Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 119 144
Rank change year-on-year -84 +25 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 616 1,331 1,800
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.99% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.01% 9.32% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 960 1,372
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £592 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 16
Median hourly rate £26.00 £30.58 £24.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.98% +24.18% -17.92%
10th Percentile £16.44 £13.54 £16.84
90th Percentile £55.00 £72.53 £45.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.57 £30.16 £21.53
% change year-on-year -15.22% +40.07% -46.17%

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 10,247 14,285 22,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.22% 21.34% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,013 9,702 15,363
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £320
90th Percentile £655 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -2.84% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 201 231
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.45% -15.38%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.74 £12.57
90th Percentile £60.05 £59.50 £56.00
Median hourly rate £23.47 £23.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year +0.51% -22.17% -21.57%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -87 502 £425 -5.56% 225
UK excluding London -54 257 £400 - 171
London -78 236 £493 -1.50% 65
Work from Home -80 180 £425 +6.25% 42
North of England -1 93 £350 -12.50% 58
North West +6 53 £350 -12.50% 34
South East -64 52 £413 -5.71% 31
Midlands -7 47 £400 +3.23% 37
Yorkshire +11 35 £375 -3.23% 22
West Midlands -7 30 £430 +7.50% 23
Scotland +12 19 £375 -0.13% 11
East Midlands +12 17 £400 +6.67% 14
South West +10 17 £438 -1.69% 11
East of England +44 15 £450 +12.50% 19
Wales +4 14 £434 +10.86% 3
North East +16 5 £400 -11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 470 (76.30%) SQL
2 366 (59.42%) SQL Server
3 322 (52.27%) Business Intelligence
4 290 (47.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 241 (39.12%) Power Platform
6 233 (37.82%) Azure
7 231 (37.50%) Power BI
8 224 (36.36%) ETL
9 220 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 211 (34.25%) Data Warehouse
11 204 (33.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 197 (31.98%) T-SQL
13 144 (23.38%) Finance
14 129 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
15 113 (18.34%) .NET
16 107 (17.37%) C#
17 102 (16.56%) Data Modelling
18 89 (14.45%) Migration
19 77 (12.50%) Oracle
20 75 (12.18%) Analytics
21 74 (12.01%) Azure Data Factory
22 67 (10.88%) Data Management
23 65 (10.55%) Visualisation
24 64 (10.39%) DevOps
25 61 (9.90%) Data Quality
25 61 (9.90%) Python
26 58 (9.42%) Azure SQL Database
26 58 (9.42%) Data Integration
27 57 (9.25%) AWS
28 56 (9.09%) 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 24 (3.90%) SAS
2 17 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.97%) IIS
5 5 (0.81%) Apache
6 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.65%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Pulsar
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) Luigi
8 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 39 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) Avolution ABACUS
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.32%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.16%) UltiPro
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 241 (39.12%) Power Platform
2 233 (37.82%) Azure
3 74 (12.01%) Azure Data Factory
4 57 (9.25%) AWS
5 40 (6.49%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (4.06%) Logic Apps
7 23 (3.73%) PowerApps
8 19 (3.08%) Serverless
9 16 (2.60%) SaaS
10 12 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (1.95%) Azure Functions
11 11 (1.79%) GCP
12 9 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (1.14%) IaaS
14 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.65%) Power Automate
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
16 3 (0.49%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.49%) Firewall
1 3 (0.49%) SAN
1 3 (0.49%) SMTP
2 2 (0.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.16%) DAB
3 1 (0.16%) HTTP
3 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 290 (47.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 231 (37.50%) Power BI
4 211 (34.25%) Data Warehouse
5 204 (33.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (9.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 56 (9.09%) Tableau
8 49 (7.95%) Data Lake
9 38 (6.17%) QlikView
10 37 (6.01%) Relational Database
11 34 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 29 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (4.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (3.57%) Big Data
15 22 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 22 (3.57%) MySQL
16 21 (3.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 21 (3.41%) Pentaho
17 18 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (5.19%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.81%) ERwin
7 5 (0.81%) JIRA
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.49%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.49%) Hudson
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.32%) C++Builder
10 2 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.32%) ProC
11 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 144 (23.38%) Finance
2 52 (8.44%) Banking
3 46 (7.47%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.08%) Marketing
5 17 (2.76%) Law
5 17 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.60%) Retail
6 16 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.11%) Back Office
7 13 (2.11%) Electronics
8 12 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) Legal
10 6 (0.97%) Publishing
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 303 (49.19%) Developer
2 111 (18.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 109 (17.69%) SQL Developer
4 73 (11.85%) Data Engineer
5 72 (11.69%) Analyst
6 57 (9.25%) Architect
7 44 (7.14%) Consultant
8 42 (6.82%) Data Analyst
9 41 (6.66%) SSIS Developer
10 30 (4.87%) SQL BI Developer
11 26 (4.22%) DBA
11 26 (4.22%) Power BI Developer
12 25 (4.06%) .NET Developer
12 25 (4.06%) Azure Engineer
13 23 (3.73%) C# Developer
13 23 (3.73%) SQL DBA
14 20 (3.25%) Data Architect
14 20 (3.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 18 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 17 (2.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.34%) .NET
2 42 (6.82%) ASP.NET
2 42 (6.82%) Web Services
3 27 (4.38%) XML
4 26 (4.22%) HTML
5 25 (4.06%) CSS
6 22 (3.57%) JSON
7 13 (2.11%) .NET Framework
7 13 (2.11%) jQuery
7 13 (2.11%) SOAP
8 12 (1.95%) MDX
8 12 (1.95%) WCF
9 11 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 11 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (1.79%) Entity Framework
9 11 (1.79%) REST
9 11 (1.79%) WPF
10 9 (1.46%) RESTful
11 8 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (1.14%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.52%) NHS
3 20 (3.25%) Reference Data
4 16 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.79%) Replication
6 11 (1.79%) User Experience
7 8 (1.30%) Clustering
7 8 (1.30%) Reinsurance
8 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.65%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.49%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.32%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.55%) Windows
2 12 (1.95%) Linux
3 11 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.49%) Unix
5 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) VMS
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (52.27%) Business Intelligence
2 224 (36.36%) ETL
3 129 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (16.56%) Data Modelling
5 89 (14.45%) Migration
6 75 (12.18%) Analytics
7 67 (10.88%) Data Management
8 65 (10.55%) Visualisation
9 64 (10.39%) DevOps
10 58 (9.42%) Data Integration
11 51 (8.28%) Data Migration
12 50 (8.12%) Data Architecture
13 45 (7.31%) CRM
13 45 (7.31%) Scrum
14 42 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (5.52%) Kimball Methodology
16 33 (5.36%) SDLC
17 32 (5.19%) Requirements Gathering
18 31 (5.03%) Data Development
19 27 (4.38%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 470 (76.30%) SQL
2 197 (31.98%) T-SQL
3 107 (17.37%) C#
4 61 (9.90%) Python
5 50 (8.12%) JavaScript
6 39 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 35 (5.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 29 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 27 (4.38%) R
10 17 (2.76%) Java
10 17 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.79%) C
11 11 (1.79%) VB
12 8 (1.30%) VBA
13 7 (1.14%) C++
14 6 (0.97%) Scala
14 6 (0.97%) XPath
15 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.81%) U-SQL
16 4 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.73%) Degree
4 12 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB
7 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.16%) MBCS
7 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.90%) Data Quality
2 29 (4.71%) QA
3 5 (0.81%) GDPR
4 3 (0.49%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.32%) NCSC
5 2 (0.32%) NIST
5 2 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.16%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 8 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.81%) Docker
3 3 (0.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) LXC
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.97%) Kubernetes
1 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.49%) Control-M
2 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.49%) MIIS
2 3 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 220 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.50%) Oracle
3 45 (7.31%) Databricks
4 31 (5.03%) Informatica
5 30 (4.87%) SAP
6 14 (2.27%) Cognos
7 11 (1.79%) Talend
8 10 (1.62%) Teradata
9 8 (1.30%) Google
10 7 (1.14%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.97%) Intapp
11 6 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.65%) RedGate
12 4 (0.65%) Sparx
12 4 (0.65%) Vertica
13 3 (0.49%) IBM
13 3 (0.49%) IFS
13 3 (0.49%) NetApp
13 3 (0.49%) Netezza
13 3 (0.49%) SnapLogic