The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
109 180 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.40% 17.72% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 127 77
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Power BI
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) R
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) DocumentDB
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft