Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 145 121
Rank change year-on-year +2 -24 -33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 1,865 1,851 2,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.85% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.35% 8.39% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,385 1,426 1,519
UK median daily rate £425 £421 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +8.71% +0.65%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +13.01% +0.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 30
UK median hourly rate £24.75 £40.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.13% +1.59% -12.50%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.13 £16.53
90th Percentile £43.40 £53.00 £52.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.17% - -5.88%

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 22,345 22,065 21,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.00% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,395 15,353 14,612
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £288
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 254 320
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.95 £28.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.01% +9.21% -5.53%
10th Percentile £13.91 £14.68 £10.45
90th Percentile £57.38 £55.42 £50.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +27.27% -5.98%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +7 1,775 £435 +2.35% 608
UK excluding London +3 998 £413 +13.01% 435
London -1 847 £475 +5.56% 210
North of England +17 312 £384 +9.64% 163
South East +2 242 £425 +17.24% 86
Yorkshire +13 172 £413 +17.86% 65
Midlands -8 157 £425 +14.86% 74
South West -26 125 £414 +3.44% 35
North West +1 117 £375 +3.45% 93
East of England -5 92 £438 +20.69% 40
East Midlands +20 79 £400 +18.52% 33
West Midlands -31 78 £450 +20.00% 41
Scotland -10 49 £375 +7.14% 21
North East +9 23 £373 +10.37% 5
Wales -47 20 £415 +28.88% 11
Northern Ireland +14 3 - - 5

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 1,441 (77.27%) SQL
2 1,325 (71.05%) SQL Server
3 1,068 (57.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 933 (50.03%) Business Intelligence
5 770 (41.29%) ETL
6 756 (40.54%) T-SQL
7 754 (40.43%) Microsoft
8 690 (37.00%) Data Warehouse
9 658 (35.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 546 (29.28%) Power BI
11 483 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 452 (24.24%) Finance
13 433 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
14 400 (21.45%) C#
15 347 (18.61%) .NET
16 272 (14.58%) Data Modelling
17 265 (14.21%) Migration
18 258 (13.83%) Analytics
19 246 (13.19%) Oracle
20 210 (11.26%) SQL Server 2016
21 202 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
22 192 (10.29%) Tableau
23 187 (10.03%) Data Migration
24 179 (9.60%) Visualisation
24 179 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
25 173 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
26 170 (9.12%) PowerShell
27 160 (8.58%) Kimball Methodology
28 158 (8.47%) Data Lake
29 150 (8.04%) Visual Studio

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 52 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.34%) IIS
4 24 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (1.29%) Confluence
5 23 (1.23%) SAS
6 16 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.27%) CMS
9 5 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.21%) Apache
10 4 (0.21%) Appian
10 4 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.16%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 148 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 64 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.97%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.11%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
10 1 (0.054%) Actimize
10 1 (0.054%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.054%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.054%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 483 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (7.72%) Azure Data Factory
3 115 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (4.08%) PaaS
5 57 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
6 47 (2.52%) IaaS
7 30 (1.61%) SaaS
8 28 (1.50%) Data Lake Analytics
8 28 (1.50%) Office 365
9 17 (0.91%) GitHub
9 17 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.86%) Serverless
11 11 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
12 10 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.43%) iPaaS
14 6 (0.32%) Azure Functions
14 6 (0.32%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.97%) HTTP
2 14 (0.75%) SMTP
3 12 (0.64%) DNS
4 7 (0.38%) DMZ
5 6 (0.32%) Intranet
6 4 (0.21%) AMQP
6 4 (0.21%) Firewall
6 4 (0.21%) FTP
6 4 (0.21%) Internet
6 4 (0.21%) SSH
6 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.16%) SAN
7 3 (0.16%) X.509
8 2 (0.11%) Broadband
8 2 (0.11%) DHCP
8 2 (0.11%) IPv4
8 2 (0.11%) Multicast
8 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.054%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,325 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 1,068 (57.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 690 (37.00%) Data Warehouse
4 658 (35.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 546 (29.28%) Power BI
6 210 (11.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 179 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 173 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 158 (8.47%) Data Lake
10 145 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 117 (6.27%) Relational Database
12 112 (6.01%) Big Data
13 102 (5.47%) Azure SQL Database
14 76 (4.08%) QlikView
15 68 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 66 (3.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 66 (3.54%) HDInsight
17 65 (3.49%) OLAP
18 59 (3.16%) Hadoop
19 55 (2.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 150 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 148 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (3.81%) JIRA
4 68 (3.65%) Git (software)
5 59 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 38 (2.04%) Subversion
7 33 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (0.86%) Bitbucket
10 16 (0.86%) ERwin
10 16 (0.86%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.70%) NUnit
12 11 (0.59%) MSTest
13 9 (0.48%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.38%) ReSharper
14 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.32%) ER Studio
15 6 (0.32%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 452 (24.24%) Finance
2 126 (6.76%) Banking
3 93 (4.99%) Retail
4 57 (3.06%) Front Office
5 45 (2.41%) Back Office
6 43 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.29%) Marketing
9 22 (1.18%) Legal
10 17 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.64%) German Language
13 11 (0.59%) Publishing
14 10 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.54%) Law
15 9 (0.48%) Advertising
15 9 (0.48%) Billing
15 9 (0.48%) French Language
16 6 (0.32%) Electronics
17 5 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,180 (63.27%) Developer
2 525 (28.15%) SQL Developer
3 402 (21.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 202 (10.83%) SSIS Developer
5 201 (10.78%) Analyst
6 149 (7.99%) DBA
7 136 (7.29%) SQL DBA
8 133 (7.13%) SQL Server Developer
9 121 (6.49%) .NET Developer
10 117 (6.27%) SQL BI Developer
11 109 (5.84%) ETL Developer
12 105 (5.63%) Senior Developer
13 103 (5.52%) C# Developer
14 96 (5.15%) SSRS Developer
15 90 (4.83%) Architect
16 77 (4.13%) Data Analyst
17 70 (3.75%) Power BI Developer
18 63 (3.38%) T-SQL Developer
19 62 (3.32%) Data Engineer
19 62 (3.32%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (18.61%) .NET
2 124 (6.65%) ASP.NET
3 112 (6.01%) XML
4 103 (5.52%) .NET Framework
5 93 (4.99%) Web Services
6 86 (4.61%) MDX
7 82 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 71 (3.81%) JSON
9 67 (3.59%) HTML
10 56 (3.00%) CSS
11 48 (2.57%) AngularJS
11 48 (2.57%) Entity Framework
11 48 (2.57%) REST
11 48 (2.57%) WCF
12 47 (2.52%) jQuery
13 37 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (1.55%) WPF
15 26 (1.39%) .NET Core
15 26 (1.39%) HTML5
16 25 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 202 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (1.82%) Replication
4 29 (1.55%) Clustering
4 29 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 27 (1.45%) Equities
7 24 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.18%) Reference Data
10 21 (1.13%) Fixed Income
11 17 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 17 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.91%) Hedge funds
12 16 (0.86%) NHS
12 16 (0.86%) Reinsurance
13 11 (0.59%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.48%) Robotics
15 8 (0.43%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.40%) Windows
2 38 (2.04%) Linux
2 38 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.07%) Ubuntu
4 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.38%) Unix
6 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.16%) Android
7 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.054%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.054%) MVS
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.054%) Solaris
8 1 (0.054%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (50.03%) Business Intelligence
2 770 (41.29%) ETL
3 433 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (14.58%) Data Modelling
5 265 (14.21%) Migration
6 258 (13.83%) Analytics
7 187 (10.03%) Data Migration
8 179 (9.60%) Visualisation
9 160 (8.58%) Kimball Methodology
10 148 (7.94%) Data Analysis
11 147 (7.88%) Scrum
12 146 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
13 140 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
14 133 (7.13%) DevOps
15 104 (5.58%) Data Management
16 102 (5.47%) ETL Development
17 98 (5.25%) MVC
18 96 (5.15%) Data Visualisation
19 95 (5.09%) SDLC
20 86 (4.61%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,441 (77.27%) SQL
2 756 (40.54%) T-SQL
3 400 (21.45%) C#
4 170 (9.12%) PowerShell
5 108 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 99 (5.31%) Python
7 87 (4.66%) PL/SQL
8 83 (4.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 57 (3.06%) VBA
10 50 (2.68%) Java
11 48 (2.57%) VB
12 40 (2.14%) R
13 30 (1.61%) PHP
14 23 (1.23%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.13%) VBScript
16 16 (0.86%) U-SQL
17 13 (0.70%) Perl
18 11 (0.59%) C++
18 11 (0.59%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (4.99%) Security Cleared
2 70 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 43 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (2.09%) Degree
5 18 (0.97%) MCSE
6 13 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.32%) MCITP
7 6 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.27%) MCTS
9 4 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.21%) ISEB
9 4 (0.21%) MCSA
9 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.16%) CCNA
10 3 (0.16%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.16%) MCSD
10 3 (0.16%) PMP
10 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.97%) Data Quality
2 55 (2.95%) QA
3 31 (1.66%) GDPR
4 10 (0.54%) Basel III
5 5 (0.27%) IFRS
6 4 (0.21%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.16%) SLA
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
8 2 (0.11%) TickIT
9 1 (0.054%) GAMP
9 1 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (0.91%) Docker
4 13 (0.70%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.11%) Squid
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.054%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (0.54%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.54%) Terraform
3 9 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.38%) SCOM
5 6 (0.32%) Control-M
5 6 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.16%) Ansible
7 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.16%) Puppet
8 2 (0.11%) Salt
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
9 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.054%) Foglight
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 754 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 246 (13.19%) Oracle
3 192 (10.29%) Tableau
4 91 (4.88%) SAP
5 55 (2.95%) Informatica
6 45 (2.41%) Talend
7 31 (1.66%) IBM
8 29 (1.55%) Alteryx
9 23 (1.23%) RedGate
10 22 (1.18%) Teradata
11 21 (1.13%) Databricks
11 21 (1.13%) Google
12 19 (1.02%) Reuters
13 14 (0.75%) Cognos
14 12 (0.64%) Citrix
15 11 (0.59%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.54%) Workday
17 9 (0.48%) Sybase
18 7 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
18 7 (0.38%) Telerik