Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 470 466 464
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 80 166 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.94% 1.47% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 121 124
London median daily rate £469 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £328 £356 £318
90th Percentile £754 £613 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 8,533 11,290 11,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.85% 24.39% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,155 8,420 8,240
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £352
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 59
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £26.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.74% +3.80% -20.58%
10th Percentile £15.57 £16.15 £18.20
90th Percentile £62.10 £48.73 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -2.99% +4.69% +14.29%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 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
Central London +26 32 £500 -9.09% 8
West London +22 3 £338 -6.90% 2
South London +39 1 - -
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (66.25%) SQL
3 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
4 36 (45.00%) C#
5 30 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (36.25%) Azure
7 27 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (33.75%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (31.25%) SQL Server 2017
10 23 (28.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (27.50%) Power Platform
12 21 (26.25%) Power BI
12 21 (26.25%) Finance
13 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 20 (25.00%) .NET
14 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
14 19 (23.75%) Data Integration
15 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
15 18 (22.50%) DevOps
16 17 (21.25%) Windows
17 16 (20.00%) Banking
17 16 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
18 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (18.75%) Oracle
18 15 (18.75%) Databricks
18 15 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
19 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 14 (17.50%) Migration

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 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (8.75%) IIS
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.25%) Azure
2 22 (27.50%) Power Platform
3 13 (16.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (7.50%) Office 365
5 3 (3.75%) AWS
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.75%) Serverless
6 2 (2.50%) npm
6 2 (2.50%) Yarn
7 1 (1.25%) GCP
7 1 (1.25%) GitHub
7 1 (1.25%) IaaS
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (1.25%) PaaS
7 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DHCP
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
1 2 (2.50%) LAN
1 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.50%) VoIP
1 2 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 25 (31.25%) SQL Server 2017
6 23 (28.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (26.25%) Power BI
8 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
13 7 (8.75%) Data Lake
13 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
14 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (5.00%) Big Data
16 3 (3.75%) MySQL
16 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
16 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.50%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Public Sector
4 8 (10.00%) Retail
5 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) DBA
3 14 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.50%) SQL DBA
4 12 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Report Developer
9 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (3.75%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) XML
3 9 (11.25%) Web Services
3 9 (11.25%) WPF
4 8 (10.00%) WinForms
5 7 (8.75%) JSON
6 6 (7.50%) MDX
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.00%) HTML
8 4 (5.00%) HTML5
8 4 (5.00%) Spring
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.75%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.75%) Middleware
9 3 (3.75%) Node.js
9 3 (3.75%) RESTful
10 2 (2.50%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Equities
2 4 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.75%) Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.50%) CentOS
5 2 (2.50%) Unix
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (23.75%) Data Integration
2 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
3 18 (22.50%) DevOps
4 16 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (17.50%) Migration
7 10 (12.50%) ETL
7 10 (12.50%) Microservices
7 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (10.00%) Scrum
8 8 (10.00%) SDLC
9 7 (8.75%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.75%) Data Management
9 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.50%) Kanban
10 6 (7.50%) Line Management
10 6 (7.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) C#
3 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.25%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.00%) VB
6 8 (10.00%) VBA
7 7 (8.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (5.00%) Java
8 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.50%) ES6
10 2 (2.50%) Java 8
10 2 (2.50%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.50%) Python
10 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Databricks
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 13 (16.25%) Tableau
4 7 (8.75%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) Nintex
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) Marketo
6 1 (1.25%) RedGate
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com