Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 1 April 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 535 592 493
Rank change year-on-year +57 -99 -105
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 121 257 401
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 1.30% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 157 322
Median daily rate £402 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -8.57% +14.53%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £598 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.59 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.59 £23.49 -
% change year-on-year +60.03% - -

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,823 19,827 20,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.13% 22.51% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,849 13,784 14,434
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 221 224
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% +30.19%
10th Percentile £14.95 £14.45 £14.54
90th Percentile £58.30 £56.50 £53.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 within the England region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +50 56 £475 +8.57% 2
South East +89 20 £404 +18.46% 6
Midlands +71 20 £350 -8.20% 3
North of England +29 16 £325 -8.77% 11
West Midlands +58 12 £400 +4.92% 2
East Midlands +34 8 £350 -10.94% 1
South West +34 6 £400 -13.51% 5
North West +29 6 £325 -12.16% 5
North East +20 6 £325 -9.09% 2
East of England +33 4 - - 4
Yorkshire +27 4 £475 +35.71% 4
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (73.55%) SQL
3 57 (47.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (44.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 51 (42.15%) Microsoft
6 46 (38.02%) C#
7 41 (33.88%) Windows
8 39 (32.23%) T-SQL
9 36 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (28.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (28.10%) Azure
12 32 (26.45%) .NET
13 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (19.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (19.01%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (19.01%) High Availability
16 22 (18.18%) Migration
17 21 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
17 21 (17.36%) .NET Framework
17 21 (17.36%) VMware
18 20 (16.53%) Web Services
18 20 (16.53%) ETL
18 20 (16.53%) Finance
19 19 (15.70%) XML
20 17 (14.05%) Data Integration
20 17 (14.05%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (10.74%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.65%) IIS
3 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.10%) Azure
2 14 (11.57%) Power Platform
3 11 (9.09%) Office 365
4 10 (8.26%) AWS
5 8 (6.61%) IaaS
6 7 (5.79%) GCP
6 7 (5.79%) PaaS
7 5 (4.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (3.31%) GitHub
9 3 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.65%) Serverless
10 2 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.83%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) SAN
2 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.48%) DHCP
3 3 (2.48%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) Firewall
4 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.65%) SSL
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.65%) VPN
4 2 (1.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) 802.11
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) IPsec
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) SMTP
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.83%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (47.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (44.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 36 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (28.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (19.01%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (19.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (11.57%) Power BI
9 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2017
10 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
12 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.31%) Data Lake
13 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (2.48%) Big Data
14 3 (2.48%) MySQL
14 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.83%) Postman
6 1 (0.83%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) German Language
3 6 (4.96%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.31%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.48%) French Language
5 3 (2.48%) Front Office
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Police
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (35.54%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) DBA
3 18 (14.88%) SQL DBA
4 15 (12.40%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.57%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.61%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (4.96%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Architect
11 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.45%) .NET
2 21 (17.36%) .NET Framework
3 20 (16.53%) Web Services
4 19 (15.70%) XML
5 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET
6 15 (12.40%) jQuery
7 14 (11.57%) Entity Framework
8 13 (10.74%) JSON
9 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (8.26%) CSS
9 10 (8.26%) SOAP
9 10 (8.26%) WCF
10 9 (7.44%) HTML
10 9 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (5.79%) Kendo UI
12 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.13%) Node.js
12 5 (4.13%) WinForms
13 4 (3.31%) WPF
14 3 (2.48%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Clustering
2 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) Replication
5 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.48%) Derivative
6 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.48%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Windows
2 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (14.05%) Linux
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.01%) High Availability
3 22 (18.18%) Migration
4 21 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (16.53%) ETL
6 17 (14.05%) Data Integration
7 16 (13.22%) MVC
8 14 (11.57%) DevOps
8 14 (11.57%) Line Management
9 12 (9.92%) BDD
9 12 (9.92%) Data Migration
9 12 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (9.92%) TDD
10 11 (9.09%) ITIL
11 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (7.44%) Scrum
12 8 (6.61%) Memory Management
12 8 (6.61%) Storage Management
13 7 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (5.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (73.55%) SQL
2 46 (38.02%) C#
3 39 (32.23%) T-SQL
4 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.92%) Python
7 6 (4.96%) PHP
7 6 (4.96%) R
8 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.48%) VB
9 2 (1.65%) C
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.65%) VB6
9 2 (1.65%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) Java
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) Degree
3 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.65%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) CCA
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) MBA
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.26%) XenApp
4 9 (7.44%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.48%) vSphere
7 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.83%) Docker
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (4.13%) SCCM
3 4 (3.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) Ansible
4 3 (2.48%) Puppet
4 3 (2.48%) Terraform
5 1 (0.83%) Control-M
5 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) QRadar
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (42.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.36%) VMware
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle
4 10 (8.26%) Citrix
5 7 (5.79%) Telerik
6 6 (4.96%) Google
7 5 (4.13%) Ivanti
7 5 (4.13%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (4.13%) Tableau
8 4 (3.31%) Cisco
8 4 (3.31%) Databricks
8 4 (3.31%) NetApp
9 3 (2.48%) HP
9 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.65%) Dell
10 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.65%) RedGate
11 1 (0.83%) BMC
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.83%) Sony