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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
157 104 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.16% 17.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 77
Average daily rate £380 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 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