The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 5 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
5 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 the East of England - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
430 622 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.00% 22.48% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 382 412
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the East of England