The first table below looks at the demand for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 Surrey 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
309 218 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.70% 16.99% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 112 220
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £16.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £26.25 £45.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Azure SQL Database
South East

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Azure SQL Database
South East

Azure SQL Database
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Hyperion