Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 472 435
Rank change year-on-year +43 -37 +65
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 195 115 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.72% 1.18% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 81 142
London median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £390 £330 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
England median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +43.29%

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 11,316 9,710 10,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.14% 24.36% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,478 7,047 7,513
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 45 60
London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +0.68%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.88 £17.48
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.30 £99.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £32.20
% change year-on-year +23.89% -12.27% +28.80%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -17 58 £525 +16.67% 7
West London -27 5 £363 -9.38% 7
East London -17 1 £430 +43.33% 3
South London -49 1 £570 +42.50% 3
North London - 1 £375 - 1
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 117 (60.00%) SQL
3 109 (55.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 105 (53.85%) C#
5 99 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (50.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 89 (45.64%) .NET
8 88 (45.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 81 (41.54%) Finance
10 75 (38.46%) Microsoft
11 66 (33.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 65 (33.33%) TDD
13 62 (31.79%) WPF
14 54 (27.69%) Multithreading
15 52 (26.67%) T-SQL
16 50 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (25.64%) MVVM
17 49 (25.13%) SOA
18 45 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (21.54%) OO
20 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 41 (21.03%) WCF
21 41 (21.03%) Task Parallel Library
22 40 (20.51%) Waterfall
23 38 (19.49%) ETL
24 37 (18.97%) Degree
24 37 (18.97%) Greenfield Project
25 35 (17.95%) OOA/OOD
26 34 (17.44%) Mathematics

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 8 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.54%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.03%) Endur
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 88 (45.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.59%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (3.08%) Yarn
5 5 (2.56%) npm
5 5 (2.56%) Office 365
6 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Firewall
2 4 (2.05%) VLAN
2 4 (2.05%) VPN
3 3 (1.54%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 2 (1.03%) MPLS
4 2 (1.03%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.03%) SMTP
4 2 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.03%) SSL
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.03%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) FTP
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (55.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 98 (50.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (33.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (10.26%) Power BI
10 18 (9.23%) Relational Database
11 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (5.13%) Snowflake Schema
13 9 (4.62%) Star Schema
14 8 (4.10%) Big Data
14 8 (4.10%) OLAP
15 7 (3.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 7 (3.59%) NoSQL
15 7 (3.59%) OLAP Cube
16 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (15.90%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.82%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 12 (6.15%) git-flow
5 11 (5.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.10%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.10%) NUnit
8 7 (3.59%) Selenium
8 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (3.08%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.08%) Maven
10 4 (2.05%) JUnit
11 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.54%) JIRA
11 3 (1.54%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.03%) MSTest
12 2 (1.03%) NSubstitute
12 2 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (41.54%) Finance
2 22 (11.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.64%) Legal
4 7 (3.59%) Front Office
4 7 (3.59%) Retail
5 6 (3.08%) Law
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (74.36%) Developer
2 47 (24.10%) SQL Developer
3 46 (23.59%) C# Developer
4 45 (23.08%) WPF Developer
5 36 (18.46%) .NET Developer
6 33 (16.92%) C# WPF Developer
7 18 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 18 (9.23%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (7.18%) SQL Server Developer
10 12 (6.15%) Azure Developer
10 12 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (6.15%) SQL BI Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Angular Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (4.62%) Applications Developer
13 8 (4.10%) Lead Developer
13 8 (4.10%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (45.64%) .NET
2 62 (31.79%) WPF
3 41 (21.03%) Task Parallel Library
3 41 (21.03%) WCF
4 30 (15.38%) HTML
5 25 (12.82%) CSS
5 25 (12.82%) REST
6 23 (11.79%) JSON
7 22 (11.28%) AngularJS
7 22 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (11.28%) Web Services
8 18 (9.23%) HTML5
9 15 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 14 (7.18%) ASP.NET
10 14 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (7.18%) RESTful
11 11 (5.64%) CSS3
11 11 (5.64%) jQuery
12 10 (5.13%) Sass
13 8 (4.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.97%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.08%) Fintech
3 6 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.08%) Replication
4 5 (2.56%) Wiki
5 4 (2.05%) Clustering
5 4 (2.05%) NHS
6 3 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.54%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.03%) Equities
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.23%) Windows
2 12 (6.15%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.10%) Linux
5 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Unix
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.33%) TDD
3 54 (27.69%) Multithreading
4 50 (25.64%) MVVM
5 49 (25.13%) SOA
6 44 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (21.54%) OO
8 40 (20.51%) Waterfall
9 38 (19.49%) ETL
10 35 (17.95%) OOA/OOD
11 34 (17.44%) Mathematics
12 24 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (11.79%) Test Automation
14 22 (11.28%) Kimball Methodology
14 22 (11.28%) MVC
15 17 (8.72%) Data Modelling
15 17 (8.72%) SDLC
16 16 (8.21%) DevOps
16 16 (8.21%) SOLID
17 15 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 117 (60.00%) SQL
2 105 (53.85%) C#
3 52 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 21 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.77%) TypeScript
5 20 (10.26%) VBA
6 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 10 (5.13%) Java
7 9 (4.62%) Python
8 7 (3.59%) ES6
8 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.08%) Java 8
10 4 (2.05%) Scala
11 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.03%) C
13 1 (0.51%) PHP
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (18.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.51%) CCNP
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (0.51%) PMP
3 1 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.51%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.03%) PMO
1 2 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (0.51%) MiFID
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.31%) Docker
2 10 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.56%) HDFS
4 4 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.54%) vSphere
5 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.03%) NFS
6 2 (1.03%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.03%) XenApp
6 2 (1.03%) XenServer
7 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Oozie
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.54%) SCCM
4 2 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.03%) SCOM
4 2 (1.03%) vMotion
4 2 (1.03%) vRealize
5 1 (0.51%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.51%) Kibana
5 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.82%) Tableau
3 12 (6.15%) RedGate
4 10 (5.13%) VMware
5 6 (3.08%) NetApp
6 5 (2.56%) Citrix
6 5 (2.56%) FXall
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle
6 5 (2.56%) Reuters
7 4 (2.05%) Informatica
7 4 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco
8 3 (1.54%) SAP
8 3 (1.54%) Veeam
9 2 (1.03%) EMC
9 2 (1.03%) IDERA
9 2 (1.03%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.03%) Siemens