Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 588 500 396
Rank change year-on-year -88 -104 +128
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 258 375 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 1.85% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 284 394
England median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
UK median daily rate £405 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -4.71% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.80% +12.50% -5.88%

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 20,443 20,313 20,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.52% 21.81% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,195 14,282 13,504
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £650 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 230 262
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +20.27% -0.23%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £56.66 £58.75 £46.90
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.52% +20.00% -0.90%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 15 February 2019. 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 -50 137 £450 -10.00% 32
South East -4 44 £413 +10.74% 22
North of England -31 40 £350 -3.45% 25
Midlands -23 23 £425 +13.33% 26
Yorkshire -25 20 £350 - 8
East Midlands 0 17 £425 +9.68% 15
North West -17 14 £388 +3.33% 14
South West -33 8 £463 +29.82% 4
North East -7 6 £350 -3.45% 3
West Midlands -35 6 £381 +8.93% 11
East of England +13 5 £400 +3.90% 4
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 258 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 220 (85.27%) SQL
3 127 (49.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 123 (47.67%) T-SQL
5 98 (37.98%) SQL Server 2016
6 93 (36.05%) C#
6 93 (36.05%) Finance
7 91 (35.27%) Microsoft
8 87 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
9 83 (32.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 78 (30.23%) .NET
11 76 (29.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (24.42%) Microsoft Excel
14 62 (24.03%) ETL
15 60 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (22.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (20.93%) Windows
18 51 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 51 (19.77%) Power BI
19 44 (17.05%) HTML
20 43 (16.67%) Windows Server
21 42 (16.28%) MVC
22 41 (15.89%) JavaScript
22 41 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (15.12%) IIS
24 38 (14.73%) Migration
25 36 (13.95%) Banking
25 36 (13.95%) Oracle
25 36 (13.95%) Relational Database

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 39 (15.12%) IIS
2 8 (3.10%) Apache
3 7 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.33%) CMS
4 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.16%) Confluence
6 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.16%) WordPress
7 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (24.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.94%) Office 365
4 4 (1.55%) npm
4 4 (1.55%) Yarn
5 3 (1.16%) Akamai
5 3 (1.16%) Cloudflare
5 3 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) Internet
1 4 (1.55%) Intranet
2 3 (1.16%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) Skype
4 1 (0.39%) DHCP
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) NAS
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) SMS
4 1 (0.39%) SNMP
4 1 (0.39%) VLAN
4 1 (0.39%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 127 (49.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (37.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 87 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (32.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (29.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (22.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (19.77%) Power BI
8 51 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (13.95%) Relational Database
10 19 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (6.59%) MS Access
12 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (5.04%) Oracle Database
13 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (4.26%) PowerPivot
13 11 (4.26%) RDBMS
14 8 (3.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (3.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (12.40%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.98%) TeamCity
4 14 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.55%) git-flow
8 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.55%) JIRA
8 4 (1.55%) JUnit
8 4 (1.55%) Maven
8 4 (1.55%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.16%) Selenium
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.78%) NUnit
10 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.39%) MSI
11 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 93 (36.05%) Finance
2 36 (13.95%) Banking
3 22 (8.53%) Retail
4 8 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.94%) Back Office
6 4 (1.55%) Front Office
6 4 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.16%) Law
7 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (62.40%) Developer
2 73 (28.29%) SQL Developer
3 43 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 40 (15.50%) DBA
5 38 (14.73%) SQL DBA
6 36 (13.95%) C# Developer
7 26 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (8.53%) SQL Server DBA
9 20 (7.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 19 (7.36%) Report Developer
11 14 (5.43%) Administrator
11 14 (5.43%) ETL Developer
12 13 (5.04%) Database Specialist
13 12 (4.65%) Analyst
14 11 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (4.26%) Software Engineer
15 10 (3.88%) Informatica Developer
15 10 (3.88%) PL/SQL Developer
15 10 (3.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (30.23%) .NET
2 44 (17.05%) HTML
3 28 (10.85%) HTML5
4 27 (10.47%) ASP.NET
5 26 (10.08%) .NET Framework
6 25 (9.69%) WPF
7 23 (8.91%) CSS
8 19 (7.36%) Entity Framework
8 19 (7.36%) MDX
8 19 (7.36%) Web Services
9 17 (6.59%) jQuery
10 16 (6.20%) Redux
10 16 (6.20%) WCF
11 15 (5.81%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (5.81%) XML
12 13 (5.04%) JSON
13 12 (4.65%) Task Parallel Library
14 11 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (4.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.43%) Clustering
2 14 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.10%) User Experience
6 7 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.33%) Equities
7 6 (2.33%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.55%) Replication
10 3 (1.16%) Fintech
10 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.39%) HP StoreVirtual
12 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.93%) Windows
2 43 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 29 (11.24%) Linux
4 22 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.33%) Unix
8 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.55%) HPUX
10 3 (1.16%) Android
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (24.03%) ETL
3 60 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (16.28%) MVC
5 38 (14.73%) Migration
6 31 (12.02%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 29 (11.24%) Visualisation
9 28 (10.85%) TDD
10 27 (10.47%) SDLC
11 25 (9.69%) Data Migration
12 23 (8.91%) OO
13 19 (7.36%) Open Source
14 18 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
14 18 (6.98%) ETL Development
15 17 (6.59%) ITIL
15 17 (6.59%) Kimball Methodology
16 16 (6.20%) Data Visualisation
17 15 (5.81%) SOA
17 15 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 220 (85.27%) SQL
2 123 (47.67%) T-SQL
3 93 (36.05%) C#
4 41 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.40%) PowerShell
6 24 (9.30%) Python
6 24 (9.30%) VB
7 23 (8.91%) PHP
8 21 (8.14%) VBScript
9 20 (7.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 20 (7.75%) PL/SQL
10 19 (7.36%) VB.NET
11 18 (6.98%) VBA
12 13 (5.04%) R
13 12 (4.65%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.33%) Java
15 4 (1.55%) ES6
15 4 (1.55%) Java 8
16 3 (1.16%) XPath
17 2 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (6.20%) Degree
1 16 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) MCITP
6 2 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.39%) MCSA
7 1 (0.39%) OCP
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.30%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) Basel III
3 4 (1.55%) IFRS
3 4 (1.55%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.16%) XenApp
4 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (3.10%) SCOM
3 7 (2.71%) SCCM
4 3 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.78%) WSUS
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.39%) Foglight
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 91 (35.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.95%) Oracle
3 22 (8.53%) Citrix
4 15 (5.81%) SAP
5 11 (4.26%) Informatica
5 11 (4.26%) Telerik
6 8 (3.10%) VMware
7 5 (1.94%) HP
7 5 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.55%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.16%) BMC
9 3 (1.16%) New Relic
9 3 (1.16%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.16%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.78%) NetApp
10 2 (0.78%) Tableau
10 2 (0.78%) Twitter
11 1 (0.39%) Percona
11 1 (0.39%) Sonus