Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 534 386 453
Rank change year-on-year -148 +67 +36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 57 14 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.079% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.34% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 8 42
10th Percentile £400 £261 £325
25th Percentile £463 £426 £352
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +21.18% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £522
90th Percentile £718 £603 £546
England median daily rate £525 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -2.94%

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 8,679 4,163 7,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.12% 23.52% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,461 3,002 5,197
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £675 £618 £613
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 36
10th Percentile £24.50 £20.50 £19.38
25th Percentile £26.00 £26.31 £25.00
Median hourly rate £36.88 £47.21 £33.75
Median % change year-on-year -21.89% +39.89% +22.73%
75th Percentile £60.75 £62.50 £48.97
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.00 £54.63
England median hourly rate £43.85 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +68.65% -1.89% -7.02%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 14 £475 -17.39% 7
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 35 (61.40%) Windows
3 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 31 (54.39%) PowerShell
5 27 (47.37%) Azure
6 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
6 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
6 26 (45.61%) Migration
7 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (42.11%) C#
9 23 (40.35%) SQL Server 2019
10 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (38.60%) VMware
11 21 (36.84%) .NET
11 21 (36.84%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (31.58%) Linux
12 18 (31.58%) Clustering
12 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
13 17 (29.82%) DevOps
13 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
14 16 (28.07%) IIS
14 16 (28.07%) Performance Optimisation
14 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
14 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
14 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
14 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 14 (24.56%) Microservices
15 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2017

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 16 (28.07%) IIS
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Azure
2 13 (22.81%) Azure Key Vault
2 13 (22.81%) Azure Logic Apps
2 13 (22.81%) Azure Storage
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (17.54%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (17.54%) Power Platform
5 7 (12.28%) IaaS
6 4 (7.02%) PaaS
6 4 (7.02%) SaaS
7 3 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.51%) AWS
9 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.75%) GCP
9 1 (1.75%) GitHub
9 1 (1.75%) Nutanix
9 1 (1.75%) Rubrik
9 1 (1.75%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.51%) NAS
4 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) VLAN
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) WLAN
5 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (40.35%) SQL Server 2019
5 21 (36.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2017
7 13 (22.81%) Tableau
8 10 (17.54%) Power BI
9 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (14.04%) Big Data
10 8 (14.04%) Data Lake
11 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
11 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
11 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
13 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) GitLab
6 1 (1.75%) Serena SBM
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.28%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Social Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Front Office
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) DBA
3 17 (29.82%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) DevOps Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Azure Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Support
9 2 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.79%) JSON
3 9 (15.79%) XML
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
5 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) Vue.js
6 4 (7.02%) WPF
7 3 (5.26%) React
8 2 (3.51%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (31.58%) Linux
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Migration
2 17 (29.82%) DevOps
3 16 (28.07%) Performance Optimisation
4 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (24.56%) Microservices
5 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (17.54%) SOA
9 9 (15.79%) OWASP
9 9 (15.79%) Scrum
10 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
10 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (14.04%) Secure Coding
10 8 (14.04%) Service Design
11 7 (12.28%) Kanban
12 6 (10.53%) Data Integration
12 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 31 (54.39%) PowerShell
3 24 (42.11%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.02%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Bash
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Control-M
3 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) QRadar
3 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
4 13 (22.81%) Databricks
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) Commvault
6 3 (5.26%) LogicMonitor
6 3 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) BMC
8 1 (1.75%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Qualys
8 1 (1.75%) Serena
8 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.75%) Splunk
8 1 (1.75%) Sybase