Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 3 August 2020 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 Integration Services (SSIS)
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 143 162
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 566 1,753 1,810
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.91% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.30% 8.62% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 1,285 1,402
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £610 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.94 £30.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.27% -9.73% +17.90%
10th Percentile £26.50 £17.00 £21.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £70.25 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.94 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.27% +7.46% +4.00%

SQL Server Integration Services 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,752 20,336 23,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.52% 22.12% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,016 13,892 16,447
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 263 242
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +2.40%
10th Percentile £15.08 £14.02 £13.71
90th Percentile £54.60 £60.00 £54.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -2.16%

SQL Server Integration Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server Integration Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
England -20 523 £475 +9.48% 117
UK excluding London -19 281 £425 +6.25% 100
London -6 269 £500 +5.26% 35
South East +45 104 £500 +21.21% 6
North of England -26 63 £343 -11.61% 35
Midlands -6 40 £400 +4.92% 17
North West -3 34 £325 -13.33% 21
Work from Home -8 32 £450 +20.00% 21
West Midlands +18 31 £410 -8.89% 7
South West 0 28 £420 +1.82% 12
Yorkshire +7 26 £343 -14.38% 12
Scotland +33 23 £400 -3.03% 16
East of England +26 16 £438 -2.78% 12
East Midlands 0 9 £360 -4.00% 10
Wales +9 8 £375 +7.14% 1
North East +25 3 £376 -6.10% 2

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 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 with a requirement for SQL Server Integration Services.

1 438 (77.39%) SQL
2 362 (63.96%) SQL Server
3 295 (52.12%) Business Intelligence
4 252 (44.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 238 (42.05%) Azure
6 218 (38.52%) Data Warehouse
7 201 (35.51%) ETL
8 197 (34.81%) Microsoft
9 190 (33.57%) Power Platform
10 184 (32.51%) Power BI
10 184 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
11 171 (30.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 165 (29.15%) T-SQL
13 141 (24.91%) Finance
14 128 (22.61%) DevOps
15 118 (20.85%) .NET
16 115 (20.32%) Data Modelling
17 113 (19.96%) C#
18 92 (16.25%) Analytics
19 73 (12.90%) Data Lake
19 73 (12.90%) Scrum
20 71 (12.54%) JavaScript
20 71 (12.54%) Windows
21 61 (10.78%) PowerShell
22 59 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
22 59 (10.42%) Azure Data Factory
23 58 (10.25%) Visual Studio
24 57 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
24 57 (10.07%) Migration
24 57 (10.07%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server Integration Services
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.83%) IIS
3 10 (1.77%) SAS
4 8 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.71%) Confluence
7 3 (0.53%) Apache
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.24%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.35%) Stata
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.06%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.53%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) FastStats
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 238 (42.05%) Azure
2 190 (33.57%) Power Platform
3 59 (10.42%) Azure Data Factory
4 36 (6.36%) PaaS
5 33 (5.83%) IaaS
6 27 (4.77%) AWS
6 27 (4.77%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (2.83%) Logic Apps
8 12 (2.12%) Serverless
9 10 (1.77%) Slack
10 9 (1.59%) Azure Functions
10 9 (1.59%) GCP
11 8 (1.41%) PowerApps
12 7 (1.24%) Azure Stack
13 6 (1.06%) GitHub
13 6 (1.06%) Office 365
14 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.88%) SaaS
15 2 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.35%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) Internet
2 4 (0.71%) SSL
3 3 (0.53%) SSH
4 2 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (63.96%) SQL Server
2 252 (44.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 218 (38.52%) Data Warehouse
4 184 (32.51%) Power BI
5 171 (30.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 73 (12.90%) Data Lake
7 42 (7.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 39 (6.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 39 (6.89%) Relational Database
9 36 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 35 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (5.30%) Big Data
11 30 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (5.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 24 (4.24%) HDInsight
14 21 (3.71%) Oracle Database
14 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (3.53%) Hadoop
16 18 (3.18%) MySQL
17 15 (2.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (10.25%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 25 (4.42%) JIRA
5 24 (4.24%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (1.77%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.06%) ProC
9 6 (1.06%) Selenium
9 6 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.88%) Subversion
11 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.71%) Maven
11 4 (0.71%) Redmine
12 3 (0.53%) tSQLt
General
1 141 (24.91%) Finance
2 36 (6.36%) Banking
3 26 (4.59%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.12%) Law
5 11 (1.94%) Back Office
5 11 (1.94%) Marketing
5 11 (1.94%) Retail
6 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.59%) Publishing
8 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.24%) Front Office
9 4 (0.71%) Legal
9 4 (0.71%) Local Government
10 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 303 (53.53%) Developer
2 115 (20.32%) SQL Developer
3 95 (16.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 70 (12.37%) Analyst
5 47 (8.30%) Architect
6 46 (8.13%) SSIS Developer
7 42 (7.42%) .NET Developer
8 37 (6.54%) DBA
8 37 (6.54%) SQL BI Developer
9 32 (5.65%) SQL Server Developer
10 31 (5.48%) Power BI Developer
11 26 (4.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 25 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
12 25 (4.42%) C# Developer
13 24 (4.24%) Azure Developer
13 24 (4.24%) Data Engineer
13 24 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (3.89%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.89%) SQL DBA
15 21 (3.71%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (20.85%) .NET
2 54 (9.54%) ASP.NET
3 37 (6.54%) CSS
4 33 (5.83%) XML
5 32 (5.65%) HTML
6 29 (5.12%) jQuery
6 29 (5.12%) Web Services
7 27 (4.77%) JSON
8 24 (4.24%) .NET Framework
9 21 (3.71%) MDX
10 18 (3.18%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (3.18%) RESTful
11 16 (2.83%) SOAP
12 14 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (2.12%) LINQ
13 12 (2.12%) WCF
14 11 (1.94%) .NET Core
14 11 (1.94%) Entity Framework
15 10 (1.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (2.47%) NHS
4 13 (2.30%) Credit Risk
4 13 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.12%) Replication
6 11 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.06%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.88%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.71%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.53%) Clustering
12 3 (0.53%) e-Health
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.53%) FMCG
12 3 (0.53%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.53%) PACS
12 3 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.54%) Windows
2 26 (4.59%) Linux
3 19 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.00%) VMS
5 11 (1.94%) Unix
6 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) HPUX
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (52.12%) Business Intelligence
2 201 (35.51%) ETL
3 184 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (22.61%) DevOps
5 115 (20.32%) Data Modelling
6 92 (16.25%) Analytics
7 73 (12.90%) Scrum
8 57 (10.07%) Kimball Methodology
8 57 (10.07%) Migration
9 56 (9.89%) SDLC
10 49 (8.66%) Data Management
11 48 (8.48%) Test Automation
12 38 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (6.54%) Machine Learning
14 36 (6.36%) Unit Testing
15 35 (6.18%) CRM
15 35 (6.18%) Data Migration
15 35 (6.18%) ITIL
16 34 (6.01%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 438 (77.39%) SQL
2 165 (29.15%) T-SQL
3 113 (19.96%) C#
4 71 (12.54%) JavaScript
5 61 (10.78%) PowerShell
6 51 (9.01%) Python
7 34 (6.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 22 (3.89%) R
9 20 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.00%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.00%) VB
11 16 (2.83%) Java
12 12 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.94%) VBA
14 8 (1.41%) Perl
15 7 (1.24%) Korn
15 7 (1.24%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.71%) VBScript
18 3 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.30%) Degree
4 6 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.18%) ACCA
7 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.30%) Solvency II
3 10 (1.77%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) GDPR
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
5 3 (0.53%) HL7
6 2 (0.35%) MiFID
6 2 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.18%) NCSC
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) SCDPM
2 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
4 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.18%) Terraform
4 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 197 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.83%) Oracle
3 36 (6.36%) Tableau
4 33 (5.83%) Informatica
5 25 (4.42%) SAP
6 18 (3.18%) Databricks
7 11 (1.94%) Google
7 11 (1.94%) Sybase
8 10 (1.77%) Hortonworks
9 9 (1.59%) Adobe
9 9 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.59%) VMware
10 8 (1.41%) Teradata
11 6 (1.06%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.88%) EMC
13 4 (0.71%) Cognos
13 4 (0.71%) IFS
13 4 (0.71%) Talend
13 4 (0.71%) Telerik
14 3 (0.53%) Atlassian