Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 131 148
Rank change year-on-year -84 +17 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Integration Services 685 995 1,742
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.93% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.83% 9.13% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 703 1,292
10th Percentile £300 £317 £313
25th Percentile £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £538 £538 £500
90th Percentile £589 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 23
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.06 £17.00
25th Percentile £23.79 £13.74 £18.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £24.71 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.24% +9.82% -26.23%
75th Percentile £50.83 £37.50 £41.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £19.90 £20.86
% change year-on-year +30.64% -4.57% -33.26%

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 11,757 10,899 20,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.02% 21.16% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,043 7,463 14,535
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
75th Percentile £595 £581 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 168 242
10th Percentile £11.64 £13.67 £13.72
25th Percentile £19.00 £18.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £24.70 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.29% -17.67% -
75th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £47.55
90th Percentile £60.85 £59.95 £58.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.30 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -24.93% -1.64%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 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 -103 543 £438 -2.78% 249
UK excluding London -70 273 £410 -3.53% 180
London -86 238 £508 +1.50% 83
Work from Home -87 225 £425 - 54
North of England -5 81 £375 -3.23% 46
South East -86 60 £425 -10.53% 28
Midlands -12 59 £400 - 52
North West +3 47 £370 -1.33% 26
West Midlands -30 37 £430 +7.50% 34
Yorkshire +5 33 £425 +11.48% 18
East Midlands +13 21 £375 - 18
South West -5 21 £400 -10.11% 18
East of England +24 20 £438 +6.06% 17
Scotland -21 19 £388 -3.13% 14
Wales +3 13 £443 +13.10% 4
North East +14 1 £289 -39.16% 2

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 536 (78.25%) SQL
2 429 (62.63%) SQL Server
3 379 (55.33%) Business Intelligence
4 360 (52.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 291 (42.48%) Azure
6 287 (41.90%) Data Warehouse
7 271 (39.56%) Power Platform
8 267 (38.98%) Power BI
8 267 (38.98%) ETL
9 243 (35.47%) Microsoft
10 223 (32.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 204 (29.78%) T-SQL
12 163 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (20.88%) Finance
14 142 (20.73%) Data Modelling
15 114 (16.64%) Analytics
16 109 (15.91%) Migration
17 108 (15.77%) C#
17 108 (15.77%) Azure Data Factory
18 104 (15.18%) .NET
19 88 (12.85%) DevOps
20 85 (12.41%) Social Skills
21 80 (11.68%) Oracle
22 75 (10.95%) Python
23 68 (9.93%) Tableau
24 66 (9.64%) Data Migration
25 64 (9.34%) Data Management
26 63 (9.20%) Security Cleared
27 62 (9.05%) Data Integration
28 60 (8.76%) AWS

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 17 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.19%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.19%) SAS
3 11 (1.61%) IIS
4 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.44%) Apache
5 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Pulsar
6 2 (0.29%) CMS
6 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.15%) Luigi
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.58%) UltiPro
5 3 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.15%) Line 500
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 291 (42.48%) Azure
2 271 (39.56%) Power Platform
3 108 (15.77%) Azure Data Factory
4 60 (8.76%) AWS
5 36 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
6 34 (4.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 24 (3.50%) Azure Logic Apps
8 21 (3.07%) Serverless
9 17 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (2.48%) SaaS
10 13 (1.90%) Azure Functions
10 13 (1.90%) GCP
11 12 (1.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 11 (1.61%) PowerApps
13 9 (1.31%) GitHub
14 8 (1.17%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.17%) Azure Service Bus
14 8 (1.17%) Boomi
14 8 (1.17%) Microsoft 365
15 7 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.17%) Firewall
2 4 (0.58%) Internet
3 3 (0.44%) SAN
3 3 (0.44%) SMTP
3 3 (0.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) DAB
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
5 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (62.63%) SQL Server
2 360 (52.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 287 (41.90%) Data Warehouse
4 267 (38.98%) Power BI
5 223 (32.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (9.93%) Tableau
7 60 (8.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 59 (8.61%) Data Lake
9 45 (6.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 43 (6.28%) Relational Database
11 34 (4.96%) QlikView
12 32 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (4.23%) Big Data
14 25 (3.65%) MySQL
15 24 (3.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 23 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
18 21 (3.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 20 (2.92%) NoSQL
19 20 (2.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (6.13%) Visual Studio
2 40 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (4.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.04%) JIRA
6 9 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.73%) ERwin
8 5 (0.73%) Subversion
9 4 (0.58%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.29%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.29%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.15%) GitLab
12 1 (0.15%) Postman
12 1 (0.15%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 143 (20.88%) Finance
2 85 (12.41%) Social Skills
3 57 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.84%) Banking
5 39 (5.69%) Public Sector
6 14 (2.04%) Back Office
7 11 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.61%) Marketing
7 11 (1.61%) Retail
7 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.31%) Electronics
8 9 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.31%) Law
9 7 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (0.73%) Legal
10 5 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.44%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 324 (47.30%) Developer
2 135 (19.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 95 (13.87%) Data Engineer
4 94 (13.72%) Analyst
5 92 (13.43%) SQL Developer
6 45 (6.57%) Architect
7 44 (6.42%) SSIS Developer
8 42 (6.13%) Data Analyst
9 37 (5.40%) Consultant
10 31 (4.53%) DBA
11 29 (4.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 28 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 28 (4.09%) Power BI Developer
13 27 (3.94%) ETL Developer
13 27 (3.94%) SQL BI Developer
13 27 (3.94%) SQL DBA
14 26 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
15 21 (3.07%) C# Developer
15 21 (3.07%) Power BI Analyst
16 20 (2.92%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (15.18%) .NET
2 46 (6.72%) Web Services
3 41 (5.99%) XML
4 35 (5.11%) ASP.NET
4 35 (5.11%) JSON
5 33 (4.82%) SOAP
6 28 (4.09%) REST
7 22 (3.21%) HTML
8 19 (2.77%) MDX
9 14 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.04%) CSS
10 13 (1.90%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.75%) Entity Framework
11 12 (1.75%) jQuery
12 11 (1.61%) PySpark
13 10 (1.46%) .NET Core
14 9 (1.31%) WCF
15 7 (1.02%) Kafka
15 7 (1.02%) WPF
16 6 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.99%) NHS
2 21 (3.07%) Data Structures
3 16 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.19%) Reference Data
5 11 (1.61%) Reinsurance
6 10 (1.46%) User Experience
7 9 (1.31%) Replication
8 8 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.02%) Clustering
10 6 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.73%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.73%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.58%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.58%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.29%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.29%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.67%) Windows
2 14 (2.04%) Linux
3 9 (1.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.02%) Unix
5 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (55.33%) Business Intelligence
2 267 (38.98%) ETL
3 163 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (20.73%) Data Modelling
5 114 (16.64%) Analytics
6 109 (15.91%) Migration
7 88 (12.85%) DevOps
8 66 (9.64%) Data Migration
9 64 (9.34%) Data Management
10 62 (9.05%) Data Integration
11 60 (8.76%) Visualisation
12 55 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
13 44 (6.42%) Kimball Methodology
13 44 (6.42%) Scrum
14 42 (6.13%) Data Engineering
15 40 (5.84%) CRM
16 38 (5.55%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (5.55%) SDLC
17 34 (4.96%) Data Analysis
18 33 (4.82%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 536 (78.25%) SQL
2 204 (29.78%) T-SQL
3 108 (15.77%) C#
4 75 (10.95%) Python
5 58 (8.47%) PowerShell
6 44 (6.42%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 23 (3.36%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.21%) Java
9 22 (3.21%) R
10 17 (2.48%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.34%) VB
12 11 (1.61%) VBA
13 9 (1.31%) Scala
13 9 (1.31%) XPath
14 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.02%) C
14 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.73%) C++
16 4 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.50%) Degree
4 9 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.29%) ISEB
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) MBCS
8 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.74%) Data Quality
2 36 (5.26%) QA
3 6 (0.88%) GDPR
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.29%) NCSC
5 2 (0.29%) NIST
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) IFRS
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.17%) Docker
3 5 (0.73%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.31%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.17%) Control-M
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.73%) MIIS
4 5 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 243 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.68%) Oracle
3 59 (8.61%) Databricks
4 29 (4.23%) SAP
5 28 (4.09%) Informatica
6 15 (2.19%) Cognos
7 11 (1.61%) Intapp
8 10 (1.46%) Teradata
9 9 (1.31%) Talend
10 8 (1.17%) Dell
11 7 (1.02%) Google
12 6 (0.88%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.73%) NetApp
13 5 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.58%) Cerner
14 4 (0.58%) IBM
14 4 (0.58%) Netezza
14 4 (0.58%) Splunk
14 4 (0.58%) Vertica