Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 172 141
Rank change year-on-year -62 -31 +25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 822 571 1,747
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 1.57% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.36% 7.15% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 416 1,261
10th Percentile £306 £325 £313
25th Percentile £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £466 £425
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.53% -
75th Percentile £538 £550 £500
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 24
10th Percentile £8.00 £20.99 £17.00
25th Percentile £26.97 £31.87 £20.31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £26.22
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +90.69% +0.85%
75th Percentile £51.94 £51.88 £49.06
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.00 £71.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £50.00 £27.94
% change year-on-year -3.50% +78.95% +7.46%

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 15,348 7,989 20,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.36% 21.99% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,583 5,526 14,247
10th Percentile £340 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 120 253
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.63 £12.90
25th Percentile £19.25 £17.81 £18.00
Median hourly rate £27.00 £23.76 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.80% -
75th Percentile £48.75 £43.94 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £61.61 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.98 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.91% -25.00% +9.29%

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -74 666 £460 -3.16% 304
UK excluding London -46 324 £425 - 195
London -91 311 £500 - 123
Work from Home -86 256 £450 +5.88% 46
North of England -14 91 £425 +21.43% 57
Midlands -14 69 £425 +6.25% 48
South East -74 64 £396 -20.75% 41
North West -16 47 £400 +3.23% 30
West Midlands -20 47 £460 +9.52% 28
Yorkshire -8 43 £425 +21.43% 21
South West -11 34 £463 +10.12% 12
East of England -8 31 £425 -2.86% 20
East Midlands -6 21 £325 -9.72% 19
Scotland -66 19 £418 +4.38% 15
Wales -1 16 £425 +13.33% 2
North East -6 1 £289 -7.61% 6

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 650 (79.08%) SQL
2 508 (61.80%) SQL Server
3 438 (53.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 432 (52.55%) Business Intelligence
5 372 (45.26%) Azure
6 340 (41.36%) ETL
7 331 (40.27%) Data Warehouse
8 328 (39.90%) Power Platform
9 319 (38.81%) Power BI
10 307 (37.35%) Microsoft
11 256 (31.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 244 (29.68%) T-SQL
13 219 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
14 177 (21.53%) Data Modelling
15 176 (21.41%) Finance
16 172 (20.92%) C#
17 166 (20.19%) .NET
18 144 (17.52%) Analytics
19 143 (17.40%) DevOps
20 136 (16.55%) Azure Data Factory
21 134 (16.30%) Social Skills
22 124 (15.09%) Migration
23 95 (11.56%) Data Lake
24 94 (11.44%) Python
25 91 (11.07%) Databricks
26 82 (9.98%) Oracle
26 82 (9.98%) Data Migration
27 76 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
28 75 (9.12%) Visual Studio
29 72 (8.76%) Azure SQL Database

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 24 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.95%) IIS
4 10 (1.22%) SAS
5 9 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.09%) Confluence
6 7 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.24%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) Luigi
8 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 39 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.34%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.49%) UltiPro
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.36%) Lorenzo
6 2 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.12%) BASE24
7 1 (0.12%) Endur
7 1 (0.12%) Line 500
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 372 (45.26%) Azure
2 328 (39.90%) Power Platform
3 136 (16.55%) Azure Data Factory
4 62 (7.54%) AWS
5 57 (6.93%) Dynamics 365
6 51 (6.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 35 (4.26%) Serverless
8 33 (4.01%) Snowflake
9 29 (3.53%) Azure Logic Apps
10 24 (2.92%) Azure Functions
11 20 (2.43%) GitHub
12 19 (2.31%) Azure Service Bus
13 16 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (1.95%) PowerApps
14 15 (1.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 14 (1.70%) Azure Key Vault
15 14 (1.70%) PaaS
16 13 (1.58%) GCP
17 11 (1.34%) Azure Stack
17 11 (1.34%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.34%) Firewall
2 6 (0.73%) Internet
3 3 (0.36%) SSL
4 2 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.12%) AMQP
5 1 (0.12%) ATM
5 1 (0.12%) HTTP
5 1 (0.12%) Network Security
5 1 (0.12%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.12%) SMTP
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (61.80%) SQL Server
2 438 (53.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 331 (40.27%) Data Warehouse
4 319 (38.81%) Power BI
5 256 (31.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 95 (11.56%) Data Lake
7 72 (8.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 68 (8.27%) Tableau
9 57 (6.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 44 (5.35%) Relational Database
11 41 (4.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 38 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
13 36 (4.38%) Metadata
14 35 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (4.14%) Big Data
16 32 (3.89%) QlikView
17 30 (3.65%) NoSQL
18 29 (3.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 26 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
20 24 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 75 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 44 (5.35%) JIRA
3 42 (5.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 42 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (4.87%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.73%) Subversion
8 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.36%) MSTest
10 3 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.36%) Selenium
11 2 (0.24%) ERwin
11 2 (0.24%) NUnit
General
1 176 (21.41%) Finance
2 134 (16.30%) Social Skills
3 70 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.72%) Banking
5 33 (4.01%) Public Sector
6 16 (1.95%) Marketing
7 14 (1.70%) Front Office
8 13 (1.58%) Back Office
8 13 (1.58%) Retail
9 10 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
9 10 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.97%) Electronics
10 8 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (0.61%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Games
13 3 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 401 (48.78%) Developer
2 152 (18.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 109 (13.26%) Analyst
4 105 (12.77%) SQL Developer
5 103 (12.53%) Data Engineer
6 52 (6.33%) Consultant
7 50 (6.08%) SSIS Developer
8 48 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 48 (5.84%) Architect
9 47 (5.72%) Data Analyst
10 41 (4.99%) Power BI Developer
11 39 (4.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 38 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
12 38 (4.62%) DBA
13 34 (4.14%) SQL DBA
14 33 (4.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 30 (3.65%) SQL BI Developer
16 26 (3.16%) Azure Developer
16 26 (3.16%) Power BI Analyst
16 26 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (20.19%) .NET
2 63 (7.66%) ASP.NET
3 57 (6.93%) XML
4 54 (6.57%) JSON
5 51 (6.20%) Web Services
6 46 (5.60%) SOAP
7 43 (5.23%) REST
8 31 (3.77%) HTML
9 28 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 28 (3.41%) AngularJS
10 24 (2.92%) MDX
11 21 (2.55%) CSS
12 20 (2.43%) Entity Framework
13 19 (2.31%) jQuery
14 18 (2.19%) .NET Core
15 17 (2.07%) RESTful
16 15 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (1.46%) Kafka
18 11 (1.34%) Blazor
18 11 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.60%) NHS
2 30 (3.65%) Data Structures
3 18 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.58%) Reinsurance
5 11 (1.34%) Reference Data
5 11 (1.34%) Replication
6 10 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (0.85%) Clustering
8 7 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.49%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.36%) Robotics
11 3 (0.36%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.36%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.20%) Windows
2 16 (1.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.82%) Linux
4 11 (1.34%) Unix
5 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (52.55%) Business Intelligence
2 340 (41.36%) ETL
3 219 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (21.53%) Data Modelling
5 144 (17.52%) Analytics
6 143 (17.40%) DevOps
7 124 (15.09%) Migration
8 82 (9.98%) Data Migration
9 76 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
10 64 (7.79%) Scrum
11 62 (7.54%) Visualisation
12 58 (7.06%) Data Integration
12 58 (7.06%) Kimball Methodology
12 58 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (6.81%) Data Engineering
14 52 (6.33%) Data Management
15 47 (5.72%) CRM
15 47 (5.72%) Data Analysis
15 47 (5.72%) SDLC
15 47 (5.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 650 (79.08%) SQL
2 244 (29.68%) T-SQL
3 172 (20.92%) C#
4 94 (11.44%) Python
5 68 (8.27%) PowerShell
6 65 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 52 (6.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 30 (3.65%) Java
9 29 (3.53%) VBA
10 27 (3.28%) R
11 21 (2.55%) VB
12 20 (2.43%) VB.NET
13 19 (2.31%) Scala
14 18 (2.19%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.46%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.34%) C
18 8 (0.97%) HiveQL
19 4 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 40 (4.87%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.80%) Degree
4 11 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.72%) Data Quality
2 35 (4.26%) QA
3 3 (0.36%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.24%) GDPR
4 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) IFRS
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.34%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (0.36%) HDFS
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) Control-M
2 9 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) MIIS
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.24%) Terraform
6 1 (0.12%) Grafana
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 307 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 91 (11.07%) Databricks
3 82 (9.98%) Oracle
4 25 (3.04%) SAP
5 23 (2.80%) Informatica
6 16 (1.95%) Alteryx
7 13 (1.58%) IBM
8 12 (1.46%) Dell
9 9 (1.09%) Cognos
9 9 (1.09%) Google
10 7 (0.85%) Adobe
10 7 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.85%) Splunk
10 7 (0.85%) Talend
11 6 (0.73%) Intapp
11 6 (0.73%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.73%) Telerik
11 6 (0.73%) Teradata
11 6 (0.73%) VMware