The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 408 407 385
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.038% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£413 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £530 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5197 5451 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.30% 22.51% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3627 3815 3421
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 30
Average hourly rate £24.23 £31.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +33.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £22.35 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £78.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in London

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the London region.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in London

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQLite
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
1 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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