Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 192 203
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Azure Active Directory 27 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.37% 0.69% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 12
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -60.00% +238.98%
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,139 724 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.85% 13.17% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 494 368
South West median daily rate £425 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £191 £234
90th Percentile £575 £529 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 17
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.15% +109.68%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.50 £10.68
90th Percentile £132.50 £50.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.27
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.45% -18.79%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Bristol - 10 £450 -
Dorset - 7 £550 -
Wiltshire -11 6 £525 +31.25% 2
Somerset - 3 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 - 1
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (92.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Office 365
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) Migration
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) C#
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (18.52%) OAuth
8 5 (18.52%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) SAML
8 5 (18.52%) OpenID
8 5 (18.52%) OAuth2
9 4 (14.81%) Node.js
9 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) SCCM
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Replication
10 3 (11.11%) Ruby
10 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Release Management
10 3 (11.11%) 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (44.44%) Office 365
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (7.41%) GitHub
5 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) DMZ
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) CF BOSH
1 2 (7.41%) GitLab
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Office 365 Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) OAuth
2 5 (18.52%) OAuth2
2 5 (18.52%) OpenID
2 5 (18.52%) SAML
3 4 (14.81%) Node.js
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) LINQ
4 2 (7.41%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
3 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) B2C
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Password Management
4 2 (7.41%) PLM
4 2 (7.41%) Server Building
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Presales
5 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee
2 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
2 2 (7.41%) VMware