The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.079% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
298 349 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.20% 13.82% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 227 206
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 8
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.90% -77.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the Berkshire region.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 2 £250 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
South East

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bower
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) VMware