The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SQL Server Integration Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Integration Services over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
England / North West
Rank 66 89 59
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 66 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.54% 1.86% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.46% 8.98% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 68
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year -3.44% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £28.25 £62.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.80% +155.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £62.50 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £62.50 £24.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.62 £32.10
% change year-on-year -38.13% +88.83%  

SQL Server Integration Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 631 791 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.27% 20.69% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 500 464
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £57.75 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server Integration Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SQL Server Integration Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the North West

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the North West

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Integration Services in the North West

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the North West

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Integration Services in the North West

SQL Server Integration Services
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 40 £338 -7.53% 33
Cheshire +18 14 £350 +9.37% 14
Merseyside -2 5 £368 +5.00% 2
Lancashire +17 4 £275 -8.33% 2
SQL Server Integration Services
England

SQL Server Integration Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Integration Services.

1 132 (76.30%) SQL
2 131 (75.72%) SQL Server
3 124 (71.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (57.23%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (48.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (36.42%) ETL
7 59 (34.10%) Microsoft
8 58 (33.53%) T-SQL
9 57 (32.95%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (30.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 48 (27.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (19.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (17.92%) .NET
14 27 (15.61%) Windows
15 25 (14.45%) C#
16 23 (13.29%) Power BI
17 22 (12.72%) Migration
18 21 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
19 20 (11.56%) XML
19 20 (11.56%) MS Excel
20 17 (9.83%) PowerShell
21 16 (9.25%) MDX
21 16 (9.25%) Data Modelling
22 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
23 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
23 14 (8.09%) VB.NET
23 14 (8.09%) Finance
23 14 (8.09%) Replication
23 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2005
23 14 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server Integration Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) SPSS
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) Firewall
2 2 (1.16%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) VLAN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (75.72%) SQL Server
2 124 (71.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (48.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 57 (32.95%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (30.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (27.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (19.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (13.29%) Power BI
9 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (6.36%) QlikView
11 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (3.47%) DTS
14 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (2.31%) Ingres
15 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
15 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (8.09%) Finance
2 5 (2.89%) Local Government
3 4 (2.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.73%) Advertising
4 3 (1.73%) Legal
4 3 (1.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 114 (65.90%) Developer
2 44 (25.43%) SQL Developer
3 42 (24.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 35 (20.23%) DBA
4 35 (20.23%) SQL DBA
5 22 (12.72%) SSIS Developer
6 18 (10.40%) .NET Developer
7 17 (9.83%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 15 (8.67%) SSRS Developer
9 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Developer
10 11 (6.36%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (5.78%) Administrator
11 10 (5.78%) Consultant
11 10 (5.78%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (5.20%) Analyst
12 9 (5.20%) SQL BI Developer
13 6 (3.47%) Business Developer
13 6 (3.47%) SSAS Developer
13 6 (3.47%) T-SQL Developer
14 5 (2.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.92%) .NET
2 20 (11.56%) XML
3 16 (9.25%) MDX
4 13 (7.51%) CSS
4 13 (7.51%) HTML
5 10 (5.78%) XSD
6 9 (5.20%) Web Services
6 9 (5.20%) XSL
7 6 (3.47%) XSLT
8 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.16%) Ajax
9 2 (1.16%) LINQ
10 1 (0.58%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.58%) HTML5
10 1 (0.58%) jQuery
10 1 (0.58%) JSON
10 1 (0.58%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (0.58%) ODBC
10 1 (0.58%) REST
10 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (8.09%) Replication
2 5 (2.89%) NHS
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle Licensing
4 3 (1.73%) Clustering
4 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.58%) FMCG
5 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.58%) iPad
5 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.61%) Windows
2 13 (7.51%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.31%) Linux
5 4 (2.31%) Unix
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (57.23%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (36.42%) ETL
3 22 (12.72%) Migration
4 21 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (9.25%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.09%) High Availability
7 13 (7.51%) Database Mirroring
8 12 (6.94%) CRM
9 11 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.36%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.62%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.62%) Visualisation
11 7 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.47%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (2.89%) Data Extraction
13 5 (2.89%) Data Integration
13 5 (2.89%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (76.30%) SQL
2 58 (33.53%) T-SQL
3 25 (14.45%) C#
4 17 (9.83%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.09%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.94%) VB
7 10 (5.78%) VB6
8 7 (4.05%) VBScript
9 5 (2.89%) C++
10 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.73%) R
12 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.58%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.73%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.89%) SCOM
3 4 (2.31%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (34.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) Tableau
3 8 (4.62%) Oracle
4 5 (2.89%) VMware
5 3 (1.73%) SAP
6 2 (1.16%) Cognos
6 2 (1.16%) Talend
7 1 (0.58%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.58%) Nintex
7 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase
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