Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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.

Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 127 79
Rank change year-on-year -25 -48 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 1719 2129 2935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 2.02% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.73% 8.97% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1550 2186
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £310 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £340
% change year-on-year +5.63% +4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 14
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +29.17% -3.23%
10th Percentile £19.85 £16.63 £20.32
90th Percentile £58.45 £62.76 £45.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.81% +29.17% -3.23%

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 22241 23747 26569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.20% 22.53% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15814 17434
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 389 386
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.12% +12.25%
10th Percentile £13.70 £10.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £54.38 £50.20 £52.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +14.04% -3.39% +31.11%

SQL Server Integration Services
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Integration Services in the UK

SQL Server Integration Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor 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 23 October 2017. 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 -28 1613 £425 +9.68% 197
UK excluding London -35 949 £375 +5.63% 127
London -16 755 £450 +5.88% 72
North of England +3 269 £364 +3.93% 44
South East -23 257 £375 -5.06% 33
North West +9 149 £375 +7.14% 19
Midlands -35 117 £388 +10.71% 23
East of England -17 111 £363 -3.33% 9
Yorkshire -22 111 £350 -3.45% 23
South West -26 107 £400 +23.08% 16
West Midlands -27 68 £388 +14.81% 14
East Midlands -29 49 £392 +12.00% 9
Scotland -3 47 £400 +14.29% 1
Wales -7 32 £350 +62.79% 1
Northern Ireland -33 21 £420 -
North East +30 9 £300 -20.00% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for SQL Server Integration Services.

1 1293 (75.22%) SQL
2 1262 (73.41%) SQL Server
3 970 (56.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 814 (47.35%) Business Intelligence
5 707 (41.13%) Microsoft
6 680 (39.56%) ETL
7 659 (38.34%) Data Warehouse
7 659 (38.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 603 (35.08%) T-SQL
9 454 (26.41%) Finance
10 368 (21.41%) .NET
11 360 (20.94%) C#
12 341 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
13 303 (17.63%) Data Modelling
14 275 (16.00%) Migration
15 245 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
16 239 (13.90%) Power BI
17 228 (13.26%) SQL Server 2012
18 180 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
19 174 (10.12%) Kimball Methodology
20 173 (10.06%) Data Migration
21 170 (9.89%) Oracle
21 170 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
22 167 (9.71%) SQL Server 2016
23 162 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
24 161 (9.37%) Banking
25 160 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
26 159 (9.25%) Analytics
27 144 (8.38%) MDX
28 142 (8.26%) ASP.NET

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 89 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 29 (1.69%) IIS
5 25 (1.45%) SAS
6 20 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 17 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (0.87%) JCAPS
8 15 (0.87%) Umbraco
9 14 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.70%) CMS
11 6 (0.35%) Confluence
11 6 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.29%) Kentico
13 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 142 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.41%) SPSS
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (1.34%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.64%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.58%) Actimize
6 8 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.23%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
10 3 (0.17%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.17%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
11 2 (0.12%) Endur
11 2 (0.12%) Salerio
11 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 180 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
4 23 (1.34%) IaaS
5 22 (1.28%) PaaS
6 17 (0.99%) Office 365
7 15 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.41%) Boomi
11 6 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
11 6 (0.35%) GitHub
12 5 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.29%) SaaS
12 5 (0.29%) Yammer
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.64%) Intranet
2 9 (0.52%) DNS
2 9 (0.52%) FTP
3 7 (0.41%) SMS
3 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.29%) HTTP
4 5 (0.29%) Internet
4 5 (0.29%) SAN
5 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.23%) X.509
6 3 (0.17%) LDAP
6 3 (0.17%) SMTP
7 2 (0.12%) Broadband
7 2 (0.12%) NAS
7 2 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.058%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.058%) Firewall
8 1 (0.058%) LAN
8 1 (0.058%) RIP
8 1 (0.058%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1262 (73.41%) SQL Server
2 970 (56.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 659 (38.34%) Data Warehouse
3 659 (38.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 245 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 239 (13.90%) Power BI
6 228 (13.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 170 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 167 (9.71%) SQL Server 2016
9 116 (6.75%) OLAP
10 98 (5.70%) QlikView
11 78 (4.54%) Relational Database
12 71 (4.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 70 (4.07%) BusinessObjects
14 68 (3.96%) Big Data
15 56 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
16 44 (2.56%) Hadoop
17 42 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
17 42 (2.44%) PowerPivot
18 41 (2.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 162 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 118 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 31 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 28 (1.63%) JIRA
6 25 (1.45%) Subversion
7 21 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (1.22%) Selenium
7 21 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 21 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.81%) NUnit
9 11 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (0.52%) Moq
10 9 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.47%) ERwin
11 8 (0.47%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.47%) MSTest
11 8 (0.47%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 454 (26.41%) Finance
2 161 (9.37%) Banking
3 52 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 49 (2.85%) Retail
5 43 (2.50%) Legal
6 36 (2.09%) Front Office
7 33 (1.92%) Marketing
8 28 (1.63%) Advertising
9 25 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.40%) Back Office
11 17 (0.99%) Publishing
12 16 (0.93%) Law
13 14 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.81%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.29%) Electronics
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
17 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1110 (64.57%) Developer
2 478 (27.81%) SQL Developer
3 342 (19.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 300 (17.45%) SSIS Developer
5 226 (13.15%) Analyst
6 127 (7.39%) .NET Developer
7 122 (7.10%) SSRS Developer
8 120 (6.98%) DBA
8 120 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
9 108 (6.28%) ETL Developer
10 103 (5.99%) C# Developer
11 102 (5.93%) SQL BI Developer
11 102 (5.93%) SQL DBA
12 97 (5.64%) SSAS Developer
13 89 (5.18%) Senior Developer
14 85 (4.94%) Business Developer
14 85 (4.94%) Data Analyst
14 85 (4.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 79 (4.60%) Architect
16 72 (4.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (21.41%) .NET
2 144 (8.38%) MDX
3 142 (8.26%) ASP.NET
4 118 (6.86%) Web Services
5 115 (6.69%) XML
6 97 (5.64%) .NET Framework
7 89 (5.18%) WCF
8 80 (4.65%) Entity Framework
9 73 (4.25%) HTML
10 72 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 68 (3.96%) AngularJS
12 57 (3.32%) CSS
13 55 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (3.20%) jQuery
14 44 (2.56%) REST
15 41 (2.39%) SOAP
15 41 (2.39%) WPF
16 31 (1.80%) HTML5
17 28 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (1.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 160 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.08%) Replication
3 52 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (2.85%) Data Structures
5 42 (2.44%) Clustering
6 33 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 33 (1.92%) NHS
7 28 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 26 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 15 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.81%) Equities
11 14 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (0.76%) Derivative
13 11 (0.64%) Reinsurance
14 10 (0.58%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.47%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
16 6 (0.35%) FMCG
16 6 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (5.12%) Windows
2 36 (2.09%) Linux
3 29 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.34%) Unix
5 16 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.23%) HPUX
9 3 (0.17%) Android
10 2 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.058%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (47.35%) Business Intelligence
2 680 (39.56%) ETL
3 341 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (17.63%) Data Modelling
5 275 (16.00%) Migration
6 174 (10.12%) Kimball Methodology
7 173 (10.06%) Data Migration
8 159 (9.25%) Analytics
9 139 (8.09%) MVC
10 131 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
11 117 (6.81%) Data Analysis
12 116 (6.75%) CRM
13 106 (6.17%) Scrum
14 92 (5.35%) SDLC
15 88 (5.12%) Dimensional Modelling
16 86 (5.00%) Data Management
16 86 (5.00%) TDD
17 79 (4.60%) Unit Testing
18 75 (4.36%) High Availability
19 74 (4.30%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 1293 (75.22%) SQL
2 603 (35.08%) T-SQL
3 360 (20.94%) C#
4 129 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 87 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 81 (4.71%) Java
7 75 (4.36%) Python
8 73 (4.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 59 (3.43%) VBA
10 43 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.09%) VB.NET
12 30 (1.75%) R
13 29 (1.69%) C++
14 28 (1.63%) VB
15 15 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.70%) C
16 12 (0.70%) Lisp
17 7 (0.41%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.41%) VBScript
18 6 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (4.94%) Degree
2 45 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 26 (1.51%) MCITP
6 25 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (1.16%) ISEB
9 15 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (0.87%) MCSE
10 9 (0.52%) MCTS
11 7 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.35%) MCP
13 4 (0.23%) MCDBA
14 3 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 50 (2.91%) QA
3 15 (0.87%) HL7
4 14 (0.81%) MiFID
5 12 (0.70%) SLA
5 12 (0.70%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.47%) COBIT
6 8 (0.47%) GDPR
7 6 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.29%) IFRS
8 5 (0.29%) PMO
9 4 (0.23%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.17%) GAAP
10 3 (0.17%) GAMP
10 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.058%) EMIR
11 1 (0.058%) GMP
11 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.29%) UAG
5 4 (0.23%) HDFS
6 3 (0.17%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.058%) Docker
8 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (0.81%) Oozie
2 12 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
2 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.47%) Puppet
5 6 (0.35%) Control-M
6 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.12%) logstash
7 2 (0.12%) Nagios
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.12%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) Terraform
8 1 (0.058%) Ansible
8 1 (0.058%) Kibana
8 1 (0.058%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.058%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.058%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 707 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 170 (9.89%) Oracle
3 140 (8.14%) Tableau
4 52 (3.03%) SAP
5 45 (2.62%) Informatica
6 38 (2.21%) IBM
7 37 (2.15%) RedGate
8 36 (2.09%) Cognos
9 35 (2.04%) VMware
10 18 (1.05%) HP
11 17 (0.99%) Teradata
12 15 (0.87%) Fiorano
12 15 (0.87%) InterSystems
13 14 (0.81%) JD Edwards
14 13 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.64%) Siebel
15 11 (0.64%) Talend
16 9 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
17 8 (0.47%) Cloudera
17 8 (0.47%) Hortonworks