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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.30% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
141 163 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.29% 24.18% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 117 90
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%