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 30 June 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
30 Jun 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 £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
135 162 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.18% 25.04% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 89 76
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +30.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £45.00 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%