Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 June 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
England > London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 355 487 568
Rank change year-on-year +132 +81 -34
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 62 107 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.08% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 50
Median daily rate £488 £486 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.26% +8.06% -12.20%
10th Percentile £419 £413 £419
90th Percentile £675 £626 £628
England median daily rate £475 £485 £470
% change year-on-year -2.06% +3.19% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +600.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £5.00
% change year-on-year - +600.00% -

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,521 9,893 11,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.32% 24.70% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 7,152 8,509
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20.36 £19.39 £19.45
90th Percentile £41.50 £52.90 £47.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +14.64%

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 6 June 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
Central London +99 16 £519 +9.21% 1
South London - 3 £475 -
West London +54 1 £700 +47.37%
Azure SQL Data Warehouse
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

1 62 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 62 (100.00%) Azure
2 54 (87.10%) SQL
3 40 (64.52%) ETL
4 37 (59.68%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
6 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
7 31 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (43.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 26 (41.94%) Power Platform
9 26 (41.94%) Data Lake
9 26 (41.94%) Power BI
10 24 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (32.26%) DevOps
12 20 (32.26%) Data Modelling
13 18 (29.03%) C#
14 17 (27.42%) Databricks
15 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
15 16 (25.81%) Python
15 16 (25.81%) Retail
15 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
16 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
16 15 (24.19%) Kimball Methodology
17 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
18 13 (20.97%) PaaS
18 13 (20.97%) Tableau
18 13 (20.97%) Data Engineering
19 12 (19.35%) IaaS

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (100.00%) Azure
2 27 (43.55%) Azure Data Factory
3 26 (41.94%) Power Platform
4 13 (20.97%) PaaS
5 12 (19.35%) IaaS
6 10 (16.13%) Slack
7 8 (12.90%) AWS
8 5 (8.06%) Serverless
9 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
10 3 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (4.84%) Azure Functions
10 3 (4.84%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (4.84%) GCP
11 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (3.23%) SaaS
12 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
3 31 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 26 (41.94%) Data Lake
4 26 (41.94%) Power BI
5 24 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 12 (19.35%) MySQL
8 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (16.13%) Snowflake Schema
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
12 5 (8.06%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (8.06%) OLAP
13 4 (6.45%) HDInsight
13 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
14 3 (4.84%) BigQuery
14 3 (4.84%) Data Mart
14 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (25.81%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Data Engineer
1 21 (33.87%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Azure Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Data Architect
6 6 (9.68%) ETL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Data Analytics Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Power BI Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) Kafka
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Replication
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.23%) Equities
3 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.23%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Debian
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) ETL
2 37 (59.68%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) Data Modelling
4 20 (32.26%) DevOps
5 15 (24.19%) Kimball Methodology
6 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
7 13 (20.97%) Data Engineering
8 12 (19.35%) Validation
9 11 (17.74%) ETL Development
10 10 (16.13%) Data Architecture
10 10 (16.13%) Server Management
11 9 (14.52%) Analytics
12 8 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (12.90%) Data Protection
12 8 (12.90%) Information Governance
12 8 (12.90%) Project Management
12 8 (12.90%) Refactoring
13 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
14 6 (9.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (87.10%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) C#
3 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 16 (25.81%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.68%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
5 5 (8.06%) Scala
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (6.45%) U-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) Databricks
3 13 (20.97%) Tableau
4 3 (4.84%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) BiZZdesign
5 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.23%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle