Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 442 577 761
Rank change year-on-year +135 +184 +18
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 81 222 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 1.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 151 76
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £419
90th Percentile £675 £638 £598
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 6,786 18,385 21,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.03% 22.19% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,478 12,734 15,283
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 239 230
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.15 £52.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England.

Daily rate trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 11 August 2020. 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 +133 56 £525 +7.14%
South East +143 6 £500 +1.01%
East of England +83 6 £438 -22.22%
Midlands +78 6 £650 +26.83% 11
North of England +111 3 £550 +65.41% 10
East Midlands +59 3 - - 4
South West +77 2 £438 +9.38%
Yorkshire +71 2 - - 1
West Midlands +57 2 £650 +30.00% 7
North West +67 1 £550 +27.17% 9
Azure SQL Data Warehouse
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 81 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 81 (100.00%) Azure
2 67 (82.72%) SQL
3 48 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (55.56%) Data Lake
5 43 (53.09%) Azure Data Factory
6 42 (51.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 40 (49.38%) ETL
8 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
9 34 (41.98%) Power BI
9 34 (41.98%) Power Platform
10 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
11 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (33.33%) Data Modelling
12 27 (33.33%) DevOps
13 25 (30.86%) Analytics
13 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (27.16%) T-SQL
14 22 (27.16%) Python
14 22 (27.16%) Databricks
15 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
16 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (20.99%) C#
17 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
18 15 (18.52%) PaaS
18 15 (18.52%) Tableau
18 15 (18.52%) JIRA
19 14 (17.28%) Finance
20 12 (14.81%) Validation
20 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 12 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 81 (100.00%) Azure
2 43 (53.09%) Azure Data Factory
3 34 (41.98%) Power Platform
4 15 (18.52%) PaaS
5 12 (14.81%) IaaS
6 11 (13.58%) AWS
6 11 (13.58%) Azure Functions
6 11 (13.58%) Serverless
7 10 (12.35%) Slack
8 9 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (9.88%) Amazon S3
10 7 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (6.17%) Logic Apps
11 5 (6.17%) PowerApps
12 2 (2.47%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (2.47%) GCP
12 2 (2.47%) GitHub
12 2 (2.47%) Power Automate
13 1 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (1.23%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (55.56%) Data Lake
3 42 (51.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 34 (41.98%) Power BI
5 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
6 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (14.81%) Cosmos DB
9 10 (12.35%) MySQL
9 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
10 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (8.64%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (8.64%) Big Data
12 7 (8.64%) SAP HANA
13 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
13 6 (7.41%) OLAP
14 5 (6.17%) Data Mart
14 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.52%) JIRA
3 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) NUnit
7 1 (1.23%) ProC
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Architect
3 17 (20.99%) Azure Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Data Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Azure Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Data Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Azure Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Data Analytics Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Power BI Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) Kafka
3 5 (6.17%) JSON
3 5 (6.17%) XML
4 4 (4.94%) PySpark
5 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.47%) MDX
6 2 (2.47%) Middleware
7 1 (1.23%) ADO
7 1 (1.23%) CSS
7 1 (1.23%) DHTML
7 1 (1.23%) HTML
7 1 (1.23%) Matplotlib
7 1 (1.23%) NumPy
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.23%) Pandas
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) SciPy
7 1 (1.23%) Seaborn
7 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Replication
2 8 (9.88%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.41%) Cloud Native
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.47%) FMCG
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
7 1 (1.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Debian
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (49.38%) ETL
3 27 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 27 (33.33%) DevOps
4 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) Analytics
5 12 (14.81%) Validation
6 11 (13.58%) Data Science
6 11 (13.58%) ETL Development
6 11 (13.58%) Kimball Methodology
7 10 (12.35%) Microservices
7 10 (12.35%) Server Management
8 9 (11.11%) Data Engineering
8 9 (11.11%) Project Management
9 8 (9.88%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
9 8 (9.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.88%) Information Governance
10 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (82.72%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) Python
2 22 (27.16%) T-SQL
3 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
4 17 (20.99%) C#
5 9 (11.11%) Java
6 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.88%) PHP
7 6 (7.41%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (4.94%) Scala
8 4 (4.94%) U-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.23%) R
9 1 (1.23%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.16%) Databricks
3 15 (18.52%) Tableau
4 11 (13.58%) SAP
5 7 (8.64%) MuleSoft
5 7 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (7.41%) Cloudera
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.70%) Google
8 2 (2.47%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle
9 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.23%) Teradata
9 1 (1.23%) Xamarin