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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - 154 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £305 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Azure SQL Database
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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
906 828 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 21.58% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 385
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £34.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +74.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £33.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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