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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
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
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
118 185 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.88% 18.92% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 124 80
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Power BI
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
6 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (37.50%) Analytics
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (25.00%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (25.00%) R
7 2 (25.00%) Big Data
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
8 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Power BI
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (12.50%) DocumentDB
5 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (12.50%) HDInsight
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Development Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Development Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) R
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft