Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 150 167
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +19
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 11 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 0.63% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -44.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £312 £250 £408
90th Percentile £550 £250 £568
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £465
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.60% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00

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 692 634 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.49% 16.62% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 328 429
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +0.61% +8.55%
10th Percentile £325 £284 £265
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.50 £9.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +315.79% -17.39% -66.18%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.88 £47.80 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +135.29% -26.09% -23.33%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +1 6 £500 +100.00% 4
Azure SQL Database
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Data Security
4 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Informatica
4 3 (27.27%) SPSS
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Replication
4 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
1 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) Mahout
3 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
3 3 (27.27%) Power BI
3 3 (27.27%) Redis
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Sqoop
3 3 (27.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Data Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Insight Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) WCF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CloudOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Data Security
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Presales
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) F#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) R
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Flume
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Informatica
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Talend
3 3 (27.27%) Teradata
3 3 (27.27%) Vertica
4 1 (9.09%) Netezza
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow