Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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
England > London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 479 462
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 152 158 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 1.44% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 115 132
London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £360 £319 £325
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £391
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.51% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% -2.17% +37.31%

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 11,235 10,952 10,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.52% 23.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,384 8,100 7,396
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £319
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 36
London median hourly rate £27.62 £26.61 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -20.58% +48.89%
10th Percentile £16.15 £18.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £48.73 £58.75 £99.50
England median hourly rate £32.99 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.41% +10.71% +1.82%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in London

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor 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 12 November 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
Central London -29 38 £550 +15.79% 16
West London -9 5 £363 -14.71% 3
East London - 1 £430 - 2
South London - 1 £570 -
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 152 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (81.58%) SQL
3 75 (49.34%) Finance
3 75 (49.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (45.39%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (44.08%) T-SQL
6 61 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (38.82%) Microsoft
8 58 (38.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 57 (37.50%) C#
10 53 (34.87%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (32.89%) .NET
12 48 (31.58%) ETL
13 46 (30.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (30.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 41 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (25.66%) Banking
16 35 (23.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (22.37%) Microsoft Excel
18 27 (17.76%) TDD
19 25 (16.45%) SDLC
20 22 (14.47%) Relational Database
21 21 (13.82%) Kimball Methodology
21 21 (13.82%) WPF
22 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
22 19 (12.50%) Oracle
22 19 (12.50%) HTML
22 19 (12.50%) Power BI

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 17 (11.18%) IIS
2 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (22.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.63%) Office 365
4 3 (1.97%) npm
4 3 (1.97%) Yarn
5 2 (1.32%) Akamai
5 2 (1.32%) Cloudflare
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.32%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) DNS
1 3 (1.97%) Firewall
1 3 (1.97%) Intranet
1 3 (1.97%) VLAN
2 2 (1.32%) DHCP
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) NAS
3 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.66%) SAN
3 1 (0.66%) Skype
3 1 (0.66%) SNMP
3 1 (0.66%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (49.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (45.39%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (38.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 46 (30.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (30.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (23.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (14.47%) Relational Database
9 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 19 (12.50%) Power BI
10 12 (7.89%) MS Access
10 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database
11 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (5.92%) OLAP
13 8 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
14 7 (4.61%) NoSQL
14 7 (4.61%) PowerPivot
15 6 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.92%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.29%) git-flow
6 5 (3.29%) NUnit
7 4 (2.63%) JIRA
8 3 (1.97%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.97%) JUnit
8 3 (1.97%) Maven
8 3 (1.97%) Selenium
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.66%) Subversion
10 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (49.34%) Finance
2 39 (25.66%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
4 6 (3.95%) Law
5 5 (3.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Legal
6 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.97%) Front Office
8 2 (1.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (75.00%) Developer
2 49 (32.24%) SQL Developer
3 27 (17.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 24 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 19 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (9.21%) WPF Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 11 (7.24%) ETL Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Report Developer
7 11 (7.24%) SQL BI Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Database Specialist
8 9 (5.92%) SSAS Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Informatica Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.95%) C# WPF Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.89%) .NET
2 21 (13.82%) WPF
3 19 (12.50%) HTML
4 18 (11.84%) .NET Framework
4 18 (11.84%) WCF
5 16 (10.53%) CSS
5 16 (10.53%) Task Parallel Library
6 15 (9.87%) Entity Framework
7 13 (8.55%) Web Services
8 11 (7.24%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.24%) HTML5
8 11 (7.24%) JSON
8 11 (7.24%) MDX
9 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET
9 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.26%) CSS3
11 7 (4.61%) XML
12 6 (3.95%) React
12 6 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.26%) Clustering
3 8 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.95%) Equities
5 5 (3.29%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.63%) Fintech
7 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.97%) Replication
7 3 (1.97%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) PKI
9 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.84%) Windows
2 16 (10.53%) Linux
3 12 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.58%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.63%) Unix
8 1 (0.66%) Android
8 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.87%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (31.58%) ETL
4 27 (17.76%) TDD
5 25 (16.45%) SDLC
6 21 (13.82%) Kimball Methodology
7 18 (11.84%) OO
8 17 (11.18%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 16 (10.53%) SOA
10 15 (9.87%) Dimensional Modelling
10 15 (9.87%) MVVM
10 15 (9.87%) Visualisation
11 14 (9.21%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.21%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.55%) Mathematics
12 13 (8.55%) MVC
12 13 (8.55%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (7.89%) ETL Development
14 11 (7.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 124 (81.58%) SQL
2 67 (44.08%) T-SQL
3 57 (37.50%) C#
4 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 18 (11.84%) Python
6 16 (10.53%) VBA
7 13 (8.55%) PHP
8 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.89%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.89%) VB
9 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
9 11 (7.24%) R
9 11 (7.24%) VB.NET
9 11 (7.24%) VBScript
10 10 (6.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (5.26%) Java
12 4 (2.63%) Scala
13 3 (1.97%) C
13 3 (1.97%) ES6
13 3 (1.97%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) MCSA
4 1 (0.66%) MCSE
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) Basel III
2 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.97%) IFRS
2 3 (1.97%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.63%) HDFS
4 3 (1.97%) Docker
4 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.32%) NFS
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (3.29%) SCCM
3 4 (2.63%) Oozie
4 3 (1.97%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.32%) vMotion
6 1 (0.66%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (8.55%) Citrix
4 11 (7.24%) Informatica
5 8 (5.26%) VMware
6 7 (4.61%) SAP
6 7 (4.61%) Tableau
7 5 (3.29%) RedGate
8 4 (2.63%) NetApp
9 3 (1.97%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.32%) Cisco
10 2 (1.32%) HP
10 2 (1.32%) New Relic
10 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.66%) Infor
11 1 (0.66%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.66%) Remedy