The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 25 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
25 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 Manchester - - -
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
North West

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
412 388 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.16% 21.82% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 257 200
Median daily rate £375 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £29.01 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.69% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £35.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%