Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 150 89
Rank change year-on-year -38 -61 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1375 1885 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.77% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.24% 7.88% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1364 2021
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 16
UK median hourly rate £23.39 £28.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.49% +36.62% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.25 £14.58
90th Percentile £61.13 £49.50 £73.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +26.36% +19.57% +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 22051 23933 26541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.19% 22.49% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14900 15923 17416
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 393 397
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.53 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +4.98% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.67 £10.60 £12.65
90th Percentile £54.75 £49.75 £52.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +14.04% -3.39% +31.11%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -41 1290 £425 +11.84% 305
UK excluding London -54 741 £375 +3.45% 223
London -25 611 £450 +5.88% 96
North of England +9 218 £366 +4.64% 83
South East -44 193 £388 -3.13% 41
North West +17 138 £375 +11.04% 51
Midlands -48 112 £400 +14.29% 43
East of England -25 97 £375 -3.23% 20
West Midlands -20 84 £400 +23.08% 27
Yorkshire -14 76 £365 -2.67% 28
South West -44 59 £375 +15.38% 19
Scotland +31 50 £415 +22.96% 14
East Midlands -50 27 £375 +7.14% 15
Northern Ireland -41 10 £365 - 2
Wales -22 9 £350 +12.00% 1
North East +34 4 £250 -33.33% 4

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1017 (73.96%) SQL Server
2 1007 (73.24%) SQL
3 952 (69.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 786 (57.16%) Business Intelligence
5 637 (46.33%) Microsoft
6 622 (45.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 488 (35.49%) Data Warehouse
8 474 (34.47%) T-SQL
9 376 (27.35%) ETL
10 348 (25.31%) Finance
11 341 (24.80%) C#
12 334 (24.29%) .NET
13 286 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
14 281 (20.44%) Power BI
15 191 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 185 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
17 178 (12.95%) Data Modelling
18 146 (10.62%) ASP.NET
19 142 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
20 141 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
20 141 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
21 140 (10.18%) SQL Server 2016
22 136 (9.89%) JavaScript
23 131 (9.53%) MDX
24 130 (9.45%) SQL Server 2014
25 125 (9.09%) Migration
26 124 (9.02%) SharePoint
27 122 (8.87%) Visual Studio
28 121 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
29 119 (8.65%) 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
1 124 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.47%) IIS
3 20 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.73%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.58%) CMS
8 7 (0.51%) SAS
9 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.36%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.29%) ThingWorx
12 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.073%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.073%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.073%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.073%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.073%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.073%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.073%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.073%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 141 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.073%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 69 (5.02%) Dynamics AX
2 50 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.16%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.65%) Actimize
5 9 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.51%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.22%) iTrent
11 3 (0.22%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
12 2 (0.15%) Endur
12 2 (0.15%) FRx
12 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.15%) Salerio
13 1 (0.073%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 141 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
3 21 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.31%) Office 365
5 16 (1.16%) PaaS
6 15 (1.09%) IaaS
7 8 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.51%) SaaS
9 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.36%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (0.36%) GitHub
9 5 (0.36%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.36%) Yammer
10 4 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.22%) Serverless
12 2 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.95%) Intranet
2 11 (0.80%) DNS
3 8 (0.58%) SAN
4 7 (0.51%) Internet
5 6 (0.44%) Firewall
5 6 (0.44%) LAN
5 6 (0.44%) SMS
5 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.44%) VLAN
5 6 (0.44%) WAN
6 5 (0.36%) DHCP
6 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.22%) NAS
8 2 (0.15%) SSL
9 1 (0.073%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.073%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1017 (73.96%) SQL Server
2 952 (69.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 622 (45.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 488 (35.49%) Data Warehouse
5 281 (20.44%) Power BI
6 191 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 185 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 140 (10.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 130 (9.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 96 (6.98%) OLAP
11 89 (6.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 83 (6.04%) PowerPivot
13 79 (5.75%) QlikView
14 73 (5.31%) Relational Database
15 53 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
16 40 (2.91%) Big Data
16 40 (2.91%) RDBMS
16 40 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
17 36 (2.62%) OLAP Cube
18 29 (2.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 142 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 122 (8.87%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.25%) Subversion
4 27 (1.96%) NUnit
5 26 (1.89%) JIRA
5 26 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 24 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 23 (1.67%) SpecFlow
8 17 (1.24%) Moq
9 14 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.95%) MorphX
11 12 (0.87%) MSTest
11 12 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.44%) Maven
15 5 (0.36%) Ant
15 5 (0.36%) ClearCase
15 5 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 348 (25.31%) Finance
2 118 (8.58%) Banking
3 50 (3.64%) Retail
4 46 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.40%) Legal
6 30 (2.18%) Marketing
7 26 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.53%) Advertising
8 21 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.02%) Law
10 12 (0.87%) Front Office
11 11 (0.80%) Back Office
12 8 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.51%) Publishing
13 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.44%) Automotive
14 6 (0.44%) Games
14 6 (0.44%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.36%) Local Government
15 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 872 (63.42%) Developer
2 377 (27.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 328 (23.85%) SQL Developer
4 191 (13.89%) Analyst
5 174 (12.65%) SSRS Developer
6 145 (10.55%) SSIS Developer
7 130 (9.45%) .NET Developer
8 108 (7.85%) C# Developer
9 106 (7.71%) SQL BI Developer
10 96 (6.98%) DBA
11 91 (6.62%) SQL Server Developer
12 88 (6.40%) Business Developer
13 85 (6.18%) SQL DBA
14 73 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 71 (5.16%) Consultant
16 68 (4.95%) SSAS Developer
17 67 (4.87%) Senior Developer
18 65 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
19 63 (4.58%) Microsoft Developer
20 62 (4.51%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (24.29%) .NET
2 146 (10.62%) ASP.NET
3 131 (9.53%) MDX
4 113 (8.22%) WCF
5 93 (6.76%) HTML
6 83 (6.04%) .NET Framework
7 72 (5.24%) XML
8 70 (5.09%) Web Services
9 69 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (4.95%) jQuery
11 66 (4.80%) CSS
12 62 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (4.00%) AngularJS
14 42 (3.05%) WPF
15 39 (2.84%) Entity Framework
16 37 (2.69%) HTML5
17 29 (2.11%) REST
18 27 (1.96%) RESTful
19 26 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 24 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.13%) Replication
3 39 (2.84%) NHS
4 38 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (2.25%) Clustering
5 31 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 26 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 25 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.38%) Market Risk
9 16 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 15 (1.09%) Equities
11 14 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 13 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 13 (0.95%) Reinsurance
13 12 (0.87%) Derivative
14 11 (0.80%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.51%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.47%) Windows
2 29 (2.11%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.24%) Linux
4 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.80%) Unix
7 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.15%) Android
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.073%) HPUX
9 1 (0.073%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (57.16%) Business Intelligence
2 376 (27.35%) ETL
3 286 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (12.95%) Data Modelling
5 125 (9.09%) Migration
6 115 (8.36%) MVC
7 110 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 98 (7.13%) CRM
9 93 (6.76%) Data Analysis
10 92 (6.69%) Analytics
11 85 (6.18%) Visualisation
12 80 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
13 79 (5.75%) Scrum
14 74 (5.38%) TDD
15 70 (5.09%) Unit Testing
16 67 (4.87%) Dimensional Modelling
17 62 (4.51%) SDLC
18 61 (4.44%) Data Migration
19 49 (3.56%) Asset Management
20 48 (3.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1007 (73.24%) SQL
2 474 (34.47%) T-SQL
3 341 (24.80%) C#
4 136 (9.89%) JavaScript
5 84 (6.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 73 (5.31%) PowerShell
7 48 (3.49%) VBA
8 41 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 35 (2.55%) Java
10 34 (2.47%) VB
11 30 (2.18%) Python
12 28 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.82%) X++
14 21 (1.53%) R
15 11 (0.80%) C
15 11 (0.80%) C++
16 7 (0.51%) VB6
17 5 (0.36%) Delphi
17 5 (0.36%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (3.93%) Degree
2 35 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.53%) MCITP
6 12 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.87%) ISEB
7 11 (0.80%) MCSE
8 8 (0.58%) MCTS
9 7 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.29%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.073%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.073%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.36%) Data Quality
2 38 (2.76%) QA
3 14 (1.02%) MiFID
4 10 (0.73%) SLA
5 8 (0.58%) COBIT
5 8 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.44%) PMO
7 3 (0.22%) GAAP
7 3 (0.22%) GAMP
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
9 1 (0.073%) Basel III
9 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.073%) GDPR
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.36%) UAG
5 2 (0.15%) Docker
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.073%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (0.36%) Control-M
3 5 (0.36%) SCOM
4 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.15%) logstash
6 2 (0.15%) Nagios
6 2 (0.15%) Oozie
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.073%) Ansible
7 1 (0.073%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.073%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.073%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.073%) Terraform
7 1 (0.073%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.073%) WSUS
Vendors
1 637 (46.33%) Microsoft
2 119 (8.65%) Tableau
3 105 (7.64%) Oracle
4 36 (2.62%) SAP
5 28 (2.04%) RedGate
6 26 (1.89%) Cognos
7 22 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 20 (1.45%) Informatica
9 15 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.09%) VMware
10 12 (0.87%) Bloomberg
11 9 (0.65%) IBM
12 8 (0.58%) FactSet
12 8 (0.58%) Sybase
12 8 (0.58%) Talend
13 7 (0.51%) Twitter
14 6 (0.44%) Nintex
15 5 (0.36%) Birst
15 5 (0.36%) DevExpress
15 5 (0.36%) Jaspersoft