Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Azure SQL Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 165 159
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 21 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.85% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +62.96% -
10th Percentile £413 £422 £250
90th Percentile £525 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £469 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +38.89% -28.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Azure SQL Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 738 808 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.02% 20.02% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 493 384
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £588 £588 £609
South East median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.62% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.33 £43.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.38% +355.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £15.13 £14.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.00 £55.60 £35.14
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -35.85%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Berkshire

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in Berkshire

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Database 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 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 15 £438 -20.45% 3
Maidenhead - 1 £388 -
Azure SQL Database
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (33.33%) Analytics
6 6 (28.57%) Docker
6 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (28.57%) IIS
6 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (23.81%) HTML
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) PaaS
7 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
7 5 (23.81%) HDInsight
8 4 (19.05%) SOLID

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) PaaS
3 3 (14.29%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) HDInsight
3 4 (19.05%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (14.29%) Data Lake
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) Power BI
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Azure Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SSIS Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SSRS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
4 4 (19.05%) CSS3
4 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Microservices
4 4 (19.05%) MVVM
4 4 (19.05%) SOLID
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) R
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow