The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
153 142 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.54% 19.51% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 89 108
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £20.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Azure SQL Database
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft