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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - 140 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.031% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
769 768 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.29% 23.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 475 360
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.90 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £67.00 £168.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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