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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £375 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
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
260 222 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.02% 17.16% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 76
Average daily rate £350 £355 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00