Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 494 499
Rank change year-on-year -43 +5 +56
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 336 354 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 1.80% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 246 312
England median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £298 £300
90th Percentile £575 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £438 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +10.76% -1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
England median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £20.50 - £21.31
90th Percentile £42.30 - £46.20
UK median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00

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 21,585 19,694 22,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.83% 22.51% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,182 13,191 15,255
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 242 331
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.81 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.70% +4.60% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.43 £9.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.73% +13.00%

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 17 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor 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 17 July 2018. 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 +26 191 £475 +9.20% 49
South East -46 44 £408 +1.88% 10
North of England -60 43 £379 +8.14% 23
Midlands -15 37 £388 -1.59% 8
North West -47 26 £375 +7.14% 10
West Midlands -40 20 £425 +7.94% 3
East Midlands +15 17 £388 +9.54% 5
Yorkshire -23 17 £433 +23.57% 8
East of England +4 15 £385 +2.67% 8
South West -14 6 £356 -8.06% 6
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 336 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 234 (69.64%) SQL
3 172 (51.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 143 (42.56%) C#
4 143 (42.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 138 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 135 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (38.10%) .NET
8 125 (37.20%) Microsoft
9 112 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 101 (30.06%) T-SQL
11 97 (28.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 93 (27.68%) Finance
13 87 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
14 82 (24.40%) Data Warehouse
15 78 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 74 (22.02%) TDD
17 68 (20.24%) ETL
18 66 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 60 (17.86%) WPF
20 50 (14.88%) Multithreading
20 50 (14.88%) SOA
21 47 (13.99%) MVC
21 47 (13.99%) Visual Studio
21 47 (13.99%) MVVM
22 46 (13.69%) HTML
23 44 (13.10%) WCF
24 42 (12.50%) Windows
24 42 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
25 41 (12.20%) Power BI

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 22 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.57%) CMS
3 10 (2.98%) Orchard CMS
4 8 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.49%) IIS
7 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (11.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) Endur
2 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.30%) iTrent
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 112 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.68%) Office 365
4 7 (2.08%) PaaS
5 6 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.79%) Yarn
6 5 (1.49%) npm
7 4 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.60%) G Suite
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
8 2 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.79%) SMTP
2 5 (1.49%) Firewall
2 5 (1.49%) FTP
2 5 (1.49%) HTTP
3 4 (1.19%) SSL
3 4 (1.19%) VLAN
3 4 (1.19%) VPN
4 3 (0.89%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.89%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) MPLS
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) SMS
5 2 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (51.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 143 (42.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 138 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (28.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (24.40%) Data Warehouse
7 78 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (12.20%) Power BI
10 24 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (4.17%) OLAP
14 12 (3.57%) Oracle Database
14 12 (3.57%) Star Schema
15 11 (3.27%) Snowflake Schema
16 10 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (2.98%) Big Data
16 10 (2.98%) NoSQL
17 8 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 40 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (5.65%) TeamCity
5 15 (4.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (3.87%) git-flow
8 12 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.68%) NUnit
10 8 (2.38%) Selenium
11 7 (2.08%) Jasmine
11 7 (2.08%) Maven
12 6 (1.79%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.79%) Subversion
13 5 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.19%) JUnit
15 3 (0.89%) FishEye
15 3 (0.89%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.60%) WiX
General
1 93 (27.68%) Finance
2 25 (7.44%) Banking
3 12 (3.57%) Legal
3 12 (3.57%) Retail
4 8 (2.38%) Law
5 7 (2.08%) Publishing
6 6 (1.79%) Front Office
7 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
8 3 (0.89%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 220 (65.48%) Developer
2 82 (24.40%) SQL Developer
3 49 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 48 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 43 (12.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 42 (12.50%) DBA
7 41 (12.20%) WPF Developer
8 36 (10.71%) SQL DBA
9 29 (8.63%) C# WPF Developer
10 28 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 24 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
12 22 (6.55%) SQL BI Developer
12 22 (6.55%) SSIS Developer
13 21 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
15 15 (4.46%) Analyst
15 15 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
15 15 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
16 12 (3.57%) Azure Developer
17 11 (3.27%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (38.10%) .NET
2 60 (17.86%) WPF
3 46 (13.69%) HTML
4 44 (13.10%) WCF
5 39 (11.61%) JSON
6 38 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (11.31%) Task Parallel Library
7 37 (11.01%) Web Services
8 36 (10.71%) CSS
9 35 (10.42%) AngularJS
10 32 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 32 (9.52%) REST
11 28 (8.33%) HTML5
12 24 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (5.95%) jQuery
13 20 (5.95%) RESTful
14 17 (5.06%) .NET Framework
14 17 (5.06%) CSS3
15 15 (4.46%) .NET Core
16 12 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.76%) Replication
4 14 (4.17%) Clustering
5 11 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.08%) Fintech
6 7 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.79%) NHS
8 5 (1.49%) Tandem
8 5 (1.49%) Wiki
9 3 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.89%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.89%) User Experience
10 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.50%) Windows
2 27 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.57%) Linux
6 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.19%) CentOS
8 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.60%) Unix
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (22.02%) TDD
4 68 (20.24%) ETL
5 50 (14.88%) Multithreading
5 50 (14.88%) SOA
6 47 (13.99%) MVC
6 47 (13.99%) MVVM
7 41 (12.20%) OO
8 37 (11.01%) Waterfall
9 34 (10.12%) OOA/OOD
10 33 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (9.23%) Mathematics
12 30 (8.93%) Kimball Methodology
13 27 (8.04%) Data Modelling
13 27 (8.04%) Test Automation
14 26 (7.74%) Migration
15 23 (6.85%) DevOps
15 23 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 234 (69.64%) SQL
2 143 (42.56%) C#
3 101 (30.06%) T-SQL
4 36 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 24 (7.14%) VBA
6 23 (6.85%) TypeScript
7 22 (6.55%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 12 (3.57%) Java
9 12 (3.57%) Python
10 7 (2.08%) ES6
11 6 (1.79%) Java 8
12 5 (1.49%) C
12 5 (1.49%) C++
13 4 (1.19%) Scala
13 4 (1.19%) VB
14 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.60%) PHP
14 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (11.61%) Degree
2 5 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) MCSA
4 2 (0.60%) MCSE
4 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) CCNP
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.30%) PMP
5 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) GDPR
2 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (7.14%) Docker
2 15 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.38%) Varnish
4 6 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.49%) HDFS
5 5 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.19%) XenApp
6 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.89%) vSphere
8 2 (0.60%) NFS
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.60%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.60%) XenServer
9 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (3.27%) Kibana
2 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.49%) Oozie
4 4 (1.19%) SCCM
5 3 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.60%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.60%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.60%) SCOM
6 2 (0.60%) vMotion
6 2 (0.60%) vRealize
7 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.30%) Foglight
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (37.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.93%) Tableau
3 15 (4.46%) Oracle
3 15 (4.46%) VMware
4 13 (3.87%) RedGate
5 9 (2.68%) SAP
6 8 (2.38%) Citrix
7 6 (1.79%) NetApp
8 5 (1.49%) Cisco
8 5 (1.49%) FXall
8 5 (1.49%) Informatica
8 5 (1.49%) Reuters
9 4 (1.19%) Capita
10 3 (0.89%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.89%) IBM
10 3 (0.89%) Veeam
11 2 (0.60%) Meraki
11 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.60%) Sage
11 2 (0.60%) Siemens