Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server Reporting Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Reporting Services over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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 Reporting Services (SSRS)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 145 93
Rank change year-on-year -39 -52 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1466 1913 2608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.83% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.43% 8.09% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1390 1969
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.81%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 16
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.50% +22.62% -7.69%
10th Percentile £18.13 £11.98 £16.48
90th Percentile £57.00 £48.36 £108.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.83% +15.22% +2.22%

SQL Server Reporting 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 22785 23660 26437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.09% 22.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15575 15682 17425
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 368 408
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -1.75% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.44 £52.05 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +31.32%

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server Reporting Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting 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 Reporting Services within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -42 1370 £425 +6.92% 320
UK excluding London -60 766 £375 - 228
London -17 673 £450 +5.88% 106
North of England -31 218 £363 +3.57% 92
South East -42 198 £375 -6.25% 40
North West -6 133 £363 +6.23% 43
Midlands -55 119 £400 +10.34% 41
East of England -22 93 £363 -4.61% 22
West Midlands -21 92 £400 +16.28% 29
Yorkshire -31 80 £350 -6.67% 38
South West -47 71 £388 +12.73% 16
Scotland +10 51 £394 +12.50% 10
East Midlands -56 27 £375 - 12
Wales -7 14 £350 +12.00% 6
Northern Ireland -36 13 £400 -
North East +32 5 £344 -11.29% 11

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQL Server Reporting Services.

1 1094 (74.62%) SQL
2 1087 (74.15%) SQL Server
3 1043 (71.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 841 (57.37%) Business Intelligence
5 670 (45.70%) Microsoft
6 656 (44.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 529 (36.08%) Data Warehouse
8 497 (33.90%) T-SQL
9 426 (29.06%) ETL
10 395 (26.94%) Finance
11 367 (25.03%) C#
12 356 (24.28%) .NET
13 320 (21.83%) Power BI
14 295 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
15 206 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 198 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 181 (12.35%) Data Modelling
18 172 (11.73%) SQL Server 2016
19 162 (11.05%) ASP.NET
20 159 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 151 (10.30%) MDX
22 148 (10.10%) Migration
22 148 (10.10%) SQL Server 2014
23 146 (9.96%) Banking
24 137 (9.35%) Tableau
25 134 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
26 133 (9.07%) JavaScript
27 132 (9.00%) MVC
28 130 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
29 129 (8.80%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server Reporting 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
1 129 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.98%) IIS
3 22 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.68%) SAS
7 8 (0.55%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.48%) CMS
8 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.14%) Apache
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.14%) ThingWorx
12 1 (0.068%) JBoss
12 1 (0.068%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.068%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 134 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 71 (4.84%) Dynamics AX
2 61 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.75%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.68%) Actimize
5 10 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.48%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.41%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.27%) iTrent
11 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.20%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg AIM
12 2 (0.14%) Endur
12 2 (0.14%) FRx
12 2 (0.14%) Salerio
13 1 (0.068%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 159 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
3 23 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.09%) Office 365
5 14 (0.95%) IaaS
5 14 (0.95%) PaaS
6 11 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
8 6 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
8 6 (0.41%) GitHub
9 5 (0.34%) SaaS
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.20%) Serverless
10 3 (0.20%) Yammer
11 2 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.89%) Intranet
2 8 (0.55%) SAN
3 7 (0.48%) SMS
4 4 (0.27%) DNS
4 4 (0.27%) Internet
4 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.068%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.068%) Firewall
6 1 (0.068%) LAN
6 1 (0.068%) NAS
6 1 (0.068%) Skype
6 1 (0.068%) VLAN
6 1 (0.068%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1087 (74.15%) SQL Server
2 1043 (71.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 656 (44.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 529 (36.08%) Data Warehouse
5 320 (21.83%) Power BI
6 206 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 198 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 172 (11.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 148 (10.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 104 (7.09%) OLAP
11 97 (6.62%) QlikView
12 94 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 85 (5.80%) PowerPivot
14 76 (5.18%) Relational Database
15 65 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
16 44 (3.00%) Big Data
17 40 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
18 39 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
19 37 (2.52%) RDBMS
20 28 (1.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 130 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 33 (2.25%) Subversion
4 31 (2.11%) NUnit
5 27 (1.84%) JIRA
6 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 22 (1.50%) SpecFlow
8 20 (1.36%) Git (software)
9 16 (1.09%) Moq
10 14 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.95%) MSTest
11 13 (0.89%) MorphX
12 11 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.55%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.41%) Ant
14 6 (0.41%) Maven
15 5 (0.34%) ClearCase
16 4 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 395 (26.94%) Finance
2 146 (9.96%) Banking
3 48 (3.27%) Investment Banking
4 38 (2.59%) Retail
5 32 (2.18%) Legal
6 30 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 28 (1.91%) Marketing
8 27 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.30%) Advertising
10 16 (1.09%) Law
11 15 (1.02%) Front Office
12 12 (0.82%) Back Office
13 8 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.48%) Publishing
14 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.41%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.34%) Automotive
16 5 (0.34%) Local Government
16 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 955 (65.14%) Developer
2 417 (28.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 380 (25.92%) SQL Developer
4 196 (13.37%) Analyst
5 173 (11.80%) SSRS Developer
6 160 (10.91%) SSIS Developer
7 134 (9.14%) .NET Developer
8 131 (8.94%) SQL BI Developer
9 125 (8.53%) C# Developer
10 107 (7.30%) DBA
11 101 (6.89%) SQL Server Developer
12 96 (6.55%) SQL DBA
13 89 (6.07%) Business Developer
14 84 (5.73%) SSAS Developer
15 76 (5.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 75 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 75 (5.12%) Consultant
17 74 (5.05%) Senior Developer
18 64 (4.37%) Microsoft Developer
18 64 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (24.28%) .NET
2 162 (11.05%) ASP.NET
3 151 (10.30%) MDX
4 123 (8.39%) WCF
5 95 (6.48%) HTML
6 84 (5.73%) .NET Framework
7 80 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (4.77%) Web Services
8 70 (4.77%) XML
9 69 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 69 (4.71%) jQuery
10 66 (4.50%) CSS
11 60 (4.09%) AngularJS
12 42 (2.86%) WPF
13 41 (2.80%) HTML5
14 40 (2.73%) Entity Framework
15 38 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (1.98%) REST
17 24 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 20 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 129 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (2.73%) Replication
4 38 (2.59%) NHS
5 31 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 29 (1.98%) Clustering
6 29 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 29 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.98%) Fixed Income
7 20 (1.36%) Market Risk
8 19 (1.30%) Equities
9 18 (1.23%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 13 (0.89%) Derivative
11 13 (0.89%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.68%) Reinsurance
13 8 (0.55%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.48%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (5.80%) Windows
2 28 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 21 (1.43%) Linux
4 12 (0.82%) Unix
5 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.20%) Android
8 3 (0.20%) MVS
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.068%) HPUX
10 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.068%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (57.37%) Business Intelligence
2 426 (29.06%) ETL
3 295 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (12.35%) Data Modelling
5 148 (10.10%) Migration
6 132 (9.00%) MVC
7 114 (7.78%) CRM
7 114 (7.78%) Kimball Methodology
8 110 (7.50%) Analytics
9 105 (7.16%) Visualisation
10 93 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
11 85 (5.80%) Data Analysis
12 82 (5.59%) Scrum
13 76 (5.18%) Dimensional Modelling
14 72 (4.91%) Unit Testing
15 71 (4.84%) Data Migration
16 68 (4.64%) TDD
17 64 (4.37%) SDLC
18 56 (3.82%) ETL Development
19 51 (3.48%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1094 (74.62%) SQL
2 497 (33.90%) T-SQL
3 367 (25.03%) C#
4 133 (9.07%) JavaScript
5 100 (6.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 73 (4.98%) PowerShell
7 45 (3.07%) VBA
8 40 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 37 (2.52%) Java
10 34 (2.32%) Python
11 28 (1.91%) R
12 27 (1.84%) VB
13 24 (1.64%) X++
14 22 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.82%) C++
16 8 (0.55%) C
17 6 (0.41%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.41%) PHP
18 5 (0.34%) TypeScript
19 4 (0.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 52 (3.55%) Degree
2 41 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.43%) MCITP
6 11 (0.75%) MCSE
7 10 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.68%) ISEB
8 8 (0.55%) MCTS
9 7 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.14%) CFA
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.14%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.14%) MCP
11 2 (0.14%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.068%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 32 (2.18%) QA
3 14 (0.95%) MiFID
4 10 (0.68%) SLA
5 8 (0.55%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.41%) COBIT
7 5 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.27%) PMO
9 3 (0.20%) GAAP
9 3 (0.20%) GAMP
10 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.068%) GDPR
11 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.20%) UAG
4 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.068%) Docker
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (0.34%) Control-M
2 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (0.34%) SCOM
2 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.14%) logstash
4 2 (0.14%) Nagios
4 2 (0.14%) Oozie
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.068%) Ansible
5 1 (0.068%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.068%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.068%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.068%) Terraform
5 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.068%) WSUS
Vendors
1 670 (45.70%) Microsoft
2 137 (9.35%) Tableau
3 128 (8.73%) Oracle
4 37 (2.52%) Cognos
4 37 (2.52%) SAP
5 31 (2.11%) RedGate
6 26 (1.77%) Informatica
7 22 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.43%) JD Edwards
9 18 (1.23%) IBM
9 18 (1.23%) VMware
10 11 (0.75%) Sybase
11 10 (0.68%) Capita
11 10 (0.68%) Teradata
12 8 (0.55%) Talend
12 8 (0.55%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.48%) Twitter
14 6 (0.41%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
15 5 (0.34%) ESRI