The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 80 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 0.28% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -
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 Surrey region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
255 340 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.59% 24.18% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 207
Median daily rate £415 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.56% +14.28%
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 Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 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
Egham - 5 £465 -
Staines -2 1 £465 -
Azure SQL Database
South East

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (83.33%) Git (software)
4 19 (79.17%) PowerShell
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (79.17%) DevOps
5 16 (66.67%) .NET
6 15 (62.50%) Scrum
7 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
8 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
8 13 (54.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (54.17%) New Relic
8 13 (54.17%) Kanban
8 13 (54.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (54.17%) AppDynamics
8 13 (54.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 13 (54.17%) Server Building
8 13 (54.17%) Dynatrace
9 12 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
9 12 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (50.00%) Performance Management
9 12 (50.00%) Release Management
9 12 (50.00%) IaaS
9 12 (50.00%) PaaS
10 8 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (33.33%) VMS
11 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
11 7 (29.17%) Puppet
11 7 (29.17%) Jenkins

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (50.00%) IaaS
2 12 (50.00%) PaaS
3 8 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 13 (54.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
4 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 5 (20.83%) Ant
5 5 (20.83%) Hudson
5 5 (20.83%) Maven
5 5 (20.83%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Azure DevOps
2 13 (54.17%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (45.83%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (45.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) DevOps
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
4 13 (54.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 13 (54.17%) Kanban
4 13 (54.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (54.17%) Server Building
5 12 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 12 (50.00%) Release Management
6 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
6 7 (29.17%) Use Case
7 6 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (8.33%) SDLC
11 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
3 5 (20.83%) Ansible
3 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) AppDynamics
2 13 (54.17%) Dynatrace
2 13 (54.17%) New Relic
3 6 (25.00%) Dell
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks