Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 July 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 366 467
Rank change year-on-year -119 +101 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 34 27 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.66% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 88
10th Percentile £353 £420 £360
25th Percentile £406 £430 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £441 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year -7.11% - -
75th Percentile £575 £575 £578
90th Percentile £588 £725 £708
England median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -5.56%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,202 4,098 10,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.12% 25.41% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,089 2,958 7,590
10th Percentile £387 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +1.45%
75th Percentile £650 £629 £607
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £515 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 57
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.99 £15.56
25th Percentile £18.13 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £29.63 £27.50 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.73% +12.24% -18.33%
75th Percentile £45.31 £39.25 £43.75
90th Percentile £57.74 £49.20 £51.55
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.67% -

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in London

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in London

SQL Server 2014
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in London

SQL Server 2014
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Central London -28 4 £413 -13.16% 2
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (82.35%) SQL
3 23 (67.65%) Windows
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
7 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
8 17 (50.00%) VMware
9 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
10 13 (38.24%) Azure
10 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2019
11 12 (35.29%) C#
12 11 (32.35%) Linux
12 11 (32.35%) Storage Management
12 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
12 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (32.35%) Microsoft 365
13 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2017
13 10 (29.41%) Migration
14 9 (26.47%) SCCM
14 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
14 9 (26.47%) ITIL
14 9 (26.47%) LAN
14 9 (26.47%) Java
14 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
14 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2016
15 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
15 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Azure
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (23.53%) PaaS
3 8 (23.53%) SaaS
4 6 (17.65%) Power Platform
5 3 (8.82%) AWS
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Key Vault
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Logic Apps
5 3 (8.82%) Azure Storage
5 3 (8.82%) GCP
5 3 (8.82%) GitHub
5 3 (8.82%) IaaS
5 3 (8.82%) Snowflake
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.94%) Azure Stack
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 8 (23.53%) Wireless
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (64.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2019
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2017
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (17.65%) Power BI
10 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
10 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (14.71%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (14.71%) Tableau
11 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.82%) Serena SBM
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) International Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) DBA
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) React
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) LINQ
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Storage Management
2 10 (29.41%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Kanban
8 3 (8.82%) Secure Coding
8 3 (8.82%) Service Design
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
3 12 (35.29%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) Ruby
7 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.88%) C
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
1 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) SCOM
2 8 (23.53%) SCSM
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (8.82%) Control-M
4 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
4 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (8.82%) QRadar
4 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
4 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.94%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) SAP
6 6 (17.65%) Sybase
7 3 (8.82%) BMC
7 3 (8.82%) CyberArk
7 3 (8.82%) Databricks
7 3 (8.82%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) Mitel
7 3 (8.82%) Qualys
7 3 (8.82%) Serena
7 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (8.82%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) CommVault
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy