The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - - 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
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
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
92 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 18.93% 23.47% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 44
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £143 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire