Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 2017 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +102
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.068% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.61% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Reading median daily rate £550 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £438 -
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 248 222 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.64% 15.06% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 103 231
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £310 £314 £281
90th Percentile £538 £613 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 15
Reading median hourly rate £12.25 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.95% - -94.57%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £9.75 £24.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +57.89% -41.54% -83.35%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Reading

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in Reading

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Database in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (25.00%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) U-SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau