Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 159 136
Rank change year-on-year -24 -23 -52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1,479 1,499 1,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.66% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.55% 7.37% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 1,074 1,420
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.89% +5.08%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £38.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -11.63% +93.26%
10th Percentile £16.60 £21.55 £19.76
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.00 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £40.88
% change year-on-year -42.31% -4.59% +72.11%

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 22,576 20,346 23,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.43% 22.58% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,720 13,577 15,690
UK median daily rate £473 £437 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% +2.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 255 385
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £29.82 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +8.42% -4.15%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.30 £12.08
90th Percentile £53.20 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year +6.19% +5.61% -0.93%

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 May 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 21 May 2018.

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

SQL Server Reporting Services
Top 17 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 May 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 -33 1,319 £425 +6.25% 547
UK excluding London -32 744 £388 +10.71% 384
London -19 726 £450 +5.88% 193
North of England -61 156 £360 +2.86% 107
South East -25 153 £403 +3.21% 84
Midlands -23 148 £388 +10.71% 92
Scotland +5 94 £400 - 21
West Midlands -37 86 £388 +10.71% 45
North West -60 79 £360 +2.86% 55
East of England -1 68 £425 +13.33% 30
South West -17 64 £375 +11.11% 40
East Midlands -2 61 £400 +18.52% 46
Yorkshire -62 48 £398 +14.22% 39
Wales +14 38 £324 -10.69% 6
North East +35 29 £300 -25.00% 13
Northern Ireland +16 15 £350 -6.35% 4
Isle of Man - 8 £400 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,155 (78.09%) SQL
2 1,020 (68.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 954 (64.50%) SQL Server
4 794 (53.68%) Business Intelligence
5 714 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 605 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 497 (33.60%) T-SQL
8 450 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
9 423 (28.60%) C#
10 405 (27.38%) Power BI
11 404 (27.32%) Finance
12 392 (26.50%) .NET
13 371 (25.08%) ETL
14 330 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
15 188 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 184 (12.44%) Data Modelling
17 169 (11.43%) Analytics
18 167 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
19 164 (11.09%) ASP.NET
20 157 (10.62%) Microsoft Excel
21 154 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
22 151 (10.21%) SQL Server 2016
23 145 (9.80%) JavaScript
24 144 (9.74%) Banking
25 143 (9.67%) Migration
26 142 (9.60%) Visualisation
27 141 (9.53%) SQL Server 2012
28 139 (9.40%) MVC
29 138 (9.33%) Tableau
30 136 (9.20%) 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
1 101 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.89%) IIS
3 16 (1.08%) SAS
3 16 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
7 7 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.41%) Confluence
8 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.20%) Apache
9 3 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.068%) JBoss
11 1 (0.068%) Mule
11 1 (0.068%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.068%) WebLogic
Applications
1 157 (10.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.54%) SPSS
7 6 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 97 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (4.94%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.95%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.20%) iTrent
9 2 (0.14%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.14%) Concordance
9 2 (0.14%) Demantra
9 2 (0.14%) HFM
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.14%) Relativity
9 2 (0.14%) Retail-J
10 1 (0.068%) Endur
10 1 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 188 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
3 39 (2.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 26 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.76%) PaaS
5 11 (0.74%) Office 365
6 10 (0.68%) SaaS
7 9 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
7 9 (0.61%) GitHub
8 5 (0.34%) IaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.14%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.068%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.068%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.068%) Serverless
11 1 (0.068%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.54%) SMS
2 6 (0.41%) SAN
3 4 (0.27%) Intranet
3 4 (0.27%) IPsec
4 3 (0.20%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.14%) FTP
6 1 (0.068%) Broadband
6 1 (0.068%) DMZ
6 1 (0.068%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.068%) Extranet
6 1 (0.068%) Firewall
6 1 (0.068%) HTTP
6 1 (0.068%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.068%) Internet
6 1 (0.068%) LAN
6 1 (0.068%) NAS
6 1 (0.068%) Skype
6 1 (0.068%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.068%) WAN
6 1 (0.068%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,020 (68.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 954 (64.50%) SQL Server
3 605 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 450 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 405 (27.38%) Power BI
6 154 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 151 (10.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 141 (9.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 91 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 87 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 67 (4.53%) QlikView
12 66 (4.46%) OLAP
13 65 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
14 59 (3.99%) Relational Database
15 52 (3.52%) Data Lake
16 48 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 46 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
18 45 (3.04%) Big Data
19 42 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
20 40 (2.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 107 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 97 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 48 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 42 (2.84%) JIRA
5 34 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 27 (1.83%) Subversion
7 20 (1.35%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.95%) NUnit
10 12 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 11 (0.74%) MorphX
11 11 (0.74%) Selenium
11 11 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (0.61%) MSTest
13 7 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.41%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.41%) Moq
15 4 (0.27%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 404 (27.32%) Finance
2 144 (9.74%) Banking
3 68 (4.60%) Retail
4 51 (3.45%) Legal
5 41 (2.77%) Marketing
6 37 (2.50%) Law
7 33 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.96%) Advertising
9 27 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.56%) Back Office
11 18 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 16 (1.08%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.88%) Front Office
14 10 (0.68%) Billing
14 10 (0.68%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.47%) Publishing
16 5 (0.34%) Automotive
16 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 919 (62.14%) Developer
2 334 (22.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 298 (20.15%) SQL Developer
4 191 (12.91%) Analyst
5 153 (10.34%) SSRS Developer
6 150 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 138 (9.33%) .NET Developer
8 123 (8.32%) SSIS Developer
9 109 (7.37%) DBA
10 103 (6.96%) Consultant
11 96 (6.49%) SQL DBA
12 90 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 86 (5.81%) SQL BI Developer
14 84 (5.68%) SSAS Developer
15 65 (4.39%) Power BI Developer
16 62 (4.19%) Data Analyst
17 55 (3.72%) Microsoft Developer
18 53 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 52 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
19 52 (3.52%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (26.50%) .NET
2 164 (11.09%) ASP.NET
3 110 (7.44%) MDX
4 100 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 91 (6.15%) WCF
6 90 (6.09%) HTML
6 90 (6.09%) XML
7 81 (5.48%) CSS
8 77 (5.21%) .NET Framework
9 62 (4.19%) jQuery
10 56 (3.79%) Web Services
11 51 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (3.31%) Entity Framework
13 45 (3.04%) AngularJS
14 43 (2.91%) Kendo UI
15 32 (2.16%) JSON
16 30 (2.03%) HTML5
17 26 (1.76%) Ajax
18 22 (1.49%) Node.js
19 18 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (2.30%) Replication
5 33 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.03%) Reinsurance
7 27 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.49%) Clustering
8 22 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 22 (1.49%) NHS
9 20 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.28%) Fixed Income
11 17 (1.15%) Fintech
12 15 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.88%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.54%) Derivative
14 8 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.47%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.47%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 115 (7.78%) Windows
2 42 (2.84%) Windows Server
3 26 (1.76%) Linux
4 25 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.61%) Unix
8 8 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.14%) HPUX
11 2 (0.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.068%) Android
12 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.068%) CentOS
12 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (53.68%) Business Intelligence
2 371 (25.08%) ETL
3 330 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (12.44%) Data Modelling
5 169 (11.43%) Analytics
6 167 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
7 143 (9.67%) Migration
8 142 (9.60%) Visualisation
9 139 (9.40%) MVC
10 131 (8.86%) Scrum
11 119 (8.05%) CRM
12 105 (7.10%) Data Analysis
13 82 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
14 78 (5.27%) Data Migration
15 76 (5.14%) Kimball Methodology
16 70 (4.73%) Business Analysis
17 69 (4.67%) Data Visualisation
18 63 (4.26%) Workflow
19 57 (3.85%) ETL Development
20 54 (3.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,155 (78.09%) SQL
2 497 (33.60%) T-SQL
3 423 (28.60%) C#
4 145 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 83 (5.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 79 (5.34%) PowerShell
7 74 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 71 (4.80%) VBA
9 47 (3.18%) Python
10 36 (2.43%) Java
10 36 (2.43%) VB
11 32 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 29 (1.96%) R
13 21 (1.42%) VBScript
13 21 (1.42%) X++
14 13 (0.88%) PHP
15 9 (0.61%) MUMPS
16 8 (0.54%) C++
16 8 (0.54%) VB6
16 8 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (3.99%) Degree
2 40 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.88%) MCSE
6 11 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.34%) CFA
8 5 (0.34%) MBA
8 5 (0.34%) MCTS
8 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.27%) MCAD
9 4 (0.27%) MCSA
9 4 (0.27%) MCSD
10 3 (0.20%) MCP
10 3 (0.20%) MCPD
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
12 1 (0.068%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 37 (2.50%) QA
3 23 (1.56%) GDPR
4 9 (0.61%) MiFID
4 9 (0.61%) PMO
5 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) SLA
8 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.14%) IFRS
9 1 (0.068%) GAAP
9 1 (0.068%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.34%) XenApp
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.068%) Docker
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (0.61%) SCCM
3 7 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.41%) SCOM
5 5 (0.34%) Puppet
5 5 (0.34%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.34%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.14%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.14%) Nagios
7 2 (0.14%) Terraform
7 2 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.068%) Ansible
8 1 (0.068%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.068%) Control-M
8 1 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.068%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 714 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 138 (9.33%) Tableau
3 113 (7.64%) Oracle
4 57 (3.85%) SAP
5 55 (3.72%) Cognos
6 31 (2.10%) IBM
7 25 (1.69%) RedGate
8 19 (1.28%) Intapp
9 18 (1.22%) Informatica
10 15 (1.01%) Capita
11 14 (0.95%) JD Edwards
12 11 (0.74%) VMware
13 10 (0.68%) Netezza
14 9 (0.61%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.61%) Teradata
15 8 (0.54%) Citrix
15 8 (0.54%) Epicor
15 8 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.47%) Cloudera
16 7 (0.47%) Sage