The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 565 598 581
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 64 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.070% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 12
Median daily rate £450 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Azure SQL Database
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10917 11433 10863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.81% 23.14% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7490 7578 7030
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 161 186
Median hourly rate £31.90 £22.85 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.60% -28.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in England

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in England

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
South East +16 32 £465 +24.00% 1
London +11 22 £500 +33.33% 7
West Midlands - 7 £350 -
South West -9 1 £438 +12.90%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (99.07%) SQL
3 69 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (38.89%) .NET
5 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 38 (35.19%) DevOps
7 37 (34.26%) SCOM
8 36 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 36 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 35 (32.41%) Configuration Management
10 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
11 32 (29.63%) Puppet
11 32 (29.63%) Azure Active Directory
12 29 (26.85%) SCCM
13 28 (25.93%) VMS
14 27 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (25.00%) Python
14 27 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (22.22%) Software Deployment
16 24 (22.22%) Use Case
16 24 (22.22%) C#
16 24 (22.22%) MVC
16 24 (22.22%) Subversion
16 24 (22.22%) Ruby
17 22 (20.37%) Service Management
17 22 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (20.37%) JIRA

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 21 (19.44%) OpenStack
2 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.70%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.33%) MS Office
3 8 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.41%) MS Project
3 8 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (29.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (13.89%) IaaS
4 14 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (10.19%) PaaS
6 9 (8.33%) Office 365
7 8 (7.41%) GitHub
8 6 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) AMQP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (15.74%) Power BI
5 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (8.33%) MongoDB
8 9 (8.33%) MS Access
9 8 (7.41%) NoSQL
10 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (5.56%) Data Mining
11 6 (5.56%) HDInsight
12 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (2.78%) Big Data
13 3 (2.78%) CouchDB
13 3 (2.78%) MySQL
13 3 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.22%) Subversion
3 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 22 (20.37%) JIRA
4 20 (18.52%) Ant
4 20 (18.52%) Hudson
4 20 (18.52%) Maven
5 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.48%) SpecFlow
6 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.70%) FxCop
7 4 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.70%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Developer
2 28 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Architect
8 10 (9.26%) Azure Developer
8 10 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Azure Architect
9 9 (8.33%) DBA
9 9 (8.33%) SQL DBA
10 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Consultant
10 8 (7.41%) PowerShell Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.89%) .NET
2 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
3 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
3 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (11.11%) React
5 8 (7.41%) HTML
6 7 (6.48%) Reactive Extensions
6 7 (6.48%) SignalR
7 6 (5.56%) WCF
8 5 (4.63%) MDX
9 4 (3.70%) CSS
9 4 (3.70%) HTML5
10 3 (2.78%) REST
10 3 (2.78%) SOAP
10 3 (2.78%) Web Services
11 2 (1.85%) Cocoa
11 2 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.85%) LESS
11 2 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Blog
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.56%) Clustering
5 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.78%) NHS
8 2 (1.85%) Fintech
8 2 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) Replication
8 2 (1.85%) Statistics
8 2 (1.85%) User Experience
9 1 (0.93%) Online Games
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) VMS
2 14 (12.96%) Windows
3 7 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.19%) DevOps
3 35 (32.41%) Configuration Management
4 27 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (22.22%) MVC
5 24 (22.22%) Software Deployment
5 24 (22.22%) Use Case
6 22 (20.37%) Service Management
7 13 (12.04%) ETL
7 13 (12.04%) High Availability
7 13 (12.04%) TDD
8 12 (11.11%) BDD
9 11 (10.19%) Analytics
9 11 (10.19%) Complex Event Processing
9 11 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (7.41%) CQRS
10 8 (7.41%) Scrum
11 7 (6.48%) OO
11 7 (6.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 107 (99.07%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 27 (25.00%) Python
4 24 (22.22%) C#
4 24 (22.22%) Ruby
5 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.56%) R
8 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Java
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.41%) MCSE
3 3 (2.78%) Degree
3 3 (2.78%) MCITP
3 3 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (34.26%) SCOM
2 32 (29.63%) Puppet
3 29 (26.85%) SCCM
4 26 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (20.37%) Ansible
6 6 (5.56%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 69 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Splunk
3 19 (17.59%) Dell
4 4 (3.70%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.78%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.78%) Dynatrace
5 3 (2.78%) New Relic
6 2 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.85%) Cognos
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) Trillium
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
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