The first table below looks at the demand for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.044% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
758 461 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.04% 20.47% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 283 380
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 35
Average hourly rate £35.20 £29.63 £29.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% +1.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Last Year
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