Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 179 187
Rank change year-on-year -83 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 302 1,260 1,536
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.49% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 6.80% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 927 1,163
Median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -
10th Percentile £288 £300 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Median hourly rate £26.96 £24.66 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +12.09% -5.92%
10th Percentile £25.00 £15.40 £13.85
90th Percentile £54.25 £38.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.73 £16.69 £21.50
% change year-on-year +138.05% -22.37% -38.13%

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 7,237 18,518 23,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.62% 21.86% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,621 12,619 16,503
Median daily rate £483 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £323 £313
90th Percentile £668 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 272 230
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +7.56% -0.83%
10th Percentile £13.99 £12.64 £12.43
90th Percentile £51.21 £60.00 £56.17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% -7.69% -1.52%

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 -72 256 £438 - 154
UK excluding London -28 155 £400 -3.03% 135
London -52 127 £475 - 31
Work from Home -67 48 £354 -5.73% 36
North of England +6 47 £350 -12.50% 56
North West +14 35 £343 -14.34% 44
Scotland +54 29 £475 +8.57% 10
Midlands +4 21 £338 -3.57% 19
South East +38 20 £400 -3.03% 24
East of England +75 16 £375 -17.81% 6
South West +26 16 £440 +3.53% 18
West Midlands +12 11 £336 +3.46% 16
East Midlands +31 10 £338 -15.63% 3
Yorkshire +20 10 £369 -7.81% 11
Wales +33 6 £375 -6.25% 2
North East +31 2 £438 -2.78% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Reporting 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 Reporting Services.

1 218 (72.19%) SQL
2 185 (61.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (54.97%) Business Intelligence
4 161 (53.31%) SQL Server
5 151 (50.00%) Power Platform
6 143 (47.35%) Microsoft
7 130 (43.05%) Power BI
8 113 (37.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 101 (33.44%) Azure
10 92 (30.46%) T-SQL
11 88 (29.14%) Data Warehouse
12 86 (28.48%) C#
13 75 (24.83%) .NET
14 74 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
15 71 (23.51%) JavaScript
16 62 (20.53%) Finance
17 61 (20.20%) ETL
18 49 (16.23%) Migration
19 41 (13.58%) SharePoint
19 41 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (13.25%) Data Migration
21 39 (12.91%) Oracle
22 38 (12.58%) DevOps
23 35 (11.59%) Windows
23 35 (11.59%) Workflow
24 33 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
25 32 (10.60%) Banking
25 32 (10.60%) Dynamics 365
26 31 (10.26%) CRM
26 31 (10.26%) HTML

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 41 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.32%) SAS
4 3 (0.99%) IIS
4 3 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Synapse
5 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.66%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (9.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.66%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 151 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 101 (33.44%) Azure
3 32 (10.60%) Dynamics 365
4 28 (9.27%) Logic Apps
5 26 (8.61%) Power Automate
6 13 (4.30%) AWS
6 13 (4.30%) PowerApps
7 10 (3.31%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.66%) SaaS
8 5 (1.66%) Serverless
9 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.99%) AWS Step Functions
10 3 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.99%) Boomi
10 3 (0.99%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.99%) GitHub
11 2 (0.66%) NuGet
11 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) SSH
3 2 (0.66%) Intranet
3 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (61.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 161 (53.31%) SQL Server
3 130 (43.05%) Power BI
4 113 (37.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 88 (29.14%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (9.60%) Relational Database
7 28 (9.27%) Tableau
8 27 (8.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (6.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (6.29%) QlikView
11 17 (5.63%) Oracle Database
12 14 (4.64%) MongoDB
12 14 (4.64%) OLAP
12 14 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2017
15 9 (2.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (9.60%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (4.30%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.64%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.31%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.66%) JIRA
8 4 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.66%) FishEye
10 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.66%) MbUnit
10 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.66%) MSTest
10 2 (0.66%) NUnit
10 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.66%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (20.53%) Finance
2 32 (10.60%) Banking
3 25 (8.28%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.64%) Back Office
4 11 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.98%) Law
6 6 (1.99%) Marketing
7 5 (1.66%) Front Office
7 5 (1.66%) Local Government
8 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Electronics
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) International Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (59.93%) Developer
2 76 (25.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 44 (14.57%) SQL Developer
4 33 (10.93%) Analyst
5 26 (8.61%) Microsoft Developer
6 22 (7.28%) DBA
6 22 (7.28%) Power BI Developer
7 20 (6.62%) SQL BI Developer
8 19 (6.29%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.29%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.96%) Data Engineer
10 17 (5.63%) SQL DBA
11 16 (5.30%) Consultant
12 14 (4.64%) SSRS Developer
13 13 (4.30%) Administrator
14 12 (3.97%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (3.97%) SSIS Developer
15 11 (3.64%) C# Developer
15 11 (3.64%) Data Analyst
16 9 (2.98%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (24.83%) .NET
2 31 (10.26%) HTML
3 29 (9.60%) CSS
4 28 (9.27%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.62%) XML
6 19 (6.29%) Web Services
7 17 (5.63%) jQuery
8 14 (4.64%) JSON
9 11 (3.64%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.31%) RESTful
10 10 (3.31%) SOAP
10 10 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (2.65%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.65%) MDX
11 8 (2.65%) WPF
12 7 (2.32%) React
13 6 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.99%) WinForms
13 6 (1.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.62%) NHS
3 11 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.32%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Derivative
9 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.66%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.59%) Windows
2 18 (5.96%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.97%) Linux
4 12 (3.97%) Unix
5 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) HPUX
9 2 (0.66%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (54.97%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (20.20%) ETL
4 49 (16.23%) Migration
5 41 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (13.25%) Data Migration
7 38 (12.58%) DevOps
8 35 (11.59%) Workflow
9 31 (10.26%) CRM
10 28 (9.27%) Analytics
11 26 (8.61%) Visualisation
12 25 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (8.28%) Workflow Development
13 21 (6.95%) Data Modelling
13 21 (6.95%) Scrum
13 21 (6.95%) Unit Testing
14 20 (6.62%) Data Analysis
14 20 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (6.62%) Test Automation
15 19 (6.29%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 218 (72.19%) SQL
2 92 (30.46%) T-SQL
3 86 (28.48%) C#
4 71 (23.51%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 22 (7.28%) Python
7 18 (5.96%) PL/SQL
8 17 (5.63%) Java
9 14 (4.64%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.97%) VB
11 11 (3.64%) VBA
12 8 (2.65%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.32%) Korn
13 7 (2.32%) Perl
14 6 (1.99%) VB6
15 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.99%) C
16 3 (0.99%) R
16 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.96%) Degree
3 17 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.60%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) COREP
4 1 (0.33%) FINREP
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) LXC
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Ansible
1 3 (0.99%) Control-M
1 3 (0.99%) Oozie
2 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.33%) Grafana
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 143 (47.35%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.91%) Oracle
3 12 (3.97%) Sybase
4 10 (3.31%) IFS
5 9 (2.98%) Databricks
5 9 (2.98%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.98%) SAP
6 8 (2.65%) Cognos
7 6 (1.99%) VMware
8 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.66%) Teradata
9 4 (1.32%) EMC
9 4 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.99%) Dell
10 3 (0.99%) Informatica
11 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.66%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.66%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.66%) Google
11 2 (0.66%) RedGate