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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+19.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
South East

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
398 452 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.44% 17.68% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 263 190
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.09 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +15.78%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £600 -
Azure SQL Database
South East

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (69.23%) Power BI
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (46.15%) High Availability
5 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (30.77%) R
7 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
8 3 (23.08%) Big Data
8 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
8 3 (23.08%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) HDInsight
9 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) PaaS
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Power BI
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) HDInsight
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (7.69%) DocumentDB
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Field Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Azure Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Development Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Development Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Database Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Development Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCTS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft