Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 161 174
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.100% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 0.65% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.00% - -
South East median daily rate £469 £300 £475
% change year-on-year +56.25% -36.84% +58.33%
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 771 616 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.18% 15.39% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 349 426
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £263
90th Percentile £588 £603 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £390
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £11.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% -16.78% -71.10%
10th Percentile £14.20 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £12.87 £27.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.20 £26.50
% change year-on-year +161.63% -35.09% -22.06%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +10 7 £550 +120.00%
Azure SQL Database
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) MOM
4 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory

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 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Power BI
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 2 (22.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (22.22%) HBase
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
3 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Sqoop
3 2 (22.22%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Data Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Insight Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) F#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) R
4 1 (11.11%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Talend
2 2 (22.22%) Teradata
2 2 (22.22%) Vertica
3 1 (11.11%) Netezza
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau