Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 165 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +187
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.095% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - -
South East median daily rate £438 £465 £500
% change year-on-year -5.91% -7.00% +42.86%
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 826 703 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.20% 16.64% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 381 465
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -31.32% -31.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £19.80 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +12.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +18 4 £550 -8.33%
Bracknell +6 2 - -
Azure SQL Database
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (28.57%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (28.57%) Power BI
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Portal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau