Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 179 151
Rank change year-on-year -32 -28 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1,260 1,515 1,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.50% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.00% 6.71% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1,163 1,136
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +4.58%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +1.33% +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 14
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.00% -31.51% -15.12%
10th Percentile £17.87 £16.25 £17.08
90th Percentile £45.25 £40.63 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -30.92% -11.63%

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 21,016 22,563 20,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.13% 22.33% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,405 15,645 13,713
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +7.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £293
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +4.24% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 241 260
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +25.45% +9.04%
10th Percentile £14.27 £14.60 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.20 £56.75 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% +2.04%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 -29 1,147 £425 - 255
UK excluding London -10 731 £380 +1.33% 179
London -38 516 £475 +5.56% 82
North of England +40 246 £365 +4.29% 70
South East -7 144 £375 -6.19% 44
Yorkshire +60 119 £381 +5.17% 19
North West +23 112 £363 +0.69% 46
Midlands -55 88 £375 -3.23% 27
South West -19 79 £425 +9.68% 15
East of England +16 73 £400 +14.29% 20
Scotland -8 73 £385 -3.75% 4
West Midlands -53 46 £400 +3.23% 16
East Midlands +4 43 £375 -6.25% 11
Wales -17 20 £394 +22.09% 2
North East -13 15 £319 +6.25% 5
Northern Ireland +6 10 £325 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 929 (73.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 918 (72.86%) SQL
3 844 (66.98%) SQL Server
4 682 (54.13%) Business Intelligence
5 502 (39.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 495 (39.29%) Power BI
7 494 (39.21%) Microsoft
8 441 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
9 420 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 353 (28.02%) ETL
11 287 (22.78%) Finance
12 270 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 266 (21.11%) C#
14 256 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
15 245 (19.44%) .NET
16 144 (11.43%) Migration
17 139 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
18 137 (10.87%) Data Modelling
19 131 (10.40%) Tableau
20 120 (9.52%) Analytics
21 114 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
22 109 (8.65%) Data Migration
23 108 (8.57%) CRM
24 106 (8.41%) Windows
25 105 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
26 104 (8.25%) SQL Server 2016
27 101 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
28 100 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
29 99 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
30 97 (7.70%) MDX

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 95 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.90%) IIS
3 18 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.48%) SAS
9 4 (0.32%) Confluence
10 3 (0.24%) Apache
10 3 (0.24%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.079%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.079%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.079%) CMS
12 1 (0.079%) FormScape
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 139 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.16%) Mingle
7 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 84 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.71%) Visualfiles
5 8 (0.63%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.32%) Line 500
7 4 (0.32%) Lorenzo
7 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.32%) Relativity
8 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.16%) Primavera
9 1 (0.079%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.079%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.079%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.079%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.079%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 270 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (5.63%) Azure Data Factory
3 62 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
4 61 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (1.98%) Office 365
6 19 (1.51%) GitHub
7 14 (1.11%) PaaS
8 8 (0.63%) SaaS
8 8 (0.63%) Serverless
9 7 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
10 5 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.24%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.079%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.079%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.79%) SAN
2 8 (0.63%) DNS
3 6 (0.48%) DHCP
3 6 (0.48%) Firewall
3 6 (0.48%) Internet
3 6 (0.48%) IPv4
4 5 (0.40%) HTTP
4 5 (0.40%) Intranet
5 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.16%) FTP
6 2 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.16%) SMTP
6 2 (0.16%) SSH
6 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.079%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.079%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.079%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 929 (73.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 844 (66.98%) SQL Server
3 502 (39.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 495 (39.29%) Power BI
5 441 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
6 104 (8.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 100 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 99 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 72 (5.71%) QlikView
10 62 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 61 (4.84%) Data Lake
11 61 (4.84%) OLAP
12 59 (4.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 59 (4.68%) Relational Database
13 47 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 45 (3.57%) Big Data
15 40 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
16 39 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
17 34 (2.70%) NoSQL
18 29 (2.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 72 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 67 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 36 (2.86%) JIRA
5 23 (1.83%) Subversion
6 17 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 16 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.63%) ERwin
9 8 (0.63%) Toad
10 6 (0.48%) ER Studio
11 5 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.32%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.32%) Selenium
12 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.24%) Hudson
13 3 (0.24%) MSTest
13 3 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 287 (22.78%) Finance
2 73 (5.79%) Banking
3 54 (4.29%) Retail
4 30 (2.38%) Back Office
5 29 (2.30%) Front Office
6 28 (2.22%) Legal
7 24 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.67%) Law
9 19 (1.51%) French Language
9 19 (1.51%) German Language
9 19 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.87%) Billing
12 10 (0.79%) Marketing
12 10 (0.79%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.48%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Automotive
14 4 (0.32%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 739 (58.65%) Developer
2 288 (22.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 262 (20.79%) SQL Developer
4 191 (15.16%) Analyst
5 134 (10.63%) DBA
6 122 (9.68%) SQL DBA
7 89 (7.06%) SQL BI Developer
8 79 (6.27%) Power BI Developer
9 78 (6.19%) SSIS Developer
10 77 (6.11%) SSRS Developer
11 73 (5.79%) .NET Developer
12 60 (4.76%) Architect
13 59 (4.68%) SQL Server Developer
14 56 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
15 52 (4.13%) Data Analyst
16 50 (3.97%) C# Developer
16 50 (3.97%) Consultant
17 48 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
18 46 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 45 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (19.44%) .NET
2 97 (7.70%) MDX
3 83 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 61 (4.84%) XML
5 52 (4.13%) .NET Framework
5 52 (4.13%) Web Services
6 45 (3.57%) HTML
7 36 (2.86%) jQuery
8 34 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (2.62%) REST
10 32 (2.54%) WCF
11 28 (2.22%) CSS
12 27 (2.14%) AngularJS
12 27 (2.14%) RESTful
12 27 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (1.98%) JSON
14 21 (1.67%) SOAP
15 17 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (1.11%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.14%) Replication
6 19 (1.51%) NHS
7 16 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.19%) Clustering
9 13 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.95%) User Experience
11 11 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.87%) Equities
11 11 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.79%) Fintech
12 10 (0.79%) Reference Data
13 9 (0.71%) Derivative
13 9 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (0.56%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.48%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 106 (8.41%) Windows
2 36 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (1.19%) Linux
5 11 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.32%) Solaris
7 2 (0.16%) Unix
7 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.079%) Android
8 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (54.13%) Business Intelligence
2 353 (28.02%) ETL
3 256 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (11.43%) Migration
5 137 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 120 (9.52%) Analytics
7 109 (8.65%) Data Migration
8 108 (8.57%) CRM
9 105 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
11 95 (7.54%) Visualisation
12 91 (7.22%) Data Analysis
13 63 (5.00%) DevOps
13 63 (5.00%) Scrum
14 60 (4.76%) ERP
15 57 (4.52%) Kimball Methodology
16 56 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
17 53 (4.21%) Data Management
18 48 (3.81%) ITIL
18 48 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 918 (72.86%) SQL
2 420 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 266 (21.11%) C#
4 72 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 71 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 56 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 52 (4.13%) VB
8 51 (4.05%) VBA
9 40 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 39 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 32 (2.54%) Python
12 18 (1.43%) Java
12 18 (1.43%) R
13 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.71%) TypeScript
13 9 (0.71%) VB6
14 6 (0.48%) X++
15 5 (0.40%) C
16 4 (0.32%) PHP
17 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 34 (2.70%) Degree
4 22 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.87%) MCSE
7 7 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.56%) MCSA
8 6 (0.48%) MCITP
9 5 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.24%) ACCA
11 3 (0.24%) ISEB
11 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.16%) MCTS
13 1 (0.079%) AAT
13 1 (0.079%) CIMA
13 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.84%) Data Quality
2 21 (1.67%) GDPR
3 20 (1.59%) QA
4 11 (0.87%) SLA
5 6 (0.48%) IFRS
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 15022
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.32%) SEPA
7 2 (0.16%) HL7
8 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.079%) EMIR
8 1 (0.079%) GAAP
8 1 (0.079%) GAMP
8 1 (0.079%) MiFID
8 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.24%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Squid
6 1 (0.079%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.11%) Terraform
2 10 (0.79%) SCOM
3 6 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.16%) Control-M
6 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.079%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.079%) Graylog
7 1 (0.079%) Kibana
7 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.079%) Puppet
7 1 (0.079%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.079%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 494 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 131 (10.40%) Tableau
3 96 (7.62%) Oracle
4 39 (3.10%) SAP
5 23 (1.83%) Epicor
6 14 (1.11%) IFS
7 13 (1.03%) iManage
8 12 (0.95%) Talend
9 10 (0.79%) IBM
10 9 (0.71%) Remedy
10 9 (0.71%) VMware
11 8 (0.63%) Aderant
11 8 (0.63%) Reuters
11 8 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.56%) BMC
12 7 (0.56%) Databricks
12 7 (0.56%) Intapp
12 7 (0.56%) LexisNexis
13 6 (0.48%) Citrix
13 6 (0.48%) Sage