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 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2019 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 2019
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 - 219
Rank change year-on-year - +219 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2019 1 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.024% - 0.035%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £270
Central London median daily rate - - £270

SQL Server 2019 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 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2019 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2019 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 2019.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019

SQL Server 2019
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft