Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 152 83
Rank change year-on-year -21 -69 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1453 1876 2802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.72% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.73% 7.77% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1362 2021
UK median daily rate £413 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +4.83% -2.03%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 16
UK median hourly rate £24.77 £38.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.66% +75.00% -4.35%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.50 £14.78
90th Percentile £62.50 £48.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.82% +25.00% -4.35%

SQL Server Reporting Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21601 24157 26050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.59% 22.16% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14398 16196 16910
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 383 367
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +4.34% -2.45%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.35 £54.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £29.76 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.68% +8.23% -2.65%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -20 1369 £413 +6.87% 299
UK excluding London -21 787 £375 +2.74% 240
London -9 640 £450 +6.51% 78
North of England +22 221 £363 +3.57% 96
South East -49 187 £400 +2.56% 41
North West +40 149 £375 +12.89% 51
Midlands -27 146 £373 +2.97% 40
East of England -6 96 £363 -6.45% 16
West Midlands -5 95 £375 +3.81% 24
South West -34 74 £350 +7.69% 26
Yorkshire -6 71 £350 -6.67% 38
East Midlands -35 50 £344 -1.79% 16
Scotland +50 46 £400 +18.52% 17
Wales -30 11 £350 -3.45% 4
Northern Ireland -44 9 £365 -8.75% 1
North East +22 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1055 (72.61%) SQL
2 1044 (71.85%) SQL Server
3 1021 (70.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 818 (56.30%) Business Intelligence
5 673 (46.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 664 (45.70%) Microsoft
7 518 (35.65%) T-SQL
8 501 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
9 388 (26.70%) ETL
10 359 (24.71%) C#
11 352 (24.23%) Finance
12 348 (23.95%) .NET
13 283 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
13 283 (19.48%) Power BI
14 200 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 198 (13.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 182 (12.53%) Data Modelling
17 179 (12.32%) Microsoft Excel
18 148 (10.19%) Migration
19 144 (9.91%) MDX
20 142 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
21 139 (9.57%) ASP.NET
22 138 (9.50%) SQL Server 2014
23 125 (8.60%) SQL Server 2016
24 124 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
25 119 (8.19%) SharePoint
26 118 (8.12%) Banking
27 117 (8.05%) JavaScript
27 117 (8.05%) Oracle
28 115 (7.91%) Kimball Methodology

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
1 119 (8.19%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.13%) IIS
3 22 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.55%) CMS
7 8 (0.55%) SAS
8 4 (0.28%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.28%) ThingWorx
8 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.069%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 179 (12.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 63 (4.34%) Dynamics AX
2 50 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.83%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.55%) Actimize
6 6 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.21%) FRx
9 3 (0.21%) iTrent
9 3 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.21%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.14%) Changepoint
10 2 (0.14%) Lorenzo
10 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
10 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
10 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 124 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
3 21 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.45%) Office 365
4 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (0.55%) PaaS
5 8 (0.55%) SaaS
5 8 (0.55%) Yammer
6 7 (0.48%) IaaS
7 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.34%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (0.28%) GitHub
9 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.89%) DNS
1 13 (0.89%) Internet
1 13 (0.89%) SAN
2 9 (0.62%) Firewall
3 8 (0.55%) Intranet
4 7 (0.48%) LAN
4 7 (0.48%) NAS
4 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.48%) VLAN
4 7 (0.48%) WAN
5 5 (0.34%) DHCP
5 5 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.14%) SMS
7 1 (0.069%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.069%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1044 (71.85%) SQL Server
2 1021 (70.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 673 (46.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 501 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
5 283 (19.48%) Power BI
6 200 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 198 (13.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 138 (9.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 125 (8.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 96 (6.61%) OLAP
11 95 (6.54%) QlikView
12 89 (6.13%) Relational Database
13 87 (5.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 72 (4.96%) PowerPivot
15 45 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
16 42 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (2.68%) RDBMS
18 35 (2.41%) Big Data
19 30 (2.06%) MS Access
20 29 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 142 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (7.85%) Visual Studio
3 30 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.79%) NUnit
5 25 (1.72%) Subversion
6 23 (1.58%) JIRA
7 22 (1.51%) SpecFlow
7 22 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 16 (1.10%) Moq
9 15 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.96%) MSTest
10 14 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.62%) MorphX
12 8 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.48%) Selenium
13 7 (0.48%) WiX
14 6 (0.41%) Maven
15 5 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 352 (24.23%) Finance
2 118 (8.12%) Banking
3 68 (4.68%) Retail
4 42 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 41 (2.82%) Marketing
6 39 (2.68%) Legal
7 31 (2.13%) Advertising
8 23 (1.58%) Law
9 18 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.03%) Back Office
11 14 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.69%) Front Office
13 9 (0.62%) Publishing
14 8 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Games
15 7 (0.48%) Telecoms
16 6 (0.41%) Automotive
16 6 (0.41%) Local Government
17 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 905 (62.28%) Developer
2 393 (27.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 327 (22.51%) SQL Developer
4 219 (15.07%) Analyst
5 191 (13.15%) SSRS Developer
6 160 (11.01%) SSIS Developer
7 127 (8.74%) .NET Developer
8 116 (7.98%) SQL BI Developer
9 108 (7.43%) DBA
10 101 (6.95%) SQL DBA
11 100 (6.88%) SQL Server Developer
12 96 (6.61%) C# Developer
13 92 (6.33%) Business Developer
14 81 (5.57%) SSAS Developer
15 78 (5.37%) Consultant
16 77 (5.30%) SQL Analyst
17 73 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 69 (4.75%) ETL Developer
19 65 (4.47%) Report Developer
20 64 (4.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (23.95%) .NET
2 144 (9.91%) MDX
3 139 (9.57%) ASP.NET
4 105 (7.23%) WCF
5 79 (5.44%) .NET Framework
6 77 (5.30%) Web Services
7 73 (5.02%) HTML
8 67 (4.61%) XML
9 61 (4.20%) jQuery
10 56 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (3.44%) CSS
12 47 (3.23%) AngularJS
13 46 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (2.89%) Entity Framework
15 32 (2.20%) WPF
16 31 (2.13%) HTML5
17 29 (2.00%) REST
18 26 (1.79%) RESTful
19 22 (1.51%) D3.js
19 22 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.23%) Replication
3 44 (3.03%) Clustering
4 43 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.82%) NHS
6 35 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 27 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 21 (1.45%) Hedge funds
10 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.10%) Market Risk
12 15 (1.03%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.89%) Equities
14 12 (0.83%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.76%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (0.62%) Reinsurance
18 8 (0.55%) User Experience
19 7 (0.48%) Derivative
20 6 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 105 (7.23%) Windows
2 36 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (1.38%) Linux
4 20 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (0.76%) Unix
7 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.28%) Android
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.069%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.069%) HPUX
10 1 (0.069%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.069%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (56.30%) Business Intelligence
2 388 (26.70%) ETL
3 283 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (12.53%) Data Modelling
5 148 (10.19%) Migration
6 115 (7.91%) Kimball Methodology
7 102 (7.02%) MVC
8 100 (6.88%) Analytics
9 99 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
10 92 (6.33%) CRM
11 87 (5.99%) Data Analysis
11 87 (5.99%) Data Migration
12 79 (5.44%) Unit Testing
13 70 (4.82%) SDLC
14 65 (4.47%) Scrum
14 65 (4.47%) TDD
15 62 (4.27%) Visualisation
16 57 (3.92%) Data Management
16 57 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
17 54 (3.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1055 (72.61%) SQL
2 518 (35.65%) T-SQL
3 359 (24.71%) C#
4 117 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 85 (5.85%) PowerShell
6 75 (5.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 66 (4.54%) VBA
8 60 (4.13%) VB.NET
9 45 (3.10%) VB
10 34 (2.34%) Java
10 34 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 28 (1.93%) X++
12 22 (1.51%) Python
13 20 (1.38%) R
14 13 (0.89%) VBScript
15 12 (0.83%) C
16 8 (0.55%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.55%) VB6
17 6 (0.41%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (4.61%) Degree
2 41 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.17%) MCITP
6 11 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.69%) MCSE
8 9 (0.62%) ISEB
9 8 (0.55%) MCDBA
10 7 (0.48%) MCTS
11 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 1 (0.069%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 46 (3.17%) QA
3 11 (0.76%) MiFID
4 10 (0.69%) SLA
5 8 (0.55%) COBIT
5 8 (0.55%) PMO
6 6 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.21%) EMIR
7 3 (0.21%) IFRS
7 3 (0.21%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.14%) Basel III
8 2 (0.14%) GAAP
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.34%) UAG
3 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) Docker
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (0.55%) Control-M
3 6 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.28%) SCOM
5 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) Oozie
6 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.14%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.069%) Ansible
7 1 (0.069%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.069%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.069%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.069%) logstash
7 1 (0.069%) Nagios
7 1 (0.069%) Puppet
7 1 (0.069%) Terraform
7 1 (0.069%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 664 (45.70%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.05%) Oracle
3 113 (7.78%) Tableau
4 36 (2.48%) SAP
5 29 (2.00%) Cognos
6 21 (1.45%) RedGate
6 21 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.31%) JD Edwards
8 18 (1.24%) Informatica
9 10 (0.69%) Bloomberg
9 10 (0.69%) Sybase
10 8 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 8 (0.55%) FactSet
10 8 (0.55%) Talend
11 7 (0.48%) Jaspersoft
11 7 (0.48%) VMware
12 6 (0.41%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.41%) IBM
12 6 (0.41%) Nintex
13 5 (0.34%) MicroStrategy