Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 497 447
Rank change year-on-year +36 -50 +32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 170 123 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 1.17% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 81 123
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £319
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% -2.17% +35.29%

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 11,449 10,546 10,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.95% 23.91% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,552 7,702 7,353
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £348 £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 56 60 39
London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -22.40% +40.00%
10th Percentile £19.25 £18.63 £16.80
90th Percentile £47.63 £58.75 £117.50
England median hourly rate £27.87 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.12% - +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -27 39 £525 +12.00% 9
West London -10 6 £363 -9.38% 2
South London - 2 £570 -
North London - 1 £375 -
East London - 1 £430 - 1
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 120 (70.59%) SQL
3 81 (47.65%) C#
4 76 (44.71%) Finance
5 75 (44.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 74 (43.53%) Microsoft
7 73 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 67 (39.41%) .NET
10 66 (38.82%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (37.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (37.06%) T-SQL
13 53 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 52 (30.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 51 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (27.65%) ETL
17 40 (23.53%) TDD
18 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2008
19 34 (20.00%) Banking
20 32 (18.82%) WPF
21 28 (16.47%) Multithreading
22 27 (15.88%) MVVM
23 24 (14.12%) SDLC
23 24 (14.12%) SOA
23 24 (14.12%) CSS
23 24 (14.12%) Microsoft Excel
24 23 (13.53%) WCF
24 23 (13.53%) Task Parallel Library
25 22 (12.94%) OO

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 13 (7.65%) IIS
2 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (14.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.18%) Endur
3 1 (0.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 53 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) Office 365
3 3 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.18%) npm
4 2 (1.18%) Yarn
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) Firewall
1 3 (1.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.18%) DNS
2 2 (1.18%) Intranet
2 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.18%) VLAN
3 1 (0.59%) DHCP
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.59%) SAN
3 1 (0.59%) SSH
3 1 (0.59%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (44.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 68 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 66 (38.82%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (37.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (30.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (9.41%) Power BI
10 16 (9.41%) Relational Database
11 11 (6.47%) OLAP
12 10 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
12 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database
13 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
13 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (4.12%) Snowflake Schema
15 5 (2.94%) Data Lake
15 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 21 (12.35%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.65%) git-flow
4 10 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.94%) NUnit
8 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.76%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.76%) Selenium
9 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.18%) JIRA
10 2 (1.18%) JUnit
10 2 (1.18%) Maven
10 2 (1.18%) MSTest
10 2 (1.18%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (44.71%) Finance
2 34 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (4.71%) Retail
4 7 (4.12%) Law
5 5 (2.94%) Legal
6 4 (2.35%) Marketing
7 3 (1.76%) Front Office
7 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (76.47%) Developer
2 45 (26.47%) SQL Developer
3 33 (19.41%) .NET Developer
4 31 (18.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 31 (18.24%) C# Developer
5 22 (12.94%) WPF Developer
6 18 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (9.41%) C# WPF Developer
8 15 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.24%) SQL BI Developer
10 12 (7.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (6.47%) Analyst
12 10 (5.88%) Angular Developer
12 10 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 10 (5.88%) Report Developer
12 10 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
13 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
15 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.41%) .NET
2 32 (18.82%) WPF
3 24 (14.12%) CSS
4 23 (13.53%) Task Parallel Library
4 23 (13.53%) WCF
5 22 (12.94%) HTML
6 17 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (9.41%) .NET Framework
8 15 (8.82%) ASP.NET
8 15 (8.82%) HTML5
9 14 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (8.24%) JSON
10 13 (7.65%) CSS3
10 13 (7.65%) Web Services
11 12 (7.06%) jQuery
11 12 (7.06%) REST
12 11 (6.47%) MDX
12 11 (6.47%) Sass
13 9 (5.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.71%) Clustering
5 6 (3.53%) NHS
6 5 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.94%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.35%) Equities
7 4 (2.35%) Fintech
7 4 (2.35%) Replication
8 3 (1.76%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) PKI
10 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.76%) Windows
2 14 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.94%) Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Unix
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) VMS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (27.65%) ETL
4 40 (23.53%) TDD
5 28 (16.47%) Multithreading
6 27 (15.88%) MVVM
7 24 (14.12%) SDLC
7 24 (14.12%) SOA
8 22 (12.94%) OO
9 21 (12.35%) Kimball Methodology
9 21 (12.35%) Waterfall
10 18 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
11 17 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
11 17 (10.00%) MVC
12 16 (9.41%) Mathematics
13 15 (8.82%) Test Automation
14 14 (8.24%) ETL Development
14 14 (8.24%) SOLID
15 13 (7.65%) Data Modelling
15 13 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 120 (70.59%) SQL
2 81 (47.65%) C#
3 63 (37.06%) T-SQL
4 20 (11.76%) VBA
5 19 (11.18%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 9 (5.29%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.71%) Python
9 8 (4.71%) VB
10 7 (4.12%) Java
11 4 (2.35%) Scala
12 3 (1.76%) C
13 2 (1.18%) ES6
13 2 (1.18%) Java 8
14 1 (0.59%) R
14 1 (0.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) PMO
4 1 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) MiFID
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.88%) Docker
3 4 (2.35%) HDFS
3 4 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.35%) XenApp
3 4 (2.35%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.18%) NFS
5 2 (1.18%) XenServer
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (2.94%) SCCM
3 4 (2.35%) Oozie
4 3 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.76%) SCOM
5 2 (1.18%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.18%) vMotion
6 1 (0.59%) Kibana
6 1 (0.59%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.82%) Tableau
3 12 (7.06%) Citrix
4 11 (6.47%) VMware
5 10 (5.88%) Oracle
6 7 (4.12%) RedGate
7 5 (2.94%) Informatica
7 5 (2.94%) SAP
8 4 (2.35%) NetApp
9 3 (1.76%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.76%) Veeam
10 2 (1.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.18%) Cisco
10 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) Siemens
11 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.59%) Remedy
11 1 (0.59%) Reuters
11 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com