Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 > Kent
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - +74 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.84% - 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.45% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Kent median daily rate £425 - £425
10th Percentile £413 - £413
90th Percentile £438 - £438
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
Kent 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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 62 123 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.97% 22.40% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 94 159
Kent median daily rate £401 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £342 £201 £206
90th Percentile £542 £417 £650
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £62.00 -
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 Kent

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Kent

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in Kent

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
West Malling - 1 £425 -
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 Kent region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SSDT
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (25.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Blog

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (25.00%) HDInsight
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SSDT
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft