The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 9 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
9 Feb 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 Reading - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
191 144 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.63% 16.49% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £55.65 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.92% +511.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Reading