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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
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
288 289 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.86% 24.06% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 142 81
Average daily rate £355 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%