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 July 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 Jul 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 £463 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
114 165 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.52% 26.57% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 93 65
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 16
Median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £17.00 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £50.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%