Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 184 147
Rank change year-on-year +2 -37 -51
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1,600 1,494 1,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.45% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.73% 6.59% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,162 1,367
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 22
UK median hourly rate £22.83 £21.50 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -28.19% +57.58%
10th Percentile £15.08 £16.28 £20.13
90th Percentile £46.38 £46.26 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.83 £23.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -3.89% -37.50% +100.00%

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 23,760 22,677 23,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.65% 21.96% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,510 15,623 15,424
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 265 351
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £31.15 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +11.25% -0.44%
10th Percentile £13.81 £14.54 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.00 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +25.00% -3.45%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +3 1,483 £427 +0.47% 695
UK excluding London +13 899 £400 +6.67% 561
London -11 689 £475 +5.56% 169
North of England +42 312 £365 +0.69% 187
Yorkshire +48 169 £394 +9.38% 78
South East -37 159 £425 +9.68% 113
Midlands -33 114 £425 +9.68% 118
North West -22 108 £350 -6.67% 98
South West +7 106 £410 +9.33% 52
East of England +10 102 £425 +17.24% 57
Scotland +29 89 £381 - 22
West Midlands -64 60 £450 +12.50% 69
East Midlands +30 51 £400 +6.67% 49
North East +28 35 £335 -7.59% 11
Wales -25 17 £400 +14.29% 12
Northern Ireland +21 2 £500 +30.72% 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 1,196 (74.75%) SQL
2 1,179 (73.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,069 (66.81%) SQL Server
4 814 (50.88%) Business Intelligence
5 648 (40.50%) Microsoft
6 646 (40.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 620 (38.75%) T-SQL
8 555 (34.69%) Data Warehouse
9 479 (29.94%) ETL
10 473 (29.56%) Power BI
11 434 (27.13%) C#
12 392 (24.50%) .NET
13 370 (23.13%) Finance
14 335 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
15 247 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 204 (12.75%) Migration
17 185 (11.56%) Data Modelling
18 183 (11.44%) SQL Server 2016
19 169 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
20 168 (10.50%) ASP.NET
21 155 (9.69%) Data Migration
22 154 (9.63%) Banking
23 152 (9.50%) Visualisation
23 152 (9.50%) Tableau
24 146 (9.13%) Analytics
25 145 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
26 133 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
27 129 (8.06%) Oracle
28 122 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
29 121 (7.56%) PowerShell

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 66 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.88%) IIS
3 15 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (0.81%) SAS
5 12 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.50%) Apache
8 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.38%) Confluence
10 6 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.25%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.13%) CMS
13 2 (0.13%) JBoss
13 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.063%) WebSphere
Applications
1 169 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 81 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.56%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.31%) Line 500
8 3 (0.19%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.13%) Primavera
10 1 (0.063%) Actimize
10 1 (0.063%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.063%) Epicor Tropos
10 1 (0.063%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.063%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.063%) Sage BI
10 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 247 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
3 55 (3.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 51 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (2.25%) PaaS
6 27 (1.69%) Office 365
7 21 (1.31%) IaaS
8 11 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
8 11 (0.69%) Serverless
9 8 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.44%) GitHub
10 7 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.31%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.19%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.56%) DNS
1 9 (0.56%) Internet
2 8 (0.50%) SAN
3 7 (0.44%) HTTP
4 6 (0.38%) Intranet
4 6 (0.38%) SMTP
5 5 (0.31%) DMZ
6 4 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.25%) FTP
6 4 (0.25%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.19%) SMS
8 2 (0.13%) DHCP
8 2 (0.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.13%) SSH
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.063%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.063%) Broadband
9 1 (0.063%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,179 (73.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,069 (66.81%) SQL Server
3 646 (40.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 555 (34.69%) Data Warehouse
5 473 (29.56%) Power BI
6 183 (11.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 122 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 119 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 111 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 84 (5.25%) QlikView
11 79 (4.94%) Relational Database
12 77 (4.81%) Data Lake
12 77 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 66 (4.13%) Big Data
14 60 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
15 58 (3.63%) NoSQL
16 54 (3.38%) OLAP
17 45 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
18 44 (2.75%) MongoDB
19 39 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 108 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (4.69%) JIRA
3 72 (4.50%) Visual Studio
4 69 (4.31%) Subversion
5 34 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (1.94%) Git (software)
6 31 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 30 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (1.00%) NUnit
9 15 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (0.81%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.69%) MSTest
12 9 (0.56%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.50%) MorphX
14 7 (0.44%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.44%) ERwin
14 7 (0.44%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.44%) Toad
14 7 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.38%) Mercurial
General
1 370 (23.13%) Finance
2 154 (9.63%) Banking
3 82 (5.13%) Retail
4 50 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 46 (2.88%) Back Office
6 42 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.19%) Front Office
8 34 (2.13%) Legal
9 32 (2.00%) Marketing
10 23 (1.44%) Law
11 16 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.94%) Advertising
13 14 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.50%) Billing
14 8 (0.50%) Electronics
14 8 (0.50%) Local Government
15 7 (0.44%) German Language
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
17 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,022 (63.88%) Developer
2 365 (22.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 342 (21.38%) SQL Developer
4 239 (14.94%) Analyst
5 131 (8.19%) SSRS Developer
6 127 (7.94%) SSIS Developer
7 121 (7.56%) C# Developer
8 116 (7.25%) DBA
9 115 (7.19%) .NET Developer
10 103 (6.44%) SQL DBA
11 100 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
12 83 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
13 70 (4.38%) ETL Developer
14 66 (4.13%) Power BI Developer
15 65 (4.06%) SSAS Developer
16 62 (3.88%) Consultant
17 61 (3.81%) Data Analyst
17 61 (3.81%) Senior Developer
18 59 (3.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 58 (3.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (24.50%) .NET
2 168 (10.50%) ASP.NET
3 120 (7.50%) WCF
4 104 (6.50%) XML
5 93 (5.81%) .NET Framework
6 79 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (4.63%) MDX
8 70 (4.38%) HTML
8 70 (4.38%) Web Services
9 66 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (3.31%) CSS
11 50 (3.13%) jQuery
12 39 (2.44%) Kendo UI
13 38 (2.38%) JSON
14 34 (2.13%) Entity Framework
15 33 (2.06%) Reactive Extensions
15 33 (2.06%) Task Parallel Library
16 29 (1.81%) WPF
17 28 (1.75%) REST
18 26 (1.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 45 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 28 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 28 (1.75%) Market Risk
6 26 (1.63%) Equities
6 26 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.50%) Reference Data
7 24 (1.50%) Replication
8 23 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.31%) Clustering
10 20 (1.25%) NHS
11 19 (1.19%) Reinsurance
12 15 (0.94%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.88%) User Experience
14 12 (0.75%) Fintech
15 7 (0.44%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 97 (6.06%) Windows
2 37 (2.31%) Windows Server
3 22 (1.38%) Linux
4 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.31%) Unix
6 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.063%) VMS
8 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (50.88%) Business Intelligence
2 479 (29.94%) ETL
3 335 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (12.75%) Migration
5 185 (11.56%) Data Modelling
6 155 (9.69%) Data Migration
7 152 (9.50%) Visualisation
8 146 (9.13%) Analytics
9 133 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
10 115 (7.19%) MVC
11 114 (7.13%) Data Analysis
12 100 (6.25%) CRM
13 99 (6.19%) Scrum
14 82 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
15 81 (5.06%) Kimball Methodology
16 75 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
17 69 (4.31%) ERP
18 66 (4.13%) Dimensional Modelling
19 64 (4.00%) DevOps
19 64 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1,196 (74.75%) SQL
2 620 (38.75%) T-SQL
3 434 (27.13%) C#
4 121 (7.56%) PowerShell
5 111 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 83 (5.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 69 (4.31%) VBA
8 58 (3.63%) Python
9 49 (3.06%) VB
10 46 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 44 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 24 (1.50%) Java
13 22 (1.38%) R
14 12 (0.75%) PHP
15 11 (0.69%) X++
16 9 (0.56%) C
16 9 (0.56%) U-SQL
17 8 (0.50%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.31%) VBScript
18 5 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 44 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 33 (2.06%) Degree
4 27 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.06%) MCSE
6 8 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.38%) MCITP
7 6 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.31%) ISEB
8 5 (0.31%) MCTS
9 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.19%) CCNA
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.19%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.19%) MCSA
10 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.19%) PMP
10 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.81%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.56%) QA
3 38 (2.38%) GDPR
4 10 (0.63%) EMIR
4 10 (0.63%) MiFID
5 9 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.50%) PMO
7 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.19%) Basel III
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 1 (0.063%) GAMP
10 1 (0.063%) IFRS
10 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.44%) XenApp
5 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.13%) Squid
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.063%) Docker
7 1 (0.063%) HDFS
7 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (0.63%) SCOM
4 9 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.44%) Terraform
6 6 (0.38%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.31%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.19%) Ansible
8 3 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.19%) SCCM
9 2 (0.13%) Control-M
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.063%) Foglight
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 648 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 152 (9.50%) Tableau
3 129 (8.06%) Oracle
4 67 (4.19%) SAP
5 21 (1.31%) Talend
6 20 (1.25%) Epicor
7 18 (1.13%) Reuters
8 16 (1.00%) IBM
9 15 (0.94%) RedGate
10 14 (0.88%) Sage
11 13 (0.81%) Cognos
11 13 (0.81%) Google
12 12 (0.75%) Citrix
13 10 (0.63%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.44%) Informatica
14 7 (0.44%) Intapp
14 7 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.38%) Aderant
15 6 (0.38%) Teradata
16 5 (0.31%) VMware