The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 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 Essex - - -
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 £394 £394
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -
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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
178 145 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.52% 25.80% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 73 57
Average daily rate £450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 17
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.10 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +11.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%