Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 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 Reporting Services (SSRS)
UK
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 197 199
Rank change year-on-year -97 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 405 896 1,407
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.36% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.96% 6.38% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 638 1,085
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +2.72%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 22
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.33 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -2.17% -3.89%
10th Percentile £13.54 £13.47 £16.82
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.20 £43.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.48 £20.00 £22.65
% change year-on-year +32.40% -11.70% -13.71%

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 10,219 14,047 21,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.25% 21.27% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,996 9,547 15,302
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £320
90th Percentile £656 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 197 230
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.60 £26.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -3.96% -19.24%
10th Percentile £13.47 £13.75 £12.56
90th Percentile £60.05 £62.55 £52.75
Median hourly rate £23.47 £23.43 £26.65
% change year-on-year +0.19% -12.10% -33.38%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in the UK

SQL Server Reporting Services
Top 15 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 7 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 -87 326 £400 -5.88% 194
UK excluding London -28 198 £375 -6.25% 156
London -84 136 £430 -7.03% 47
Work from Home -119 127 £400 +6.67% 43
North of England +9 64 £325 -18.75% 41
North West +12 45 £325 -13.33% 23
Midlands -6 40 £375 -1.32% 41
South East +10 27 £364 -8.89% 29
West Midlands -20 22 £403 +7.33% 28
Scotland +22 20 £375 -6.38% 12
East of England +41 19 £400 -1.54% 21
Yorkshire +18 19 £438 +9.38% 15
East Midlands +24 18 £366 -4.87% 13
South West +21 16 £375 -19.14% 11
Wales +21 12 £434 +5.15%

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 300 (74.07%) SQL
2 285 (70.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 246 (60.74%) Business Intelligence
4 241 (59.51%) SQL Server
5 196 (48.40%) Power Platform
6 190 (46.91%) Power BI
7 157 (38.77%) Microsoft
8 147 (36.30%) Azure
9 144 (35.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 141 (34.81%) Data Warehouse
11 108 (26.67%) ETL
11 108 (26.67%) T-SQL
12 94 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
13 77 (19.01%) .NET
14 74 (18.27%) Finance
15 70 (17.28%) C#
16 55 (13.58%) Migration
17 53 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (12.84%) NHS
19 49 (12.10%) DevOps
20 48 (11.85%) Analytics
21 47 (11.60%) Azure Data Factory
22 46 (11.36%) Security Cleared
23 45 (11.11%) JavaScript
24 44 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
25 42 (10.37%) PowerShell
26 41 (10.12%) Dynamics 365
27 40 (9.88%) Scrum
28 37 (9.14%) SC Cleared
28 37 (9.14%) Tableau

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 13 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.99%) SAS
3 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.74%) IIS
4 2 (0.49%) Apache
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Synapse
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.25%) Luigi
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (7.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.49%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.25%) assyst
5 1 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 196 (48.40%) Power Platform
2 147 (36.30%) Azure
3 47 (11.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 41 (10.12%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (5.43%) Logic Apps
6 16 (3.95%) PowerApps
7 14 (3.46%) SaaS
8 13 (3.21%) AWS
8 13 (3.21%) Serverless
9 11 (2.72%) Azure Functions
10 9 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.48%) Azure Machine Learning
11 6 (1.48%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (1.23%) IaaS
12 5 (1.23%) Power Automate
13 4 (0.99%) PaaS
14 3 (0.74%) GCP
15 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.49%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.74%) SAN
2 2 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) DAB
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (70.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 241 (59.51%) SQL Server
3 190 (46.91%) Power BI
4 144 (35.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 141 (34.81%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (9.14%) Tableau
7 29 (7.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (7.16%) Data Lake
7 29 (7.16%) Relational Database
8 25 (6.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 23 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (5.19%) QlikView
11 19 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (3.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.96%) OLAP
14 11 (2.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (2.47%) SQL Server 2019
16 9 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.99%) JIRA
6 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.74%) MorphX
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.49%) Hudson
8 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.25%) LSMW
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 74 (18.27%) Finance
2 33 (8.15%) Public Sector
3 28 (6.91%) Banking
4 10 (2.47%) Law
5 6 (1.48%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.23%) Legal
6 5 (1.23%) Marketing
7 4 (0.99%) Advertising
7 4 (0.99%) Back Office
7 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.99%) Local Government
7 4 (0.99%) Publishing
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.74%) Retail
9 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.49%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 198 (48.89%) Developer
2 96 (23.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 71 (17.53%) Analyst
4 56 (13.83%) SQL Developer
5 40 (9.88%) Data Engineer
6 26 (6.42%) Architect
6 26 (6.42%) DBA
7 25 (6.17%) Consultant
7 25 (6.17%) Power BI Developer
7 25 (6.17%) SQL DBA
8 22 (5.43%) Data Analyst
9 20 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
10 19 (4.69%) Information Analyst
10 19 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
11 17 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.70%) SSRS Developer
13 13 (3.21%) Administrator
14 12 (2.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 12 (2.96%) SQL Server DBA
14 12 (2.96%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.01%) .NET
2 32 (7.90%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.17%) HTML
4 23 (5.68%) CSS
5 15 (3.70%) XML
6 13 (3.21%) MDX
7 12 (2.96%) Web Services
8 11 (2.72%) jQuery
9 10 (2.47%) JSON
10 9 (2.22%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.98%) WCF
12 7 (1.73%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.73%) RESTful
13 5 (1.23%) .NET Core
13 5 (1.23%) HTML5
13 5 (1.23%) SOAP
14 4 (0.99%) React
14 4 (0.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (12.84%) NHS
3 12 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.47%) Data Structures
4 10 (2.47%) Replication
5 8 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.73%) Clustering
6 7 (1.73%) Reinsurance
6 7 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.23%) User Experience
8 4 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (0.99%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.99%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.49%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.93%) Windows
2 12 (2.96%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.98%) Linux
4 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Unix
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (60.74%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (26.67%) ETL
3 94 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (13.58%) Migration
5 49 (12.10%) DevOps
6 48 (11.85%) Analytics
7 40 (9.88%) Scrum
8 35 (8.64%) Data Modelling
9 34 (8.40%) Visualisation
10 33 (8.15%) CRM
11 26 (6.42%) Data Migration
12 23 (5.68%) Workflow
13 22 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (4.94%) SDLC
16 19 (4.69%) BDD
16 19 (4.69%) Requirements Gathering
17 18 (4.44%) Dashboard Development
18 17 (4.20%) Case Management
18 17 (4.20%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 300 (74.07%) SQL
2 108 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 70 (17.28%) C#
4 45 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 42 (10.37%) PowerShell
6 28 (6.91%) Python
7 22 (5.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 14 (3.46%) Java
9 9 (2.22%) VBA
10 7 (1.73%) C
10 7 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.99%) R
11 4 (0.99%) VB
11 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.99%) X++
12 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.74%) PHP
12 3 (0.74%) Ruby
13 2 (0.49%) C++
13 2 (0.49%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.69%) Degree
4 6 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) MBCS
7 1 (0.25%) MCITP
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 18 (4.44%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.49%) NCSC
3 2 (0.49%) NIST
4 1 (0.25%) COREP
4 1 (0.25%) FINREP
4 1 (0.25%) IFRS
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.25%) LXC
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.48%) SCOM
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (1.23%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.49%) Puppet
4 2 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) Grafana
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 157 (38.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.67%) Databricks
3 26 (6.42%) Oracle
4 8 (1.98%) SAP
5 6 (1.48%) Intapp
6 5 (1.23%) Cognos
7 4 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.74%) IFS
8 3 (0.74%) NetApp
8 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.49%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.49%) Cerner
9 2 (0.49%) Citrix
9 2 (0.49%) Google
9 2 (0.49%) Informatica
9 2 (0.49%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.49%) RedGate
9 2 (0.49%) Sage
9 2 (0.49%) Teradata
9 2 (0.49%) Twitter