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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
138 173 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.04% 21.18% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 92
Median daily rate £391 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £38.00 £9.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+322.22% -73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft