The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 125 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.076% - 0.083%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
398 502 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.13% 19.42% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 257 184
Average daily rate £375 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% +7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Azure SQL Database
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HND