Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 569 429 597
Rank change year-on-year -140 +168 +171
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 169 62 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 1.04% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 38 143
10th Percentile £411 £361 £348
25th Percentile £463 £416 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £490
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +4.59% +3.16%
75th Percentile £635 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £657 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £38.25 - -

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 13,788 5,945 17,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.63% 23.22% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,739 4,162 12,476
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 98 231
10th Percentile £14.60 £12.63 £12.25
25th Percentile £20.45 £17.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £23.43 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.58% -21.90% +11.52%
75th Percentile £56.50 £41.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £53.83 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +39.13% -23.33% +15.38%

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 26 September 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Hourly 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 26 September 2021. 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 -131 95 £575 +9.52% 18
South East -73 19 £475 -15.56% 8
Midlands -63 18 £575 -11.54% 7
North of England -61 17 £475 -13.64% 10
Yorkshire -34 13 £475 +5.56% 3
East Midlands -32 11 £575 - 1
East of England -42 8 £413 -1.49%
West Midlands -64 7 £561 -13.65% 6
South West -39 3 £600 +50.00% 2
North West -56 3 £513 -6.82% 5
North East - 1 - - 2
Azure SQL Data Warehouse
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Azure
2 159 (94.08%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (78.70%) SQL
4 95 (56.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 85 (50.30%) Analytics
6 81 (47.93%) Databricks
6 81 (47.93%) ETL
7 80 (47.34%) Data Lake
8 77 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (42.60%) Data Modelling
10 69 (40.83%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (39.05%) Azure SQL Database
12 57 (33.73%) Power Platform
13 56 (33.14%) Power BI
14 54 (31.95%) Microsoft
15 50 (29.59%) SQL Server
16 49 (28.99%) DevOps
17 43 (25.44%) Social Skills
18 42 (24.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 40 (23.67%) Python
20 37 (21.89%) Scrum
21 36 (21.30%) Finance
21 36 (21.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (21.30%) Big Data
22 30 (17.75%) Apache Spark
22 30 (17.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 29 (17.16%) Data Engineering
23 29 (17.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
24 28 (16.57%) Azure Storage
24 28 (16.57%) Scala

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 30 (17.75%) Apache Spark
2 12 (7.10%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.14%) Apache
5 6 (3.55%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.59%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 169 (100.00%) Azure
2 95 (56.21%) Azure Data Factory
3 57 (33.73%) Power Platform
4 29 (17.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 28 (16.57%) Azure Storage
6 24 (14.20%) Serverless
7 22 (13.02%) Azure Functions
8 15 (8.88%) AWS
9 14 (8.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (8.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 11 (6.51%) IaaS
10 11 (6.51%) PaaS
10 11 (6.51%) SaaS
11 8 (4.73%) Amazon S3
11 8 (4.73%) Azure Key Vault
12 7 (4.14%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (3.55%) Azure Logic Apps
13 6 (3.55%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (2.96%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) Network Security
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco Firepower
2 3 (1.78%) Intranet
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.59%) MPLS
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (94.08%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (47.34%) Data Lake
3 66 (39.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 56 (33.14%) Power BI
5 50 (29.59%) SQL Server
6 42 (24.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (21.30%) Big Data
7 36 (21.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (17.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (14.20%) Relational Database
10 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (9.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 14 (8.28%) Apache Hive
12 14 (8.28%) Parquet
13 13 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (6.51%) Metadata
14 11 (6.51%) Tableau
15 8 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (4.73%) DTS
16 7 (4.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Subversion
2 12 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.10%) Hudson
2 12 (7.10%) IntelliJ
2 12 (7.10%) Maven
3 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.37%) git-flow
4 4 (2.37%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.18%) Selenium
5 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.59%) MLflow
General
1 43 (25.44%) Social Skills
2 36 (21.30%) Finance
3 10 (5.92%) Presentation Skills
4 9 (5.33%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.73%) Banking
6 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.55%) Publishing
7 5 (2.96%) Law
7 5 (2.96%) Retail
8 4 (2.37%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.37%) Marketing
9 3 (1.78%) Advertising
9 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (34.91%) Data Engineer
2 50 (29.59%) Architect
3 38 (22.49%) Data Architect
4 36 (21.30%) Azure Engineer
5 27 (15.98%) Developer
6 20 (11.83%) Azure Architect
7 13 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.51%) Azure Developer
9 10 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Big Data Software Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Data Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Data Business Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Python Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Scala Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) PySpark
2 12 (7.10%) Apache Avro
2 12 (7.10%) OAuth
2 12 (7.10%) OAuth2
2 12 (7.10%) Spring
3 11 (6.51%) .NET
4 9 (5.33%) Entity Framework
4 9 (5.33%) Kafka
5 8 (4.73%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.73%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (4.73%) Java Concurrency
5 8 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (4.73%) Spring Boot
6 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET Core
6 7 (4.14%) Blazor
6 7 (4.14%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (2.96%) RESTful
8 4 (2.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.88%) Cloud Native
2 14 (8.28%) Data Structures
3 12 (7.10%) Legacy Applications
4 6 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.55%) NHS
5 5 (2.96%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.37%) BYOD
7 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.18%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.59%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.59%) Social Media
9 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.69%) Unix
2 7 (4.14%) Windows
3 6 (3.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.96%) VMS
5 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.78%) Debian
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.30%) Analytics
2 81 (47.93%) ETL
3 77 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (42.60%) Data Modelling
5 69 (40.83%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (28.99%) DevOps
7 37 (21.89%) Scrum
8 29 (17.16%) Data Engineering
9 21 (12.43%) Data Architecture
9 21 (12.43%) Data Pipeline
10 20 (11.83%) Data Transformation
11 19 (11.24%) Project Delivery
12 17 (10.06%) Requirements Gathering
12 17 (10.06%) SDLC
13 16 (9.47%) Data Analytics
13 16 (9.47%) Microservices
14 13 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
15 12 (7.10%) Mentoring
16 11 (6.51%) Logical Data Model
16 11 (6.51%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 133 (78.70%) SQL
2 40 (23.67%) Python
3 28 (16.57%) Scala
4 23 (13.61%) Java
5 21 (12.43%) T-SQL
6 18 (10.65%) C#
7 17 (10.06%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.69%) Java 8
8 13 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.10%) Kotlin
10 8 (4.73%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (4.14%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.55%) Perl
12 6 (3.55%) PHP
13 4 (2.37%) C
13 4 (2.37%) Go
14 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.18%) R
16 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
1 3 (1.78%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (1.18%) ISEB
2 2 (1.18%) MCSA
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.96%) QA
3 3 (1.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) Kubernetes
2 12 (7.10%) Oozie
2 12 (7.10%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (4.73%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (4.73%) Kibana
3 8 (4.73%) logstash
4 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.37%) Puppet
4 4 (2.37%) Terraform
5 1 (0.59%) Control-M
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (47.93%) Databricks
2 54 (31.95%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.83%) Oracle
4 10 (5.92%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.14%) SAP
6 6 (3.55%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.55%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.96%) Informatica
8 4 (2.37%) BiZZdesign
8 4 (2.37%) Cisco
8 4 (2.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (1.78%) Google
9 3 (1.78%) Netezza
9 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.18%) Apple
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos
10 2 (1.18%) F5
10 2 (1.18%) Splunk
10 2 (1.18%) Sybase