Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 580 587 505
Rank change year-on-year +7 -82 -54
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 182 286 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.34% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 200 284
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £605 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £53.50 £21.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.76% -53.33% -2.17%
UK median hourly rate £53.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +154.76% -53.33% -2.17%

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 16,465 21,367 20,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.53% 22.63% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,243 15,027 14,270
England median daily rate £475 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.83% +7.65%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £313
90th Percentile £667 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 221 261
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.99 £14.38 £14.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £57.50 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £32.58 £33.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year -2.75% +7.54% +10.54%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 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 -14 80 £469 -1.32% 17
South East +41 37 £413 - 13
Midlands +60 33 £350 -17.65% 5
West Midlands +49 23 £525 +40.00% 2
North of England +22 21 £468 +33.57% 19
Yorkshire +29 13 £478 +36.43% 3
East Midlands +21 10 £350 -17.65% 3
South West -8 9 £363 -14.71% 7
North West -2 8 £375 +7.91% 15
East of England +27 2 £600 +50.00% 5
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 182 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (62.64%) SQL
3 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
4 75 (41.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 72 (39.56%) C#
6 63 (34.62%) Azure
6 63 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 57 (31.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (30.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (30.22%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (30.22%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (26.92%) T-SQL
10 44 (24.18%) .NET
10 44 (24.18%) Finance
10 44 (24.18%) Migration
11 43 (23.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (23.63%) SQL Server 2017
12 41 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (22.53%) Windows
13 37 (20.33%) ETL
14 34 (18.68%) Power Platform
15 33 (18.13%) Power BI
15 33 (18.13%) Test Automation
15 33 (18.13%) Oracle
15 33 (18.13%) PowerShell
16 32 (17.58%) DevOps
17 30 (16.48%) Continuous Delivery
18 29 (15.93%) Deployment Automation
18 29 (15.93%) Visual Studio Team System
18 29 (15.93%) Data Integration

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 (7.14%) IIS
2 10 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.30%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 63 (34.62%) Azure
2 34 (18.68%) Power Platform
3 23 (12.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (6.04%) AWS
5 10 (5.49%) GCP
6 9 (4.95%) IaaS
7 8 (4.40%) PaaS
8 6 (3.30%) Office 365
9 4 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.65%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.65%) Serverless
11 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.10%) npm
11 2 (1.10%) Yarn
12 1 (0.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.55%) GitHub
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) DNS
2 3 (1.65%) DHCP
2 3 (1.65%) Firewall
2 3 (1.65%) LAN
2 3 (1.65%) WAN
3 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) Intranet
3 2 (1.10%) SAN
3 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.10%) VoIP
4 1 (0.55%) 802.11
4 1 (0.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) IPsec
4 1 (0.55%) MPLS
4 1 (0.55%) SMTP
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (41.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 63 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
4 57 (31.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 55 (30.22%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (30.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (23.63%) SQL Server 2017
6 43 (23.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (18.13%) Power BI
8 28 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (9.89%) Data Lake
11 15 (8.24%) Big Data
12 13 (7.14%) Oracle Database
13 12 (6.59%) Relational Database
14 10 (5.49%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (3.30%) DTS
16 5 (2.75%) MySQL
16 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (15.93%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.40%) JIRA
4 7 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.65%) Hudson
6 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.10%) JUnit
6 2 (1.10%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 44 (24.18%) Finance
2 22 (12.09%) Banking
3 19 (10.44%) Public Sector
4 13 (7.14%) Retail
5 9 (4.95%) Back Office
6 7 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.20%) French Language
7 4 (2.20%) German Language
8 2 (1.10%) Automotive
8 2 (1.10%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (37.91%) Developer
2 37 (20.33%) DBA
3 31 (17.03%) SQL DBA
4 28 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 26 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (12.09%) .NET Developer
7 19 (10.44%) SQL Server DBA
8 17 (9.34%) Azure Engineer
8 17 (9.34%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
9 14 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
11 12 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.59%) Lead DevOps
12 10 (5.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.49%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.95%) Support Engineer
14 8 (4.40%) Analyst
14 8 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.18%) .NET
2 29 (15.93%) XML
3 23 (12.64%) Web Services
4 22 (12.09%) JSON
5 21 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.69%) HTML
7 12 (6.59%) CSS
8 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (6.04%) Entity Framework
9 9 (4.95%) SOAP
9 9 (4.95%) WCF
9 9 (4.95%) WPF
10 8 (4.40%) jQuery
10 8 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (4.40%) WinForms
11 7 (3.85%) Kendo UI
11 7 (3.85%) MDX
11 7 (3.85%) Middleware
12 5 (2.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Clustering
2 13 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.30%) Reinsurance
4 6 (3.30%) Replication
5 5 (2.75%) Equities
6 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.65%) NHS
8 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.53%) Windows
2 18 (9.89%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.24%) Linux
6 6 (3.30%) Unix
7 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.10%) CentOS
8 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.22%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (24.18%) Migration
3 41 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.33%) ETL
5 33 (18.13%) Test Automation
6 32 (17.58%) DevOps
7 30 (16.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (15.93%) Data Integration
8 29 (15.93%) Deployment Automation
9 25 (13.74%) Data Migration
10 19 (10.44%) Scrum
11 17 (9.34%) High Availability
11 17 (9.34%) Microservices
12 15 (8.24%) Kanban
12 15 (8.24%) MVC
12 15 (8.24%) Service Design
12 15 (8.24%) SOA
12 15 (8.24%) TDD
13 12 (6.59%) Software Engineering
14 11 (6.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (62.64%) SQL
2 72 (39.56%) C#
3 49 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 33 (18.13%) PowerShell
5 21 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.04%) VBA
7 9 (4.95%) PHP
7 9 (4.95%) Python
7 9 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 8 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.40%) VB
9 7 (3.85%) R
10 5 (2.75%) Java
11 3 (1.65%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.10%) C
12 2 (1.10%) ES6
12 2 (1.10%) Java 8
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCSA
4 1 (0.55%) MCSE
4 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.65%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.20%) vSphere
6 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.65%) SCCM
5 3 (1.65%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.10%) SCOM
6 2 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.13%) Oracle
3 27 (14.84%) Databricks
4 24 (13.19%) Tableau
5 11 (6.04%) Telerik
6 9 (4.95%) Citrix
6 9 (4.95%) Google
7 8 (4.40%) VMware
8 4 (2.20%) SAP
9 3 (1.65%) Dell
9 3 (1.65%) Remedy
10 2 (1.10%) Cisco
10 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.10%) Nintex
10 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.10%) RedGate
10 2 (1.10%) Talend
10 2 (1.10%) Teradata
11 1 (0.55%) Actian
11 1 (0.55%) Marketo