Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 211 185
Rank change year-on-year -14 -26 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 482 1,254 1,537
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.33% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.34% 6.02% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 981 1,157
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £303
90th Percentile £600 £564 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.08 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.35% -3.68% +0.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +136.11% -20.00% -40.00%

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 9,025 20,843 23,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.67% 22.13% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,906 14,272 16,428
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 260 234
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £15.97 £14.86 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.47 £60.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +7.14%

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020. 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 +3 445 £450 +5.88% 100
UK excluding London +2 261 £425 +7.59% 78
London +3 211 £470 -1.05% 25
South East +99 84 £443 +7.27% 12
North of England +3 55 £356 -5.00% 25
Midlands +54 47 £438 +16.67% 20
West Midlands +64 40 £438 +9.38% 16
North West +13 33 £325 -10.96% 21
South West +8 31 £425 - 11
Scotland +33 24 £475 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +8 21 £383 +2.00% 4
Work from Home -8 16 £425 +13.33% 22
East of England +15 13 £400 - 6
East Midlands +21 7 £418 +19.29% 4
Wales +20 7 £488 +23.81% 2
North East +29 1 £435 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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.

1 365 (75.73%) SQL
2 307 (63.69%) SQL Server
3 296 (61.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 243 (50.41%) Business Intelligence
5 218 (45.23%) Microsoft
6 213 (44.19%) Power Platform
7 196 (40.66%) Power BI
8 183 (37.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 153 (31.74%) Azure
10 146 (30.29%) T-SQL
11 141 (29.25%) Finance
12 138 (28.63%) Data Warehouse
13 134 (27.80%) C#
14 130 (26.97%) .NET
15 128 (26.56%) ETL
16 121 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
17 101 (20.95%) JavaScript
18 78 (16.18%) Migration
19 65 (13.49%) Data Modelling
19 65 (13.49%) DevOps
20 59 (12.24%) SharePoint
21 58 (12.03%) Data Migration
22 57 (11.83%) Windows
22 57 (11.83%) ASP.NET
23 56 (11.62%) Analytics
24 55 (11.41%) CRM
25 54 (11.20%) Team Foundation Server
26 53 (11.00%) Visual Studio
27 52 (10.79%) Oracle
27 52 (10.79%) Dynamics CRM

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 59 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.98%) IIS
3 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.62%) SAS
5 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.41%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) OnBase
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) InVision
Business Applications
1 52 (10.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.45%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.62%) Line 500
4 3 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.62%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) iTrent
6 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.21%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 213 (44.19%) Power Platform
2 153 (31.74%) Azure
3 52 (10.79%) Dynamics 365
4 23 (4.77%) AWS
5 20 (4.15%) PowerApps
6 17 (3.53%) Power Automate
7 15 (3.11%) Logic Apps
8 13 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (2.07%) Serverless
10 9 (1.87%) PaaS
11 8 (1.66%) Office 365
12 5 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.04%) Azure Functions
12 5 (1.04%) SaaS
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.83%) AWS Step Functions
13 4 (0.83%) IaaS
14 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.62%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.70%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) LAN
2 3 (0.62%) SAN
2 3 (0.62%) SSH
2 3 (0.62%) WAN
3 2 (0.41%) DHCP
3 2 (0.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) Intranet
3 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.21%) ICMP
4 1 (0.21%) PPP
4 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.21%) Skype
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (63.69%) SQL Server
2 296 (61.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (40.66%) Power BI
4 183 (37.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 138 (28.63%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (8.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 37 (7.68%) Relational Database
8 36 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (7.05%) SQL Server 2016
10 33 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (4.15%) OLAP
12 18 (3.73%) Oracle Database
13 17 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (2.90%) Data Lake
16 12 (2.49%) MongoDB
16 12 (2.49%) QlikView
16 12 (2.49%) SSDT
17 11 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
18 10 (2.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (11.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (11.00%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 21 (4.36%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.66%) JIRA
8 6 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.24%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.04%) Selenium
10 4 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.83%) Subversion
11 3 (0.62%) tSQLt
12 2 (0.41%) FishEye
12 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.41%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 141 (29.25%) Finance
2 45 (9.34%) Banking
3 35 (7.26%) Public Sector
4 27 (5.60%) Law
5 17 (3.53%) Legal
6 13 (2.70%) Retail
7 12 (2.49%) Back Office
8 7 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.45%) Local Government
8 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.45%) Marketing
9 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.62%) Front Office
10 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 294 (61.00%) Developer
2 114 (23.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 103 (21.37%) SQL Developer
4 51 (10.58%) Analyst
5 44 (9.13%) Power BI Developer
6 41 (8.51%) SQL BI Developer
7 38 (7.88%) DBA
8 36 (7.47%) .NET Developer
9 31 (6.43%) SSRS Developer
10 26 (5.39%) C# Developer
10 26 (5.39%) SQL DBA
11 25 (5.19%) SSIS Developer
12 23 (4.77%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.36%) SQL Server Developer
14 19 (3.94%) Administrator
14 19 (3.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 18 (3.73%) Architect
15 18 (3.73%) Consultant
15 18 (3.73%) CRM Developer
16 17 (3.53%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (26.97%) .NET
2 57 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 51 (10.58%) HTML
4 50 (10.37%) CSS
5 41 (8.51%) XML
6 36 (7.47%) jQuery
7 31 (6.43%) Web Services
8 27 (5.60%) .NET Framework
9 22 (4.56%) MDX
10 18 (3.73%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.32%) OAuth
11 16 (3.32%) OpenID
11 16 (3.32%) SAML
12 14 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (2.90%) JSON
12 14 (2.90%) RESTful
12 14 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (2.90%) WCF
13 12 (2.49%) Entity Framework
13 12 (2.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.70%) NHS
4 9 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.45%) Clustering
5 7 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.24%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.04%) User Experience
8 4 (0.83%) FMCG
8 4 (0.83%) LIMS
8 4 (0.83%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.62%) e-Health
9 3 (0.62%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.62%) PACS
9 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.83%) Windows
2 17 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.32%) Linux
4 13 (2.70%) Unix
5 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) HPUX
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (50.41%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (26.56%) ETL
3 121 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (16.18%) Migration
5 65 (13.49%) Data Modelling
5 65 (13.49%) DevOps
6 58 (12.03%) Data Migration
7 56 (11.62%) Analytics
8 55 (11.41%) CRM
9 49 (10.17%) Visualisation
10 45 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (7.47%) ITIL
12 35 (7.26%) Scrum
13 34 (7.05%) Data Visualisation
13 34 (7.05%) Requirements Gathering
14 32 (6.64%) MVC
14 32 (6.64%) Workflow
15 29 (6.02%) SDLC
16 28 (5.81%) High Availability
17 27 (5.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 365 (75.73%) SQL
2 146 (30.29%) T-SQL
3 134 (27.80%) C#
4 101 (20.95%) JavaScript
5 43 (8.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 34 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.22%) Python
8 25 (5.19%) VB
9 23 (4.77%) Java
10 20 (4.15%) PL/SQL
10 20 (4.15%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.11%) VBA
12 11 (2.28%) C
13 9 (1.87%) R
14 8 (1.66%) VB6
15 7 (1.45%) Korn
15 7 (1.45%) Perl
16 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.83%) X++
17 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.09%) Degree
3 38 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) MBA
7 1 (0.21%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.90%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) HL7
4 2 (0.41%) GDPR
4 2 (0.41%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) GAMP
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.62%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) SCOM
2 9 (1.87%) SCVMM
3 7 (1.45%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.83%) Oozie
5 3 (0.62%) Ansible
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.62%) vRealize
6 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Control-M
7 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) SCSM
7 1 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 218 (45.23%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.79%) Oracle
3 48 (9.96%) Tableau
4 18 (3.73%) SAP
5 15 (3.11%) VMware
6 13 (2.70%) Sybase
7 10 (2.07%) Cognos
8 9 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.66%) IFS
10 7 (1.45%) Telerik
10 7 (1.45%) Teradata
11 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.24%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.04%) EMC
12 5 (1.04%) Google
12 5 (1.04%) Informatica
13 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.83%) Intapp
13 4 (0.83%) Marketo
14 3 (0.62%) Sparx