Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure SQL Data Warehouse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 10 December 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 Data Warehouse
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 552 754 811
Rank change year-on-year +202 +57 +26
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 203 130 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.14% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 0.60% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 81 27
England median daily rate £490 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £328
90th Percentile £638 £585 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £59.84 -
UK median hourly rate - £59.84 -

Azure SQL Data Warehouse 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,765 21,831 20,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.47% 22.71% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,715 15,356 14,452
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 228 243
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.94 £14.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £72.10 £57.50 £56.85
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £32.49 £31.23
% change year-on-year +0.04% +4.03% +11.54%

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
London +147 115 £500 +5.26% 22
South East +64 41 £489 -4.17% 8
Midlands +61 17 £408 -14.21% 3
South West +15 15 £450 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +55 12 £365 -23.16% 2
North of England +32 11 £300 -25.00% 7
North West +28 7 £275 -37.14% 6
East Midlands +31 5 £550 +15.79% 1
East of England +45 4 £563 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +39 4 £363 -9.38% 1
Azure SQL Data Warehouse
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 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 England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

1 203 (100.00%) Azure
2 201 (99.01%) Data Warehouse
3 155 (76.35%) SQL
4 120 (59.11%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (51.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 104 (51.23%) Power Platform
6 103 (50.74%) Power BI
7 100 (49.26%) Data Lake
8 98 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 94 (46.31%) Microsoft
10 90 (44.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 81 (39.90%) SQL Server
12 75 (36.95%) Analytics
13 69 (33.99%) ETL
13 69 (33.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 68 (33.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 65 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
16 61 (30.05%) Databricks
17 55 (27.09%) Data Modelling
18 53 (26.11%) Python
19 41 (20.20%) Finance
20 40 (19.70%) Migration
21 38 (18.72%) Data Lake Analytics
22 32 (15.76%) C#
23 31 (15.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 28 (13.79%) MDX
25 27 (13.30%) Tableau
26 26 (12.81%) AWS
26 26 (12.81%) Big Data
26 26 (12.81%) DevOps

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (7.39%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.91%) Apache
3 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.99%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 203 (100.00%) Azure
2 104 (51.23%) Azure Data Factory
2 104 (51.23%) Power Platform
3 38 (18.72%) Data Lake Analytics
4 26 (12.81%) AWS
5 17 (8.37%) PaaS
6 12 (5.91%) IaaS
7 9 (4.43%) GCP
8 7 (3.45%) Azure Functions
8 7 (3.45%) Serverless
9 5 (2.46%) GitHub
9 5 (2.46%) Slack
10 4 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.97%) Boomi
10 4 (1.97%) SaaS
11 3 (1.48%) AtomSphere
11 3 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.48%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.48%) Office 365
11 3 (1.48%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.49%) Network Security
2 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (99.01%) Data Warehouse
2 103 (50.74%) Power BI
3 100 (49.26%) Data Lake
4 98 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (44.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 81 (39.90%) SQL Server
7 69 (33.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 68 (33.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (12.81%) Big Data
10 17 (8.37%) MySQL
11 16 (7.88%) HDInsight
11 16 (7.88%) PowerPivot
12 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (6.90%) Hadoop
14 13 (6.40%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (4.93%) NoSQL
15 10 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (4.43%) OLAP
17 7 (3.45%) Data Mart
17 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.46%) JIRA
5 5 (2.46%) Maven
5 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.97%) Concordion
6 4 (1.97%) EasyMock
6 4 (1.97%) ER Studio
6 4 (1.97%) ERwin
6 4 (1.97%) Gradle
6 4 (1.97%) Mockito
6 4 (1.97%) Selenium
7 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 41 (20.20%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.94%) Retail
4 5 (2.46%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Legal
5 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.97%) Marketing
6 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Electronics
7 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Police
Job Titles
1 62 (30.54%) Developer
2 55 (27.09%) Architect
3 38 (18.72%) Data Architect
4 34 (16.75%) Azure Architect
5 30 (14.78%) Azure Developer
6 27 (13.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 22 (10.84%) Data Engineer
8 20 (9.85%) Azure Engineer
9 18 (8.87%) Analyst
10 17 (8.37%) SQL Developer
11 15 (7.39%) Consultant
12 14 (6.90%) Power BI Developer
13 12 (5.91%) Data Analyst
14 10 (4.93%) Data Warehouse Architect
15 8 (3.94%) Azure Consultant
15 8 (3.94%) Azure Specialist
15 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
16 7 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
17 6 (2.96%) Data Business Analyst
17 6 (2.96%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.79%) MDX
2 12 (5.91%) Web Services
3 9 (4.43%) .NET
4 8 (3.94%) XML
5 5 (2.46%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.46%) JSON
5 5 (2.46%) Node.js
5 5 (2.46%) PySpark
6 4 (1.97%) RESTful
7 3 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.48%) ODBC
8 2 (0.99%) Kafka
8 2 (0.99%) React Native
9 1 (0.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (3.94%) Replication
4 6 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.46%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.97%) User Experience
7 3 (1.48%) Clustering
7 3 (1.48%) Life Science
7 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.48%) NHS
7 3 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.99%) Equities
8 2 (0.99%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.99%) W3C
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.49%) RIA
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.94%) Windows
2 7 (3.45%) Unix
3 3 (1.48%) Linux
3 3 (1.48%) VMS
4 2 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (59.11%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (36.95%) Analytics
3 69 (33.99%) ETL
4 65 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (27.09%) Data Modelling
6 40 (19.70%) Migration
7 26 (12.81%) DevOps
8 25 (12.32%) Kimball Methodology
9 21 (10.34%) Data Integration
10 20 (9.85%) Scrum
11 19 (9.36%) ETL Development
11 19 (9.36%) Visualisation
12 18 (8.87%) Data Architecture
12 18 (8.87%) Machine Learning
13 17 (8.37%) Dimensional Modelling
14 16 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (7.39%) Data Migration
16 14 (6.90%) Data Management
17 13 (6.40%) Data Analytics
18 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (76.35%) SQL
2 53 (26.11%) Python
3 32 (15.76%) C#
4 31 (15.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 24 (11.82%) T-SQL
6 22 (10.84%) PowerShell
7 15 (7.39%) R
8 11 (5.42%) U-SQL
9 9 (4.43%) Scala
10 7 (3.45%) Java
11 5 (2.46%) Ruby
12 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.48%) Go
13 3 (1.48%) VBScript
14 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.49%) C
15 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.45%) DBS Check
2 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) ISEB
4 3 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.48%) NCSC
2 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Docker
2 8 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.94%) Ansible
2 8 (3.94%) Terraform
3 4 (1.97%) Puppet
4 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (46.31%) Microsoft
2 61 (30.05%) Databricks
3 27 (13.30%) Tableau
4 17 (8.37%) Oracle
5 9 (4.43%) SAP
6 8 (3.94%) Google
7 6 (2.96%) Informatica
8 5 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.46%) VMware
9 4 (1.97%) Dell
9 4 (1.97%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.97%) Sparx
10 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.49%) Cognos
10 1 (0.49%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.49%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.49%) Splunk
10 1 (0.49%) Talend
10 1 (0.49%) Teradata