Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 146 152
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 1,387 1,848 1,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.03% 1.86% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.55% 8.37% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1,375 1,412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 22
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £26.63 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.46% -31.29% +1.97%
10th Percentile £13.74 £16.84 £16.70
90th Percentile £65.40 £45.66 £52.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +41.41% -38.13% +5.26%

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 14,531 22,079 22,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.23% 22.28% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,600 15,224 15,426
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 252
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +0.72% +28.70%
10th Percentile £13.97 £13.05 £15.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.80 £56.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -20.45% -13.73% +56.12%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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

SQL Server Integration Services
Top 17 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 21 February 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 +28 1,318 £450 +2.86% 454
UK excluding London +25 799 £413 - 369
London +17 576 £478 +3.24% 132
South East +99 288 £429 -4.72% 68
North of England +3 206 £400 +5.26% 120
Midlands +14 119 £388 -8.82% 67
North West +22 107 £400 +6.67% 66
South West +11 93 £443 +6.95% 37
West Midlands +37 82 £400 -11.11% 47
Yorkshire -3 78 £394 -4.55% 43
East Midlands -1 37 £375 -6.25% 20
East of England -27 34 £400 -5.88% 30
Scotland -6 28 £375 - 30
Wales +37 26 £391 -17.63% 13
North East +20 20 £450 +24.14% 11
Northern Ireland +13 4 - - 4
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,005 (72.46%) SQL
2 875 (63.09%) SQL Server
3 715 (51.55%) Business Intelligence
4 666 (48.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 610 (43.98%) Microsoft
6 559 (40.30%) Azure
7 533 (38.43%) Power Platform
8 528 (38.07%) Power BI
9 509 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
10 472 (34.03%) ETL
11 438 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 406 (29.27%) T-SQL
13 371 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
14 289 (20.84%) C#
15 275 (19.83%) .NET
16 274 (19.75%) Finance
17 247 (17.81%) DevOps
18 244 (17.59%) Analytics
19 214 (15.43%) Migration
20 205 (14.78%) Data Modelling
21 194 (13.99%) Visual Studio
22 177 (12.76%) Data Lake
23 170 (12.26%) PowerShell
24 145 (10.45%) Oracle
25 140 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
26 131 (9.44%) Azure Data Factory
27 119 (8.58%) Data Migration
28 117 (8.44%) Windows
29 114 (8.22%) Azure SQL Database
30 112 (8.07%) Data Management

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 73 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (1.51%) IIS
4 14 (1.01%) Confluence
5 11 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.72%) SAS
7 8 (0.58%) Apache
7 8 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.58%) CMS
8 5 (0.36%) DataSynapse
9 4 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.22%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (0.14%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.14%) JBoss
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.072%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.072%) nginx
Applications
1 111 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.14%) RMDS
4 2 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.072%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.072%) FastStats
5 1 (0.072%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.072%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.072%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.072%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 559 (40.30%) Azure
2 533 (38.43%) Power Platform
3 131 (9.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 96 (6.92%) Dynamics 365
5 73 (5.26%) Serverless
6 69 (4.97%) PaaS
7 64 (4.61%) Azure Functions
8 62 (4.47%) AWS
9 59 (4.25%) IaaS
10 54 (3.89%) Data Lake Analytics
11 32 (2.31%) SaaS
12 29 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
13 28 (2.02%) Office 365
14 26 (1.87%) PowerApps
15 23 (1.66%) GitHub
16 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Flow
17 18 (1.30%) GCP
18 10 (0.72%) Slack
19 9 (0.65%) iPaaS
20 8 (0.58%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.58%) SAN
2 6 (0.43%) Internet
3 5 (0.36%) Network Security
4 4 (0.29%) FTP
5 3 (0.22%) SMTP
5 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.14%) Firewall
6 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) VPN
6 2 (0.14%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.072%) DHCP
7 1 (0.072%) Intranet
7 1 (0.072%) LAN
7 1 (0.072%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.072%) Skype
7 1 (0.072%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 875 (63.09%) SQL Server
2 666 (48.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 528 (38.07%) Power BI
4 509 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
5 438 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 177 (12.76%) Data Lake
7 114 (8.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 108 (7.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 90 (6.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 78 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 78 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 66 (4.76%) Relational Database
12 59 (4.25%) Big Data
13 56 (4.04%) HDInsight
14 54 (3.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 34 (2.45%) OLAP
15 34 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (2.31%) Oracle Database
16 32 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (2.24%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 194 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 84 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (5.70%) Git (software)
4 73 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 53 (3.82%) JIRA
6 50 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (1.87%) Selenium
8 21 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.30%) Subversion
10 13 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.79%) ERwin
12 10 (0.72%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.58%) ER Studio
13 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
14 7 (0.50%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.50%) NUnit
14 7 (0.50%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.50%) tSQLt
15 5 (0.36%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 274 (19.75%) Finance
2 86 (6.20%) Public Sector
3 75 (5.41%) Banking
4 44 (3.17%) Retail
5 27 (1.95%) Back Office
6 26 (1.87%) Legal
7 20 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.23%) Law
10 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.01%) Marketing
11 11 (0.79%) Publishing
12 10 (0.72%) Front Office
13 9 (0.65%) Local Government
14 5 (0.36%) Billing
14 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.29%) Housing Association
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 801 (57.75%) Developer
2 314 (22.64%) SQL Developer
3 280 (20.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 139 (10.02%) Analyst
5 122 (8.80%) SSIS Developer
6 92 (6.63%) Architect
7 89 (6.42%) Data Engineer
8 86 (6.20%) .NET Developer
9 82 (5.91%) DBA
9 82 (5.91%) SQL BI Developer
10 80 (5.77%) Azure Developer
11 75 (5.41%) Senior Developer
12 73 (5.26%) C# Developer
13 70 (5.05%) Consultant
13 70 (5.05%) ETL Developer
14 69 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
15 66 (4.76%) SQL DBA
16 64 (4.61%) Power BI Developer
17 58 (4.18%) Azure Engineer
17 58 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (19.83%) .NET
2 86 (6.20%) ASP.NET
3 80 (5.77%) MDX
4 69 (4.97%) XML
5 65 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 58 (4.18%) .NET Framework
7 52 (3.75%) JSON
8 40 (2.88%) CSS
9 38 (2.74%) HTML
9 38 (2.74%) Web Services
10 36 (2.60%) jQuery
11 35 (2.52%) WCF
12 32 (2.31%) Entity Framework
13 31 (2.24%) REST
14 30 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (1.80%) XSLT
17 24 (1.73%) SOAP
18 23 (1.66%) .NET Core
19 20 (1.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 140 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (2.96%) NHS
3 32 (2.31%) Data Structures
3 32 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.02%) Replication
5 17 (1.23%) Clustering
6 15 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
7 13 (0.94%) User Experience
8 9 (0.65%) Reinsurance
9 8 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.50%) FMCG
10 7 (0.50%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.43%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.43%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.43%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.36%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (8.44%) Windows
2 36 (2.60%) Linux
3 27 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 11 (0.79%) Unix
4 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.65%) VMS
6 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.29%) Solaris
7 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.14%) Android
9 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (51.55%) Business Intelligence
2 472 (34.03%) ETL
3 371 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (17.81%) DevOps
5 244 (17.59%) Analytics
6 214 (15.43%) Migration
7 205 (14.78%) Data Modelling
8 119 (8.58%) Data Migration
9 112 (8.07%) Data Management
10 109 (7.86%) Scrum
11 103 (7.43%) Visualisation
12 97 (6.99%) CRM
13 92 (6.63%) Test Automation
14 91 (6.56%) Kimball Methodology
15 88 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
16 86 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
17 83 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (5.77%) Data Integration
19 72 (5.19%) MVC
20 57 (4.11%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 1,005 (72.46%) SQL
2 406 (29.27%) T-SQL
3 289 (20.84%) C#
4 170 (12.26%) PowerShell
5 107 (7.71%) JavaScript
6 100 (7.21%) Python
7 85 (6.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 54 (3.89%) Java
9 52 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 41 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 29 (2.09%) VB
12 27 (1.95%) Scala
12 27 (1.95%) VBA
13 25 (1.80%) R
14 12 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.72%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.65%) Perl
16 9 (0.65%) VB6
17 7 (0.50%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.36%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 50 (3.60%) Degree
3 46 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.94%) DBS Check
6 8 (0.58%) MCITP
7 4 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.29%) HNC
7 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.22%) HND
8 3 (0.22%) ISEB
8 3 (0.22%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.14%) MCSE
9 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.072%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.072%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.04%) QA
2 51 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.94%) GDPR
3 13 (0.94%) MiFID
3 13 (0.94%) SLA
4 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.14%) GxP
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.072%) HL7
7 1 (0.072%) IFRS
7 1 (0.072%) ITGC
7 1 (0.072%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 51 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.08%) Docker
4 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.36%) vSphere
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.22%) HDFS
8 2 (0.14%) LXC
9 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.43%) Puppet
3 5 (0.36%) Terraform
3 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.22%) Ansible
4 3 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.22%) vRealize
5 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.14%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.072%) Automic
6 1 (0.072%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.072%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.072%) Grafana
6 1 (0.072%) SCCM
6 1 (0.072%) SCOM
6 1 (0.072%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 610 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 145 (10.45%) Oracle
3 110 (7.93%) Tableau
4 45 (3.24%) Databricks
5 42 (3.03%) Informatica
6 41 (2.96%) SAP
7 26 (1.87%) Google
8 22 (1.59%) Talend
9 19 (1.37%) Sparx
10 18 (1.30%) IBM
11 17 (1.23%) Cognos
12 15 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.01%) VMware
14 13 (0.94%) Ab Initio
15 11 (0.79%) Alteryx
16 8 (0.58%) Splunk
16 8 (0.58%) TIBCO
17 6 (0.43%) Hyperion
17 6 (0.43%) Teradata