.73% 1.88% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 0
South West median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £17.30 £16.50
% change year-on-year +21.39% +4.85% -

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 1,500 1,012 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.96% 20.31% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,007 637 440
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +13.64% +2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £239
90th Percentile £656 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 20
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -63.16% +156.76%
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £47.78 £31.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% +5.26% -3.11%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 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
Bristol +8 35 £550 +22.22% 1
Somerset +6 13 £450 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 10 £375 -
Devon - 7 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 -
Dorset +3 2 £456 +52.08%
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (97.18%) Active Directory
3 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
4 34 (47.89%) C#
5 33 (46.48%) CRM
5 33 (46.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (45.07%) RESTful
7 23 (32.39%) B2C
7 23 (32.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 22 (30.99%) Windows
9 20 (28.17%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
10 19 (26.76%) .NET
10 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
11 18 (25.35%) Office 365
11 18 (25.35%) WCF
11 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
11 18 (25.35%) T-SQL
11 18 (25.35%) .NET Core
11 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (23.94%) Workflow
13 15 (21.13%) jQuery
13 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (21.13%) Migration
13 15 (21.13%) CSS
13 15 (21.13%) Web Services
13 15 (21.13%) HTML
13 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
14 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.31%) Serverless

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 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 33 (46.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (28.17%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (25.35%) Office 365
4 13 (18.31%) Azure Functions
4 13 (18.31%) Serverless
5 5 (7.04%) PaaS
6 4 (5.63%) IaaS
7 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.41%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.41%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
1 11 (15.49%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.08%) Electronics
2 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) CRM Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Azure Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Administrator
6 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) RESTful
2 19 (26.76%) .NET
3 18 (25.35%) .NET Core
3 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (25.35%) WCF
4 15 (21.13%) CSS
4 15 (21.13%) HTML
4 15 (21.13%) jQuery
4 15 (21.13%) Web Services
5 5 (7.04%) LDAP
6 3 (4.23%) JSON
7 2 (2.82%) REST
8 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.41%) PKI
2 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) VMS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) CRM
2 23 (32.39%) B2C
3 17 (23.94%) Workflow
4 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.13%) Migration
5 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (16.90%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) TDD
7 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.08%) Decision-Making
7 10 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
8 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.27%) DevOps
10 7 (9.86%) Email Filtering
10 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (7.04%) Change Management
11 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) C#
2 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
3 18 (25.35%) T-SQL
4 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (97.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) WSUS
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) MIIS
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) SAP
3 7 (9.86%) Proofpoint
4 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto