Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft Intune skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Intune over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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 Intune (formerly Windows Intune)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 329 330 400
Rank change year-on-year +1 +70 +137
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Intune 646 207 519
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.79% 4.12% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 120 337
10th Percentile £200 £200 £173
25th Percentile £324 £321 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +3.03%
75th Percentile £538 £506 £488
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £389 £388
% change year-on-year -3.54% +0.32% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 16
10th Percentile £14.80 £10.50 £11.94
25th Percentile £15.69 £11.63 £13.44
Median hourly rate £17.34 £14.00 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.84% -49.09% +42.86%
75th Percentile £24.25 £14.63 £46.13
90th Percentile £32.03 £15.20 £82.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -50.91% +42.86%

Microsoft Intune is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,483 5,022 12,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.01% 16.11% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,640 3,448 8,622
10th Percentile £356 £313 £275
25th Percentile £450 £405 £392
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - +1.52%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £655 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 93 289
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.70
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.25 £14.94
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.95% -4.88% +17.14%
75th Percentile £50.19 £40.00 £41.84
90th Percentile £64.75 £53.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +14.29%

Microsoft Intune
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Intune as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Intune in the UK

Microsoft Intune
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Intune.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Intune in the UK

Microsoft Intune
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Intune over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Intune in the UK

Microsoft Intune
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Intune.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Intune in the UK

Microsoft Intune
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Intune over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Intune in the UK

Microsoft Intune
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Intune within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
England -22 510 £400 - 232
UK excluding London -27 270 £375 -3.54% 176
London -48 246 £488 +14.71% 66
Work from Home -139 136 £500 +25.00% 44
North of England -42 70 £350 - 61
South East -61 64 £356 -10.94% 39
Midlands -64 37 £350 -36.36% 22
East of England -14 36 £325 -4.41% 23
Yorkshire -15 32 £275 -26.67% 22
North West -58 31 £388 +10.71% 34
West Midlands -52 29 £356 -35.23% 12
South West -34 26 £400 +32.23% 19
Scotland -60 26 £395 +12.78% 7
Wales -22 12 £356 -5.00% 3
East Midlands -28 8 £265 -55.83% 10
North East -5 7 £350 - 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Intune 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Intune.

1 517 (80.03%) Microsoft 365
2 486 (75.23%) Azure
3 484 (74.92%) Microsoft
4 431 (66.72%) Windows
5 425 (65.79%) Active Directory
6 259 (40.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 242 (37.46%) Windows 10
8 222 (34.37%) SCCM
9 193 (29.88%) SharePoint
10 174 (26.93%) PowerShell
11 157 (24.30%) Social Skills
12 144 (22.29%) Migration
13 142 (21.98%) Windows Server
14 134 (20.74%) VMware
15 115 (17.80%) Citrix
16 104 (16.10%) Firewall
17 98 (15.17%) DNS
18 93 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 92 (14.24%) Finance
20 89 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
20 89 (13.78%) OneDrive
21 85 (13.16%) ITIL
22 78 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
23 76 (11.76%) AWS
24 74 (11.46%) Cisco
25 73 (11.30%) Android
26 71 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
26 71 (10.99%) Virtual Desktop
27 69 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
28 68 (10.53%) VPN

Microsoft Intune
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 193 (29.88%) SharePoint
2 66 (10.22%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.11%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.77%) Confluence
7 5 (0.77%) IIS
8 3 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 89 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 517 (80.03%) Microsoft 365
2 486 (75.23%) Azure
3 259 (40.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 89 (13.78%) OneDrive
5 76 (11.76%) AWS
6 56 (8.67%) Power Platform
7 42 (6.50%) PowerApps
8 39 (6.04%) IaaS
9 34 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
10 29 (4.49%) Mimecast
11 21 (3.25%) Yammer
12 18 (2.79%) PaaS
13 16 (2.48%) Serverless
14 15 (2.32%) SaaS
15 14 (2.17%) Power Automate
16 8 (1.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 8 (1.24%) Azure Sentinel
16 8 (1.24%) Google Workspace
17 7 (1.08%) Azure Functions
17 7 (1.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.10%) Firewall
2 98 (15.17%) DNS
3 68 (10.53%) VPN
4 62 (9.60%) DHCP
5 55 (8.51%) WAN
6 46 (7.12%) LAN
7 38 (5.88%) Skype
8 26 (4.02%) TCP/IP
9 20 (3.10%) SAN
10 17 (2.63%) SMTP
10 17 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (2.63%) Wireless
11 16 (2.48%) DMARC
11 16 (2.48%) Unified Communications
11 16 (2.48%) VoIP
12 13 (2.01%) DKIM
12 13 (2.01%) SD-WAN
13 12 (1.86%) VLAN
14 11 (1.70%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.39%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.94%) Power BI
3 14 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.77%) Big Data
5 5 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.62%) MySQL
6 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.31%) HBase
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (1.70%) JIRA
2 9 (1.39%) MSI
3 8 (1.24%) Android Studio
3 8 (1.24%) Xcode
4 2 (0.31%) Inno Setup
4 2 (0.31%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 157 (24.30%) Social Skills
2 92 (14.24%) Finance
3 69 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.50%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.63%) Banking
6 14 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
7 13 (2.01%) Influencing Skills
8 11 (1.70%) Legal
9 10 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (1.55%) Retail
9 10 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.39%) Digital Economy
11 6 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.93%) Law
11 6 (0.93%) Marketing
11 6 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (0.77%) French Language
12 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.62%) Local Government
14 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (13.31%) Architect
1 86 (13.31%) Consultant
2 74 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 57 (8.82%) Analyst
5 44 (6.81%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 34 (5.26%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
7 31 (4.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 29 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
8 29 (4.49%) IT Support
8 29 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (4.33%) IT Engineer
10 26 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 26 (4.02%) Microsoft 365 Architect
11 25 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (2.63%) Service Analyst
14 16 (2.48%) Azure Consultant
14 16 (2.48%) Security Engineer
14 16 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.57%) .NET
2 29 (4.49%) J2EE
3 17 (2.63%) OAuth
4 15 (2.32%) SAML
5 14 (2.17%) REST
6 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Graph
6 13 (2.01%) Web Services
7 7 (1.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.46%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.31%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.31%) COM
9 2 (0.31%) XML
10 1 (0.15%) COM+
10 1 (0.15%) CSS
10 1 (0.15%) DCOM
10 1 (0.15%) HTML
10 1 (0.15%) LDAP
10 1 (0.15%) OpenID
10 1 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.11%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.56%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.32%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.01%) BYOD
5 13 (2.01%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.86%) PKI
6 12 (1.86%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.86%) User Experience
7 11 (1.70%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.55%) HoloLens
8 10 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.39%) CMDB
9 9 (1.39%) EPoS
9 9 (1.39%) Handset
10 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.24%) Life Science
11 7 (1.08%) Replication
11 7 (1.08%) Social Media
12 6 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 431 (66.72%) Windows
2 242 (37.46%) Windows 10
3 142 (21.98%) Windows Server
4 73 (11.30%) Android
5 71 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (10.37%) Apple iOS
7 55 (8.51%) Windows Server 2016
8 51 (7.89%) Windows 7
9 37 (5.73%) Windows Server 2019
10 33 (5.11%) Mac OS
11 32 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (4.33%) Linux
13 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.08%) Unix
14 7 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.31%) AIX
17 2 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (22.29%) Migration
2 93 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 85 (13.16%) ITIL
4 62 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (9.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 50 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (5.88%) Service Management
9 36 (5.57%) Cybersecurity
10 35 (5.42%) CRM
11 34 (5.26%) Change Management
12 32 (4.95%) Analytics
12 32 (4.95%) ITSM
13 31 (4.80%) Application Packaging
14 29 (4.49%) Identity Management
15 25 (3.87%) Project Delivery
16 24 (3.72%) Problem Management
17 23 (3.56%) DevOps
17 23 (3.56%) Incident Management
17 23 (3.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (26.93%) PowerShell
2 55 (8.51%) SQL
3 29 (4.49%) Java
4 21 (3.25%) C
5 9 (1.39%) Python
6 8 (1.24%) C#
7 6 (0.93%) VB
8 5 (0.77%) R
8 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.62%) VBScript
10 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (6.66%) Degree
2 35 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.01%) MCSA
5 13 (2.01%) MCSE
6 9 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.39%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.08%) MCP
8 6 (0.93%) CCNA
8 6 (0.93%) MCITP
9 5 (0.77%) CISSP
10 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.62%) MCTS
11 3 (0.46%) CCNP
11 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.31%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.49%) GDPR
2 27 (4.18%) SLA
3 16 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.93%) PMO
6 4 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.62%) QA
7 2 (0.31%) NCSC
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.31%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.15%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.15%) ITGC
8 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 425 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 78 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (10.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 42 (6.50%) Hyper-V
5 32 (4.95%) XenDesktop
6 31 (4.80%) XenApp
7 27 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (2.79%) vSphere
10 12 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.70%) BitLocker
12 10 (1.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.62%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.46%) Firmware
15 2 (0.31%) HDFS
15 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.15%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 1 (0.15%) Docker
16 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 222 (34.37%) SCCM
2 56 (8.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 33 (5.11%) Single Sign-On
4 21 (3.25%) AirWatch
5 18 (2.79%) vCenter Server
6 13 (2.01%) Jamf Pro
7 12 (1.86%) Terraform
8 11 (1.70%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.55%) Ansible
10 9 (1.39%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.39%) SCOM
11 6 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.93%) SmoothWall
12 5 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.77%) Opsgenie
12 5 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.62%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.46%) Nessus
14 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 484 (74.92%) Microsoft
2 134 (20.74%) VMware
3 115 (17.80%) Citrix
4 74 (11.46%) Cisco
5 54 (8.36%) ServiceNow
6 45 (6.97%) Apple
7 41 (6.35%) Oracle
8 40 (6.19%) SAP
9 29 (4.49%) Ivanti
10 25 (3.87%) Dell
11 22 (3.41%) MobileIron
12 20 (3.10%) Meraki
13 16 (2.48%) Symantec
13 16 (2.48%) Veeam
14 15 (2.32%) HP
15 13 (2.01%) Okta
15 13 (2.01%) Sonus
16 11 (1.70%) EMC
16 11 (1.70%) SolarWinds
17 10 (1.55%) NetApp