Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 118 201
Rank change year-on-year -55 +83 +40
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 13 3 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 0.62% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 19
10th Percentile £372 £533 £342
25th Percentile £400 £544 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £575 £488
Median % change year-on-year -28.26% +17.95% -11.36%
75th Percentile £482 £613 £575
90th Percentile £488 £628 £755
Central London median daily rate £413 £575 £481
% change year-on-year -28.26% +19.48% -12.50%

SQL Server 2014 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 998 487 1,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.26% 24.46% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 368 1,123
10th Percentile £380 £350 £388
25th Percentile £481 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £665 £625 £600
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £555 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +5.71% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
10th Percentile £34.15 £20.60 £21.18
25th Percentile £35.50 £21.50 £21.21
Median hourly rate £47.75 £29.75 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +60.50% +33.23% -25.05%
75th Percentile £65.13 £38.50 £39.50
90th Percentile £72.55 £38.95 £49.10
Central London median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £22.33
% change year-on-year +27.33% +67.94% -25.05%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in the City of London

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in the City of London

SQL Server 2014
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Azure
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) IaaS
6 6 (46.15%) vSphere
6 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
6 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) CommVault
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
8 3 (23.08%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) iSCSI

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (46.15%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Key Vault
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Logic Apps
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Storage
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
2 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Development
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) CommVault
3 3 (23.08%) LogicMonitor
3 3 (23.08%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (15.38%) Databricks