Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 463 425 463
Rank change year-on-year -38 +38 -40
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 126 211 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.86% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 177 85
London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -1.16%
10th Percentile £360 £374 £334
90th Percentile £700 £588 £544
England median daily rate £425 £443 £388
% change year-on-year -3.95% +14.19% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +6.67%

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 9,885 11,343 9,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.61% 25.15% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,169 8,494 7,072
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 46
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% +10.91%
10th Percentile £19.70 £20.25 £18.97
90th Percentile £54.70 £47.50 £47.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +2.56%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 0 38 £500 -4.76% 4
East London -3 2 £425 -1.16%
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (84.92%) SQL
3 58 (46.03%) C#
4 57 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (44.44%) .NET
6 54 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 49 (38.89%) T-SQL
9 48 (38.10%) Finance
10 40 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (29.37%) Windows
12 32 (25.40%) Banking
13 28 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 28 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (21.43%) Oracle
14 27 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (19.84%) Migration
15 25 (19.84%) Windows Server
15 25 (19.84%) SDLC
16 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
17 23 (18.25%) Citrix
17 23 (18.25%) SQL Server 2017
18 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
18 22 (17.46%) IIS
19 21 (16.67%) PL/SQL
19 21 (16.67%) 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 22 (17.46%) IIS
2 16 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 12 (9.52%) Apache
5 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.87%) Office 365
3 17 (13.49%) Power Platform
4 15 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (6.35%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (3.17%) SaaS
8 3 (2.38%) Azure Functions
8 3 (2.38%) IaaS
8 3 (2.38%) PaaS
8 3 (2.38%) Serverless
9 1 (0.79%) GitHub
9 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.79%) npm
9 1 (0.79%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) SAN
2 3 (2.38%) DHCP
2 3 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.79%) VLAN
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) VSAN
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 40 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (18.25%) SQL Server 2017
7 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (12.70%) Power BI
10 14 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 13 (10.32%) MySQL
12 10 (7.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
15 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (3.17%) OLTP
16 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (4.76%) Selenium
6 5 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.59%) JIRA
8 1 (0.79%) git-flow
8 1 (0.79%) Hudson
8 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) JUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Maven
8 1 (0.79%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (38.10%) Finance
2 32 (25.40%) Banking
3 9 (7.14%) Law
4 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (52.38%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 28 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 22 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (15.87%) DBA
5 19 (15.08%) SQL Developer
6 18 (14.29%) SQL DBA
7 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (8.73%) WinForms Developer
9 10 (7.94%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Junior
11 8 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Angular Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Lead Developer
12 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
12 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (44.44%) .NET
2 21 (16.67%) WPF
3 20 (15.87%) AngularJS
3 20 (15.87%) WinForms
4 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 14 (11.11%) .NET Core
6 12 (9.52%) HTML
7 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (8.73%) CSS
7 11 (8.73%) RESTful
8 10 (7.94%) Angular 2
8 10 (7.94%) Entity Framework
8 10 (7.94%) HTML5
8 10 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (7.14%) CSS3
9 9 (7.14%) RxJS
10 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (5.56%) D3.js
10 7 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Private Cloud
2 11 (8.73%) Replication
3 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.37%) Windows
2 25 (19.84%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.49%) Linux
4 10 (7.94%) Unix
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.84%) Migration
3 25 (19.84%) SDLC
4 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
5 20 (15.87%) ETL
6 15 (11.90%) DevOps
6 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 12 (9.52%) MVC
8 12 (9.52%) Storage Management
8 12 (9.52%) TDD
9 9 (7.14%) High Availability
9 9 (7.14%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 107 (84.92%) SQL
2 58 (46.03%) C#
3 49 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 21 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 21 (16.67%) VB
5 21 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 21 (16.67%) VBA
6 17 (13.49%) TypeScript
7 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (3.17%) Python
10 3 (2.38%) Java
11 2 (1.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) ES6
12 1 (0.79%) Java 8
12 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) Degree
1 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.87%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (9.52%) Shibboleth
3 12 (9.52%) VMware NSX
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) SCCM
1 15 (11.90%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (9.52%) WSUS
3 4 (3.17%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.38%) SCOM
5 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 54 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.43%) Oracle
3 23 (18.25%) Citrix
4 17 (13.49%) VMware
5 9 (7.14%) Sony
6 8 (6.35%) Tableau
7 7 (5.56%) Databricks
8 3 (2.38%) Sybase
9 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.79%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.79%) F5
10 1 (0.79%) Meraki
10 1 (0.79%) Nintex
10 1 (0.79%) Sophos
10 1 (0.79%) Veeam
10 1 (0.79%) Veritas