Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 141 169
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 23 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 12
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% -
10th Percentile £413 £331 £381
90th Percentile £530 £506 £549
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,334 2,812 3,804
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.67% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,262 1,897 2,544
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £269
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 80 91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £14.10 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% +12.80% -7.41%
10th Percentile £9.45 £8.83 £9.23
90th Percentile £28.25 £27.61 £19.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.92% +2.82% +2.98%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Azure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Leeds +6 22 £450 -5.26% 4
Azure Engineer
Yorkshire

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
3 12 (52.17%) DevOps
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (26.09%) Puppet
7 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) CA
8 5 (21.74%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) Big Data
8 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
8 5 (21.74%) PaaS
8 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (17.39%) IaaS
9 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) CloudStack
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (21.74%) PaaS
4 4 (17.39%) IaaS
5 3 (13.04%) SaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Psake
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Runbook
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (8.70%) OWASP
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (43.48%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (13.04%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) CA