The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 162 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.023% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
988 733 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 23.46% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 418 316
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £41.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Merseyside - 1 £305 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL