Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 120 112
Rank change year-on-year -35 -8 -35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 1,802 1,950 2,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 2.10% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 9.36% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,366 1,375 1,704
UK median daily rate £416 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £266
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 12
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -24.00% +55.76%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.56 £38.88
90th Percentile £52.55 £43.00 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £60.62
% change year-on-year +3.23% -36.07% +88.83%

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 22,636 20,842 23,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.49% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,705 13,959 16,081
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 395
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% +8.10% -15.20%
10th Percentile £14.65 £9.94 £12.08
90th Percentile £54.63 £49.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.04% -14.60%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 -40 1,628 £425 +6.25% 493
UK excluding London -28 965 £375 +2.04% 338
London -33 817 £450 +2.86% 179
South East -42 230 £400 - 66
North of England -49 217 £355 +1.43% 115
Midlands -29 165 £356 +1.79% 74
South West -1 113 £400 +8.11% 28
Yorkshire -38 99 £355 +1.43% 44
North West -55 97 £363 +3.57% 56
East of England +19 90 £335 -16.25% 30
West Midlands -39 84 £385 +2.67% 33
East Midlands -16 80 £335 +11.67% 41
Scotland -13 73 £355 -11.25% 20
Wales +12 60 £322 -0.92% 3
North East +41 21 £300 -29.41% 15
Northern Ireland +8 19 £400 +9.59% 2
Isle of Man - 8 £400 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 1,411 (78.30%) SQL
2 1,267 (70.31%) SQL Server
3 1,066 (59.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 940 (52.16%) Business Intelligence
5 788 (43.73%) Microsoft
6 703 (39.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 684 (37.96%) ETL
7 684 (37.96%) Data Warehouse
8 598 (33.19%) T-SQL
9 436 (24.20%) Finance
10 416 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
11 401 (22.25%) .NET
12 392 (21.75%) Power BI
13 387 (21.48%) C#
14 280 (15.54%) Data Modelling
15 263 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
16 262 (14.54%) Migration
17 225 (12.49%) SQL Server 2016
18 215 (11.93%) Analytics
19 203 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
20 197 (10.93%) Oracle
21 193 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
22 176 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
23 169 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
24 168 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
25 163 (9.05%) SQL Server 2014
26 162 (8.99%) Data Migration
27 156 (8.66%) Kimball Methodology
28 155 (8.60%) Banking
29 145 (8.05%) Tableau

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 88 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.50%) SAS
3 25 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.39%) IIS
4 20 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (0.78%) Confluence
6 12 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
9 6 (0.33%) Apache
9 6 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.22%) JBoss
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.11%) CMS
13 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 120 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 35 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.61%) SPSS
7 8 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 70 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 15 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.22%) iTrent
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.11%) Demantra
8 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
8 2 (0.11%) Retail-J
9 1 (0.055%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.055%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 263 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (3.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 51 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 32 (1.78%) PaaS
6 14 (0.78%) GitHub
7 12 (0.67%) Data Lake Analytics
8 11 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
9 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.55%) Office 365
9 10 (0.55%) SaaS
10 9 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.50%) IaaS
11 7 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.22%) Boomi
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.11%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.61%) HTTP
2 8 (0.44%) FTP
3 7 (0.39%) SMS
4 6 (0.33%) Firewall
4 6 (0.33%) SAN
5 5 (0.28%) Intranet
5 5 (0.28%) SMTP
5 5 (0.28%) WinSCP
6 3 (0.17%) DNS
6 3 (0.17%) X.509
7 2 (0.11%) Internet
7 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,267 (70.31%) SQL Server
2 1,066 (59.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 703 (39.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 684 (37.96%) Data Warehouse
5 392 (21.75%) Power BI
6 225 (12.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 203 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 193 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 163 (9.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 104 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 104 (5.77%) Relational Database
11 93 (5.16%) QlikView
12 88 (4.88%) OLAP
13 86 (4.77%) Big Data
14 71 (3.94%) Data Lake
15 63 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
16 57 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
17 51 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 50 (2.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 49 (2.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 117 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 110 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 51 (2.83%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.28%) JIRA
6 25 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.22%) Subversion
8 20 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.05%) SpecFlow
10 18 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (0.89%) NUnit
12 13 (0.72%) Selenium
13 12 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.50%) Mercurial
14 9 (0.50%) Toad
15 8 (0.44%) MSTest
16 7 (0.39%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.33%) ERwin
18 5 (0.28%) SoapUI
18 5 (0.28%) tSQLt
General
1 436 (24.20%) Finance
2 155 (8.60%) Banking
3 54 (3.00%) Retail
4 47 (2.61%) Marketing
5 40 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 36 (2.00%) Legal
7 27 (1.50%) Advertising
8 23 (1.28%) Law
9 21 (1.17%) Front Office
10 20 (1.11%) Back Office
11 18 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.39%) Publishing
16 4 (0.22%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,184 (65.70%) Developer
2 469 (26.03%) SQL Developer
3 420 (23.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 263 (14.59%) SSIS Developer
5 216 (11.99%) Analyst
6 145 (8.05%) DBA
7 142 (7.88%) .NET Developer
8 134 (7.44%) C# Developer
9 132 (7.33%) SQL DBA
10 120 (6.66%) SQL BI Developer
11 119 (6.60%) SSRS Developer
12 113 (6.27%) Consultant
13 108 (5.99%) SSAS Developer
14 105 (5.83%) ETL Developer
15 90 (4.99%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 86 (4.77%) SQL Server Developer
17 80 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
18 78 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 75 (4.16%) Data Analyst
20 70 (3.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (22.25%) .NET
2 137 (7.60%) ASP.NET
3 128 (7.10%) MDX
4 97 (5.38%) XML
5 73 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (4.00%) WCF
7 66 (3.66%) HTML
8 59 (3.27%) Web Services
9 56 (3.11%) .NET Framework
10 52 (2.89%) AngularJS
11 51 (2.83%) CSS
12 46 (2.55%) jQuery
13 40 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (2.05%) JSON
14 37 (2.05%) Kendo UI
15 33 (1.83%) Entity Framework
16 30 (1.66%) WPF
17 27 (1.50%) REST
18 26 (1.44%) SOAP
19 24 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 176 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 44 (2.44%) Replication
6 37 (2.05%) Clustering
7 36 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.72%) NHS
10 21 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.00%) User Experience
12 16 (0.89%) Reference Data
12 16 (0.89%) Reinsurance
13 15 (0.83%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.72%) Market Risk
15 12 (0.67%) FMCG
16 11 (0.61%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.55%) Credit Risk
17 10 (0.55%) Equities
18 9 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 117 (6.49%) Windows
2 47 (2.61%) Linux
3 33 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 26 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (1.11%) Unix
6 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.55%) VMS
8 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.17%) MVS
10 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.11%) HPUX
12 1 (0.055%) Android
12 1 (0.055%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (52.16%) Business Intelligence
2 684 (37.96%) ETL
3 416 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (15.54%) Data Modelling
5 262 (14.54%) Migration
6 215 (11.93%) Analytics
7 169 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
8 168 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
9 162 (8.99%) Data Migration
10 156 (8.66%) Kimball Methodology
11 139 (7.71%) Scrum
12 138 (7.66%) ETL Development
13 135 (7.49%) Data Analysis
14 124 (6.88%) MVC
15 122 (6.77%) Visualisation
16 113 (6.27%) CRM
17 88 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (4.66%) Dimensional Modelling
19 68 (3.77%) Data Integration
20 66 (3.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,411 (78.30%) SQL
2 598 (33.19%) T-SQL
3 387 (21.48%) C#
4 105 (5.83%) PowerShell
5 98 (5.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 90 (4.99%) JavaScript
7 76 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 58 (3.22%) Python
9 51 (2.83%) Java
9 51 (2.83%) VB.NET
9 51 (2.83%) VBA
10 42 (2.33%) R
11 28 (1.55%) VB
12 22 (1.22%) VBScript
13 14 (0.78%) PHP
14 11 (0.61%) XMLA
15 10 (0.55%) C++
15 10 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.50%) C
16 9 (0.50%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 68 (3.77%) Degree
2 65 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 26 (1.44%) MCSE
6 13 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.72%) MCSA
7 9 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.50%) MCITP
8 8 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.33%) MCSD
10 5 (0.28%) ISEB
10 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.28%) MCTS
10 5 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.22%) MCAD
12 2 (0.11%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.11%) MCP
12 2 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.83%) Data Quality
2 49 (2.72%) QA
3 28 (1.55%) GDPR
4 11 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.55%) IFRS
5 10 (0.55%) IFRS 9
5 10 (0.55%) MiFID
6 8 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.33%) SLA
8 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.22%) PMO
10 2 (0.11%) HL7
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.11%) PSD2
10 2 (0.11%) WCAG
11 1 (0.055%) EMIR
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.28%) Docker
5 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.22%) HDFS
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (0.78%) Puppet
1 14 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.22%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.22%) SCOM
6 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.17%) Oozie
7 3 (0.17%) SCCM
7 3 (0.17%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.11%) Control-M
8 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.055%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.055%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 788 (43.73%) Microsoft
2 197 (10.93%) Oracle
3 145 (8.05%) Tableau
4 67 (3.72%) SAP
5 64 (3.55%) Informatica
6 60 (3.33%) Cognos
7 40 (2.22%) IBM
8 39 (2.16%) RedGate
9 23 (1.28%) Talend
10 22 (1.22%) Capita
10 22 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
11 20 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.00%) Teradata
13 10 (0.55%) Vertica
14 9 (0.50%) Sybase
14 9 (0.50%) VMware
15 7 (0.39%) Alteryx
15 7 (0.39%) Hortonworks
15 7 (0.39%) JD Edwards
15 7 (0.39%) Netezza