Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 667 454 606
Rank change year-on-year -213 +152 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 57 40 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.67% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 139
10th Percentile £313 £308 £303
25th Percentile £356 £397 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £415 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £550 £491 £538
90th Percentile £575 £588 £700
UK median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.75 -
UK median hourly rate - £40.75 -

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 13,940 5,986 17,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.64% 23.16% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,836 4,192 12,539
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £420 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 98 229
10th Percentile £13.85 £12.63 £12.45
25th Percentile £20.45 £17.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £23.43 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +32.31% -21.90% +10.29%
75th Percentile £56.50 £41.50 £51.25
90th Percentile £65.50 £53.83 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +39.13% -23.33% +13.42%

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 24 September 2021.

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
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 24 September 2021. 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 -186 36 £420 -11.58% 8
North of England -81 7 £451 +12.81% 10
South East -88 7 £375 -9.64% 3
North West -47 6 £451 +49.05% 6
Midlands -70 3 £475 +8.57% 3
West Midlands -65 2 £475 +8.57% 2
East of England -44 1 £350 -9.68% 1
Yorkshire -54 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (85.96%) SQL
3 38 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (59.65%) Windows
5 32 (56.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
6 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
7 22 (38.60%) Azure
8 21 (36.84%) Migration
9 20 (35.09%) VMware
10 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2019
11 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (29.82%) Microsoft 365
12 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2016
13 16 (28.07%) Social Skills
13 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
13 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
14 13 (22.81%) Clustering
14 13 (22.81%) Linux
14 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
15 12 (21.05%) C#
16 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
16 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (19.30%) SCCM
16 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
17 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
17 10 (17.54%) SaaS

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 10 (17.54%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) Azure
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (17.54%) PaaS
3 10 (17.54%) SaaS
4 8 (14.04%) Power Platform
5 4 (7.02%) IaaS
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Key Vault
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Logic Apps
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Storage
7 2 (3.51%) AWS
7 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.51%) GCP
7 2 (3.51%) GitHub
7 2 (3.51%) Snowflake
8 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.75%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) LAN
1 8 (14.04%) WAN
1 8 (14.04%) Wireless
2 6 (10.53%) VoIP
3 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (56.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2019
5 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
7 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2017
7 9 (15.79%) Tableau
8 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
9 7 (12.28%) Power BI
10 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (7.02%) Lumira
12 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.51%) Serena SBM
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) GitLab
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (28.07%) Social Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) DBA
3 12 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.51%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Migration Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) JSON
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.77%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) LDAP
5 3 (5.26%) React
6 2 (3.51%) HTML
7 1 (1.75%) ADO
7 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.75%) CSS
7 1 (1.75%) ODBC
7 1 (1.75%) OLE
7 1 (1.75%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.75%) REST
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Replication
3 4 (7.02%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2016
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (22.81%) Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (5.26%) Android
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Migration
2 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
4 8 (14.04%) Storage Management
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) Analytics
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analytics
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.77%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (7.02%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.02%) High Availability
7 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (85.96%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
3 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
4 12 (21.05%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) C
5 5 (8.77%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.02%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.51%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) R
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) MCSD
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (5.26%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (10.53%) SCOM
3 6 (10.53%) SCSM
4 3 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (3.51%) Control-M
5 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.51%) Perfmon
5 2 (3.51%) QRadar
5 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) SAP
6 4 (7.02%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) Databricks
7 3 (5.26%) Mitel
7 3 (5.26%) Polycom
7 3 (5.26%) Sybase
7 3 (5.26%) Zscaler
8 2 (3.51%) BMC
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
8 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 2 (3.51%) Qualys
8 2 (3.51%) Serena
8 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.51%) Splunk