Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 123 149
Rank change year-on-year -86 +26 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 391 1,736 1,940
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 2.05% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 9.41% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 1,265 1,503
Median daily rate £448 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £299 £313 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 9
Median hourly rate £23.43 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.43% +81.82% -20.00%
10th Percentile £15.30 £18.34 £16.64
90th Percentile £46.25 £73.75 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £48.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -51.94% +121.59% -23.48%

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 7,198 18,443 23,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.61% 21.83% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,591 12,579 16,491
Median daily rate £481 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £322 £313
90th Percentile £668 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 266 230
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.04% -0.83%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.69 £12.43
90th Percentile £51.75 £60.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -7.69% -1.52%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -86 354 £450 - 150
London -44 192 £475 - 33
UK excluding London -59 172 £400 - 132
North of England -12 71 £365 -8.75% 57
Work from Home -53 58 £406 +11.53% 30
North West -3 35 £363 -9.38% 42
Yorkshire +18 30 £344 -14.06% 11
South East -43 27 £416 -2.06% 14
South West +23 22 £438 +4.48% 18
Midlands -14 20 £360 -2.83% 17
East of England +60 14 £383 -16.16% 11
West Midlands +2 13 £413 +13.01% 11
Scotland +76 12 £308 -20.52% 13
East Midlands +2 7 £360 -4.00% 6
North East +33 6 £376 -11.62% 4
Wales +14 6 £375 +7.14% 2

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 310 (79.28%) SQL
2 241 (61.64%) SQL Server
3 184 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 182 (46.55%) Business Intelligence
5 142 (36.32%) Power Platform
6 140 (35.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 134 (34.27%) Power BI
8 133 (34.02%) Data Warehouse
9 132 (33.76%) Microsoft
10 131 (33.50%) Azure
11 123 (31.46%) T-SQL
12 109 (27.88%) ETL
13 96 (24.55%) .NET
14 83 (21.23%) Finance
15 82 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
16 75 (19.18%) C#
17 66 (16.88%) Data Modelling
18 55 (14.07%) DevOps
19 52 (13.30%) Oracle
20 47 (12.02%) Python
21 45 (11.51%) Banking
22 44 (11.25%) Azure Data Factory
23 42 (10.74%) Analytics
24 41 (10.49%) Scrum
25 40 (10.23%) JavaScript
26 37 (9.46%) Data Management
26 37 (9.46%) Azure SQL Database
27 35 (8.95%) Windows
27 35 (8.95%) Security Cleared
27 35 (8.95%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (4.86%) SAS
2 12 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.77%) Apache
5 2 (0.51%) Apache Synapse
5 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.51%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Avolution ABACUS
2 3 (0.77%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.51%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.51%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.26%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 142 (36.32%) Power Platform
2 131 (33.50%) Azure
3 44 (11.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 21 (5.37%) AWS
5 20 (5.12%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (2.81%) PowerApps
7 10 (2.56%) Logic Apps
8 5 (1.28%) GCP
8 5 (1.28%) IaaS
8 5 (1.28%) SaaS
9 4 (1.02%) Azure Stack
9 4 (1.02%) Serverless
10 3 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.77%) GitHub
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.51%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.51%) PaaS
11 2 (0.51%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.02%) SSL
2 3 (0.77%) SSH
3 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 184 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 140 (35.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 134 (34.27%) Power BI
5 133 (34.02%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (9.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 32 (8.18%) Relational Database
8 28 (7.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 28 (7.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (6.14%) Data Lake
9 24 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (5.88%) Oracle Database
11 21 (5.37%) Tableau
12 20 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 16 (4.09%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (3.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 14 (3.58%) QlikView
17 13 (3.32%) Hadoop
17 13 (3.32%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 29 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (5.12%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (2.81%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.79%) ProC
7 7 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.53%) JIRA
8 6 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.02%) Maven
11 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.77%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.51%) MbUnit
12 2 (0.51%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.51%) MSTest
12 2 (0.51%) Selenium
12 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 83 (21.23%) Finance
2 45 (11.51%) Banking
3 22 (5.63%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.58%) Back Office
5 14 (3.58%) Law
5 14 (3.58%) Marketing
6 7 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.79%) Retail
7 6 (1.53%) Front Office
7 6 (1.53%) Publishing
8 3 (0.77%) Advertising
8 3 (0.77%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) International Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 220 (56.27%) Developer
2 74 (18.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 71 (18.16%) SQL Developer
4 36 (9.21%) Analyst
5 32 (8.18%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.67%) SSIS Developer
7 27 (6.91%) Architect
7 27 (6.91%) DBA
8 26 (6.65%) Power BI Developer
9 24 (6.14%) Consultant
10 23 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 22 (5.63%) Data Engineer
12 21 (5.37%) SQL BI Developer
12 21 (5.37%) SQL DBA
13 18 (4.60%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.60%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 17 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
15 15 (3.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 14 (3.58%) Azure Developer
16 14 (3.58%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (24.55%) .NET
2 24 (6.14%) ASP.NET
2 24 (6.14%) CSS
3 22 (5.63%) HTML
3 22 (5.63%) XML
4 21 (5.37%) JSON
5 19 (4.86%) Web Services
6 16 (4.09%) jQuery
6 16 (4.09%) RESTful
7 12 (3.07%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.30%) SOAP
10 8 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.05%) MDX
11 7 (1.79%) REST
12 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (1.28%) Entity Framework
13 5 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.60%) NHS
3 11 (2.81%) Data Structures
3 11 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.79%) Credit Risk
4 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.51%) Clustering
7 2 (0.51%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.51%) Replication
7 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.26%) DataPower
8 1 (0.26%) FMCG
8 1 (0.26%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.26%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.95%) Windows
2 20 (5.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.84%) Linux
4 11 (2.81%) Unix
4 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 2 (0.51%) HPUX
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (46.55%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (27.88%) ETL
3 82 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (16.88%) Data Modelling
5 55 (14.07%) DevOps
6 42 (10.74%) Analytics
7 41 (10.49%) Scrum
8 37 (9.46%) Data Management
9 33 (8.44%) Migration
9 33 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
10 30 (7.67%) Data Architecture
11 29 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (7.16%) Visualisation
13 25 (6.39%) Requirements Gathering
13 25 (6.39%) SDLC
13 25 (6.39%) Unit Testing
14 24 (6.14%) ERP
15 22 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
15 22 (5.63%) Master Data Management
16 21 (5.37%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 310 (79.28%) SQL
2 123 (31.46%) T-SQL
3 75 (19.18%) C#
4 47 (12.02%) Python
5 40 (10.23%) JavaScript
6 30 (7.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 26 (6.65%) PL/SQL
8 24 (6.14%) R
9 23 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.58%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.81%) Java
12 8 (2.05%) VB
13 7 (1.79%) Korn
13 7 (1.79%) Perl
14 6 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.28%) VBScript
16 4 (1.02%) C++
16 4 (1.02%) VBA
16 4 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.58%) Degree
4 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.51%) MCSE
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ACCA
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.42%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.05%) QA
3 3 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.51%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.26%) COREP
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.26%) FINREP
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) NCSC
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.51%) Docker
3 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.77%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Grafana
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Kibana
3 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (33.76%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.30%) Oracle
3 22 (5.63%) SAP
4 17 (4.35%) Databricks
5 11 (2.81%) Informatica
6 10 (2.56%) Sybase
7 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.79%) Talend
8 7 (1.79%) Teradata
9 6 (1.53%) Cognos
9 6 (1.53%) Google
9 6 (1.53%) VMware
10 5 (1.28%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.02%) EMC
11 4 (1.02%) IFS
12 3 (0.77%) Adobe
12 3 (0.77%) SnapLogic
13 2 (0.51%) Advent
13 2 (0.51%) IBM
13 2 (0.51%) Sparx