Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 621 494 555
Rank change year-on-year -127 +61 +175
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 141 71 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 0.94% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 49 129
10th Percentile £413 £350 £400
25th Percentile £463 £406 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £541 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +20.11% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £575
90th Percentile £650 £575 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 - £18.25
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £18.50
75th Percentile £57.50 - £18.75
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - £18.50
% change year-on-year - - -69.08%

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 14,596 7,525 14,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 21.61% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,576 5,268 9,712
10th Percentile £363 £310 £320
25th Percentile £431 £394 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -1.04%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 146 198
10th Percentile £17.55 £13.43 £13.10
25th Percentile £24.50 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate £43.58 £26.00 £26.25
Median % change year-on-year +67.63% -0.95% -11.48%
75th Percentile £61.69 £49.69 £43.56
90th Percentile £72.45 £61.88 £56.10
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £26.73 £26.00
% change year-on-year +63.67% +2.81% -5.45%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -130 87 £575 +27.78% 21
South East -53 18 £500 -4.76% 13
North of England -51 15 £475 +2.70% 13
Midlands -58 11 £488 - 4
Yorkshire -30 7 £475 +5.56% 6
North West -48 7 £400 -15.79% 7
West Midlands -44 6 £430 - 3
East Midlands -28 5 £525 - 1
East of England - 2 £500 -
South West - 1 £490 - 1
North East - 1 £480 -
Azure SQL Data Warehouse
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Azure
2 140 (99.29%) Data Warehouse
3 107 (75.89%) SQL
4 74 (52.48%) Microsoft
5 72 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
6 67 (47.52%) Analytics
7 66 (46.81%) Power Platform
8 65 (46.10%) Azure Data Factory
9 64 (45.39%) Data Lake
9 64 (45.39%) Data Modelling
10 60 (42.55%) ETL
10 60 (42.55%) Power BI
11 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (34.75%) Azure SQL Database
13 47 (33.33%) Databricks
14 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
15 36 (25.53%) Social Skills
16 35 (24.82%) Python
16 35 (24.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (23.40%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 31 (21.99%) DevOps
19 29 (20.57%) Finance
20 28 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 28 (19.86%) Data Engineering
21 23 (16.31%) T-SQL
22 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 21 (14.89%) Big Data
24 19 (13.48%) AWS
24 19 (13.48%) CI/CD
25 18 (12.77%) Migration

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 17 (12.06%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.67%) Apache
3 6 (4.26%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.42%) Apache Synapse
5 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.42%) Luigi
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 141 (100.00%) Azure
2 66 (46.81%) Power Platform
3 65 (46.10%) Azure Data Factory
4 33 (23.40%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 19 (13.48%) AWS
6 16 (11.35%) Azure Storage
7 15 (10.64%) PaaS
7 15 (10.64%) Serverless
8 13 (9.22%) SaaS
9 12 (8.51%) Azure Functions
10 11 (7.80%) Azure Logic Apps
10 11 (7.80%) IaaS
11 9 (6.38%) Azure Service Bus
12 8 (5.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (5.67%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
13 6 (4.26%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (4.26%) Snowflake
14 5 (3.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 4 (2.84%) Power Automate
16 3 (2.13%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
1 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (99.29%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (45.39%) Data Lake
3 60 (42.55%) Power BI
4 49 (34.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
6 35 (24.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (14.89%) Big Data
10 17 (12.06%) Tableau
11 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 15 (10.64%) Relational Database
12 10 (7.09%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (7.09%) MongoDB
13 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
14 6 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (4.26%) Neo4j
14 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.55%) Subversion
5 2 (1.42%) ER Studio
5 2 (1.42%) ERwin
5 2 (1.42%) Hudson
5 2 (1.42%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.42%) Maven
5 2 (1.42%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (25.53%) Social Skills
2 29 (20.57%) Finance
3 16 (11.35%) Presentation Skills
4 12 (8.51%) Banking
5 9 (6.38%) Retail
6 7 (4.96%) Legal
7 6 (4.26%) Law
7 6 (4.26%) Publishing
8 5 (3.55%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.84%) Public Sector
10 3 (2.13%) Advertising
10 3 (2.13%) Marketing
11 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 51 (36.17%) Data Engineer
2 31 (21.99%) Azure Engineer
3 26 (18.44%) Architect
4 24 (17.02%) Developer
5 16 (11.35%) Data Architect
6 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Azure Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Azure Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Data Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Lead Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) MDX
2 8 (5.67%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (4.96%) JSON
3 7 (4.96%) Kafka
4 6 (4.26%) .NET
4 6 (4.26%) ARM Templates
5 5 (3.55%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.55%) RESTful
6 4 (2.84%) OpenID
6 4 (2.84%) REST
6 4 (2.84%) SAML
7 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.13%) OAuth
7 3 (2.13%) OAuth2
7 3 (2.13%) XML
8 2 (1.42%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.42%) Java Concurrency
8 2 (1.42%) Spring
8 2 (1.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.26%) Cloud Native
2 6 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.55%) Reference Data
3 5 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.84%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.84%) Legacy Applications
5 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.42%) User Experience
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.42%) Unix
1 2 (1.42%) VMS
2 1 (0.71%) Android
2 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (47.52%) Analytics
3 64 (45.39%) Data Modelling
4 60 (42.55%) ETL
5 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (21.99%) DevOps
7 28 (19.86%) Data Engineering
8 19 (13.48%) CI/CD
9 18 (12.77%) Migration
9 18 (12.77%) Scrum
10 15 (10.64%) Visualisation
11 14 (9.93%) Data Analytics
12 13 (9.22%) Data Protection
13 12 (8.51%) Data Governance
13 12 (8.51%) Data Management
13 12 (8.51%) Data Pipeline
13 12 (8.51%) Project Delivery
14 11 (7.80%) Microservices
15 10 (7.09%) Data Architecture
15 10 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 107 (75.89%) SQL
2 35 (24.82%) Python
3 23 (16.31%) T-SQL
4 17 (12.06%) PowerShell
5 15 (10.64%) C#
6 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 13 (9.22%) Scala
7 7 (4.96%) Java
8 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.55%) R
9 3 (2.13%) Bash
9 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.42%) Go
10 2 (1.42%) Java 8
10 2 (1.42%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.96%) GDPR
3 5 (3.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.42%) Kibana
2 2 (1.42%) logstash
2 2 (1.42%) Oozie
2 2 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.71%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 74 (52.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (33.33%) Databricks
3 14 (9.93%) Oracle
4 6 (4.26%) Cognos
4 6 (4.26%) Netezza
4 6 (4.26%) Teradata
5 5 (3.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.55%) SAP
6 2 (1.42%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.42%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.42%) IDERA
6 2 (1.42%) Informatica
6 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.42%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow