The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £368
% change year-on-year
- -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
683 704 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.66% 24.75% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 421 357
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.99 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.75 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the South West