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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £388 £475
% change year-on-year
+19.67% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
East of England

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
118 177 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.76% 26.74% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 101 72
Median daily rate £322 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%