The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
187 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.41% 16.45% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 50 43
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Azure SQL Database
Berkshire

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