Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 490 454 437
Rank change year-on-year -36 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 147 178 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 1.62% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 143 126
London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -4.19%
10th Percentile £358 £326 £313
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 10,654 11,008 10,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.12% 23.69% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,883 8,292 7,121
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £484 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +2.98% +9.43% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 46
London median hourly rate £28.50 £27.14 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.02% -18.38% -2.21%
10th Percentile £19.15 £17.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.79% +13.85% -8.33%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -32 31 £550 +4.76% 2
West London +9 3 £363 +74.70% 6
East London - 3 £400 - 4
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 147 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (85.71%) SQL
3 81 (55.10%) T-SQL
4 76 (51.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (46.94%) Finance
6 67 (45.58%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (38.78%) C#
8 55 (37.41%) .NET
8 55 (37.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 54 (36.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 51 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 48 (32.65%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (27.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (26.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (25.85%) ETL
15 38 (25.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 36 (24.49%) Banking
17 31 (21.09%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (18.37%) Oracle
19 26 (17.69%) Relational Database
20 25 (17.01%) SDLC
21 24 (16.33%) Linux
21 24 (16.33%) Python
22 23 (15.65%) IIS
22 23 (15.65%) PHP
22 23 (15.65%) Power BI
23 22 (14.97%) Visualisation
24 21 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
24 21 (14.29%) VB

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 23 (15.65%) IIS
2 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.04%) Confluence
3 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.04%) WordPress
4 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (36.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) Akamai
3 3 (2.04%) Cloudflare
3 3 (2.04%) Office 365
3 3 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.36%) npm
4 2 (1.36%) Yarn
5 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Intranet
2 2 (1.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) NAS
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) SNMP
3 1 (0.68%) VLAN
3 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (51.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (45.58%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (37.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 40 (27.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (26.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (25.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (17.69%) Relational Database
9 23 (15.65%) Power BI
10 20 (13.61%) MS Access
11 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database
14 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (6.80%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (6.80%) PowerPivot
14 10 (6.80%) RDBMS
15 7 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (4.08%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.12%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.40%) git-flow
6 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.72%) JIRA
7 4 (2.72%) NUnit
8 3 (2.04%) Selenium
8 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.36%) JUnit
9 2 (1.36%) Maven
10 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 69 (46.94%) Finance
2 36 (24.49%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Retail
4 8 (5.44%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Law
6 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.36%) Front Office
7 2 (1.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (74.83%) Developer
2 53 (36.05%) SQL Developer
3 30 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 26 (17.69%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (8.84%) Database Specialist
7 13 (8.84%) ETL Developer
7 13 (8.84%) Report Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 10 (6.80%) Informatica Developer
9 10 (6.80%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (6.12%) WPF Developer
11 7 (4.76%) DBA
11 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
11 7 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (4.76%) SQL DBA
12 6 (4.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.41%) .NET
2 20 (13.61%) HTML
3 19 (12.93%) WPF
4 18 (12.24%) .NET Framework
4 18 (12.24%) CSS
5 15 (10.20%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 14 (9.52%) MDX
6 14 (9.52%) WCF
6 14 (9.52%) Web Services
7 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET
7 13 (8.84%) XML
8 12 (8.16%) HTML5
9 11 (7.48%) Task Parallel Library
10 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (6.80%) CSS3
10 10 (6.80%) JSON
11 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (5.44%) WinForms
12 7 (4.76%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.44%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.40%) Clustering
4 5 (3.40%) Equities
4 5 (3.40%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.72%) User Experience
6 3 (2.04%) Fintech
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.33%) Linux
2 18 (12.24%) Ubuntu
3 17 (11.56%) Windows
4 13 (8.84%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.36%) Unix
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.65%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (25.85%) ETL
4 25 (17.01%) SDLC
5 22 (14.97%) Visualisation
6 21 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
7 20 (13.61%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 17 (11.56%) Open Source
9 17 (11.56%) TDD
10 15 (10.20%) MVC
10 15 (10.20%) OO
11 13 (8.84%) Dimensional Modelling
11 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.48%) DevOps
12 11 (7.48%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.48%) SOA
13 10 (6.80%) Capital Modelling
13 10 (6.80%) Migration
13 10 (6.80%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 126 (85.71%) SQL
2 81 (55.10%) T-SQL
3 57 (38.78%) C#
4 24 (16.33%) Python
5 23 (15.65%) PHP
6 21 (14.29%) VB
6 21 (14.29%) VBA
7 20 (13.61%) VBScript
8 19 (12.93%) VB.NET
9 18 (12.24%) PowerShell
10 17 (11.56%) PL/SQL
11 16 (10.88%) JavaScript
12 13 (8.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 13 (8.84%) R
13 11 (7.48%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.04%) Java
14 3 (2.04%) XPath
15 2 (1.36%) ES6
15 2 (1.36%) Java 8
15 2 (1.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) Basel III
3 4 (2.72%) IFRS
3 4 (2.72%) IFRS 9
4 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.04%) SCCM
2 3 (2.04%) SCOM
3 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.36%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.37%) Oracle
3 19 (12.93%) Citrix
4 10 (6.80%) Informatica
5 8 (5.44%) SAP
6 6 (4.08%) VMware
7 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.72%) RedGate
8 3 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.04%) New Relic
8 3 (2.04%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.68%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) iManage
9 1 (0.68%) Intapp
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) Sonus
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau
9 1 (0.68%) Xamarin