The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.089% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -14.47%
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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
276 185 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.18% 16.44% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 77 79
Average daily rate £380 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%