Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 219 123
Rank change year-on-year -6 -96 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 1,012 391 1,729
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.23% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 5.37% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 281 1,251
10th Percentile £313 £293 £313
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £440 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +4.65%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 21
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.23 £18.00
25th Percentile £26.98 £17.53 £27.15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.43 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +49.38% -47.93% +104.55%
75th Percentile £51.63 £25.70 £73.75
90th Percentile £52.48 £45.58 "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £23.43 £48.75
% change year-on-year +87.79% -51.94% +121.59%

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 18,068 7,285 18,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.30% 22.88% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,695 4,988 12,805
10th Percentile £351 £313 £319
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £668 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 120 247
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.63 £11.72
25th Percentile £22.69 £17.65 £16.84
Median hourly rate £34.75 £25.52 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year +36.15% -14.81% +8.95%
75th Percentile £57.58 £42.00 £46.17
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.43 £27.94
% change year-on-year +28.04% -16.14% +7.46%

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 25 October 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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 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 -17 857 £475 +5.56% 328
London -51 427 £513 +7.89% 114
UK excluding London -9 406 £425 +11.11% 226
Work from Home -47 282 £452 +12.94% 76
North of England -42 109 £425 +21.43% 79
South East -30 92 £415 -0.41% 48
Midlands -15 78 £439 +21.88% 45
North West -26 63 £400 +18.52% 32
West Midlands -24 56 £450 +12.50% 33
East of England -24 48 £359 -6.14% 18
Yorkshire -34 44 £475 +46.15% 27
South West -36 32 £450 +2.56% 21
Wales -6 29 £517 +37.80% 8
East Midlands -24 22 £363 +0.69% 12
Scotland -73 17 £420 +36.36% 5
North East -11 2 £450 +16.04% 20
Northern Ireland - 1 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 787 (77.77%) SQL
2 649 (64.13%) SQL Server
3 528 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
4 481 (47.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 463 (45.75%) ETL
6 440 (43.48%) Azure
7 387 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
8 383 (37.85%) Power Platform
9 365 (36.07%) Power BI
10 358 (35.38%) T-SQL
11 353 (34.88%) Microsoft
12 331 (32.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 239 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
14 237 (23.42%) Finance
15 227 (22.43%) C#
16 194 (19.17%) .NET
17 182 (17.98%) Data Modelling
18 176 (17.39%) DevOps
19 165 (16.30%) Social Skills
20 155 (15.32%) Analytics
21 149 (14.72%) Migration
22 136 (13.44%) Azure Data Factory
23 124 (12.25%) Data Lake
24 122 (12.06%) Visual Studio
25 114 (11.26%) Python
26 99 (9.78%) Databricks
27 98 (9.68%) Oracle
28 97 (9.58%) AWS
29 96 (9.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
30 93 (9.19%) Data Migration

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 25 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.58%) Confluence
4 14 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.28%) SAS
6 11 (1.09%) IIS
7 7 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.49%) Apache
9 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.20%) Luigi
9 2 (0.20%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.099%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.099%) Appian
10 1 (0.099%) CMS
10 1 (0.099%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.099%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.099%) Umbraco
Applications
1 76 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.099%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 28 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.79%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.69%) Lorenzo
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Avolution ABACUS
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.20%) Magento
7 2 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.099%) BASE24
8 1 (0.099%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.099%) Maximo
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 440 (43.48%) Azure
2 383 (37.85%) Power Platform
3 136 (13.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 97 (9.58%) AWS
5 55 (5.43%) Dynamics 365
6 53 (5.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 40 (3.95%) Snowflake
8 37 (3.66%) Serverless
9 36 (3.56%) Azure Logic Apps
10 30 (2.96%) GitHub
11 27 (2.67%) Azure Functions
11 27 (2.67%) PowerApps
12 23 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
13 22 (2.17%) SaaS
14 21 (2.08%) PaaS
15 16 (1.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 16 (1.58%) Azure Stack
15 16 (1.58%) Azure Storage
16 15 (1.48%) Azure Key Vault
16 15 (1.48%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.19%) Firewall
2 5 (0.49%) FTP
3 4 (0.40%) Intranet
4 3 (0.30%) AMQP
4 3 (0.30%) Internet
4 3 (0.30%) SSL
5 2 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.099%) ATM
6 1 (0.099%) Network Security
6 1 (0.099%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (64.13%) SQL Server
2 481 (47.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 387 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
4 365 (36.07%) Power BI
5 331 (32.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 124 (12.25%) Data Lake
7 89 (8.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 80 (7.91%) Tableau
9 69 (6.82%) Relational Database
10 65 (6.42%) QlikView
11 58 (5.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 50 (4.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 48 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 48 (4.74%) SQL Server 2016
14 43 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (4.15%) NoSQL
16 40 (3.95%) Big Data
17 39 (3.85%) Metadata
18 33 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
18 33 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 122 (12.06%) Visual Studio
2 63 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (5.43%) JIRA
4 51 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 50 (4.94%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.28%) Selenium
8 9 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.79%) Maven
9 8 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.69%) Subversion
11 6 (0.59%) Zephyr
12 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.40%) ERwin
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.40%) Postman
13 3 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
13 3 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 237 (23.42%) Finance
2 165 (16.30%) Social Skills
3 72 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.93%) Banking
5 52 (5.14%) Public Sector
6 29 (2.87%) Marketing
7 22 (2.17%) Front Office
7 22 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.78%) Electronics
9 17 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
11 13 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (0.89%) Legal
12 9 (0.89%) Retail
13 8 (0.79%) Back Office
14 5 (0.49%) French Language
15 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.40%) Local Government
15 4 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 519 (51.28%) Developer
2 179 (17.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 170 (16.80%) SQL Developer
4 134 (13.24%) Analyst
5 130 (12.85%) Data Engineer
6 68 (6.72%) Data Analyst
7 64 (6.32%) SSIS Developer
8 62 (6.13%) .NET Developer
8 62 (6.13%) Power BI Developer
9 58 (5.73%) Azure Engineer
10 56 (5.53%) Consultant
11 55 (5.43%) Architect
12 45 (4.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 45 (4.45%) SQL BI Developer
13 40 (3.95%) DBA
14 37 (3.66%) Azure Developer
15 36 (3.56%) SQL DBA
16 35 (3.46%) SQL Analyst
17 31 (3.06%) SQL Server Developer
18 28 (2.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (19.17%) .NET
2 74 (7.31%) ASP.NET
3 71 (7.02%) XML
4 59 (5.83%) JSON
5 57 (5.63%) Web Services
6 47 (4.64%) REST
7 46 (4.55%) SOAP
8 43 (4.25%) MDX
9 38 (3.75%) HTML
10 34 (3.36%) CSS
11 31 (3.06%) .NET Framework
12 24 (2.37%) AngularJS
12 24 (2.37%) Entity Framework
13 20 (1.98%) jQuery
14 19 (1.88%) .NET Core
14 19 (1.88%) ASP.NET Core
14 19 (1.88%) XSLT
15 18 (1.78%) Kafka
16 15 (1.48%) RESTful
17 14 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.11%) NHS
2 30 (2.96%) Data Structures
3 22 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (1.58%) Clustering
6 15 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
7 13 (1.28%) Reference Data
7 13 (1.28%) Replication
8 10 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (0.89%) Credit Risk
9 9 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (0.89%) Reinsurance
10 8 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.59%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.49%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.49%) User Experience
12 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.63%) Windows
2 18 (1.78%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.19%) Linux
4 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (0.89%) Unix
6 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.099%) Android
10 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 463 (45.75%) ETL
3 239 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (17.98%) Data Modelling
5 176 (17.39%) DevOps
6 155 (15.32%) Analytics
7 149 (14.72%) Migration
8 93 (9.19%) Data Migration
9 90 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
10 86 (8.50%) Visualisation
11 85 (8.40%) Data Integration
12 80 (7.91%) Scrum
13 73 (7.21%) Data Analysis
14 65 (6.42%) Data Engineering
15 64 (6.32%) Data Management
16 63 (6.23%) Kimball Methodology
17 60 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (5.34%) SDLC
19 48 (4.74%) ERP
20 47 (4.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 787 (77.77%) SQL
2 358 (35.38%) T-SQL
3 227 (22.43%) C#
4 114 (11.26%) Python
5 96 (9.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 71 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 68 (6.72%) JavaScript
8 47 (4.64%) VBA
9 40 (3.95%) Java
10 39 (3.85%) R
11 31 (3.06%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.47%) Scala
13 21 (2.08%) VB
14 16 (1.58%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.99%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.99%) C
16 10 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.89%) HiveQL
18 6 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 53 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.26%) Degree
4 9 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.89%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.59%) MCSA
6 6 (0.59%) MCSE
7 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.099%) CBAP
10 1 (0.099%) ISEB
10 1 (0.099%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.099%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.31%) Data Quality
2 37 (3.66%) QA
3 10 (0.99%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.20%) IFRS
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.89%) Docker
2 9 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) HDFS
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.099%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (0.59%) Control-M
2 6 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.49%) Terraform
4 3 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Automic
5 2 (0.20%) MOM
5 2 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.099%) Ansible
6 1 (0.099%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.099%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.099%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.099%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.099%) Oozie
6 1 (0.099%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 353 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.78%) Databricks
3 98 (9.68%) Oracle
4 46 (4.55%) Informatica
5 40 (3.95%) SAP
6 26 (2.57%) Alteryx
7 19 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.78%) IBM
9 16 (1.58%) VMware
10 15 (1.48%) Google
11 14 (1.38%) Cognos
12 11 (1.09%) Talend
13 10 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.99%) Teradata
14 7 (0.69%) Adobe
14 7 (0.69%) Dell
14 7 (0.69%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.69%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.59%) Hortonworks
15 6 (0.59%) Xamarin