Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SQL Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2019 over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 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 2019
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 501 384 -
Rank change year-on-year -117 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2019 32 8 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.050% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £491 £450 -
Median % change year-on-year +9.17% - -
England median daily rate £463 £450 £285
% change year-on-year +2.78% +57.89% -

SQL Server 2019 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 7,254 4,027 10,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.13% 25.37% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,133 2,899 7,537
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £608
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £517 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.40% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 56
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.99 £15.55
25th Percentile £19.06 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £24.58
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +11.88% -18.07%
75th Percentile £44.78 £39.25 £43.75
90th Percentile £57.72 £49.20 £51.63
England median hourly rate £26.50 £24.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.64% -17.17% -

SQL Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2019 in London

SQL Server 2019
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2019 in London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2019 in London

SQL Server 2019
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2019 in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2019 in London

SQL Server 2019
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 2019 within the London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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 - 3 £502 - 77
East London - 1 £495 -
SQL Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2019 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 2019.

1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (59.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (50.00%) Windows
6 14 (43.75%) C#
6 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 11 (34.38%) Azure
9 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
10 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 10 (31.25%) Migration
10 10 (31.25%) Clustering
11 9 (28.13%) .NET
11 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2017
12 8 (25.00%) AWS
12 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (25.00%) Replication
12 8 (25.00%) VMware
12 8 (25.00%) Banking
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
13 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared

SQL Server 2019
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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Azure
2 8 (25.00%) AWS
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (9.38%) GCP
3 3 (9.38%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) Snowflake
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2017
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (18.75%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (12.50%) Data Lake
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (9.38%) MySQL
11 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
11 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
12 2 (6.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Serena SBM
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) CircleCI
4 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.25%) Mocha
4 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
3 8 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (3.13%) International Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DBA
2 11 (34.38%) SQL DBA
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Senior DBA
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Database Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Core
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) LDAP
5 4 (12.50%) React
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) Vue.js
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) Angular 2
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) Jest
7 2 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) ODBC
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 8 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Database Security
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) High Availability
6 3 (9.38%) Microservices
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Storage Management
7 2 (6.25%) Clean Code
7 2 (6.25%) Cost Optimisation
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) Python
6 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 6 (18.75%) Perl
6 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
7 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Control-M
2 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (9.38%) QRadar
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Terraform
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Grafana
4 1 (3.13%) Perfmon
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) Sybase
5 6 (18.75%) SAP
6 3 (9.38%) BMC
6 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Qualys
6 3 (9.38%) Serena
6 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.38%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Jaspersoft