Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 193 188
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 939 1,431 1,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.44% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.54% 6.46% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 1,067 1,118
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.12% +6.13%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 11
UK median hourly rate £22.55 £23.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% +6.98% -38.57%
10th Percentile £13.47 £18.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £40.80 £43.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.77 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.34% -23.33% -21.05%

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 14,367 22,158 22,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.20% 22.37% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,480 15,270 15,446
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.15% +8.64%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 254 253
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% +25.45%
10th Percentile £14.03 £13.38 £15.19
90th Percentile £54.88 £56.35 £55.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -24.29% -10.26% +56.00%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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 +12 889 £425 - 474
UK excluding London +10 546 £400 - 408
London +17 376 £475 +4.97% 110
North of England -11 160 £400 +6.67% 137
South East +43 126 £400 -5.88% 68
Midlands +76 103 £375 -3.23% 74
North West +22 99 £400 +6.67% 76
West Midlands +89 85 £360 -10.00% 54
South West +22 80 £463 +12.12% 43
Yorkshire -26 50 £400 +3.23% 49
East of England -18 38 £406 -0.91% 42
Scotland -37 21 £375 - 31
East Midlands +20 18 £385 +2.67% 19
Wales +25 12 £413 +4.76% 13
North East +21 11 £443 +31.11% 12
Northern Ireland +8 5 - -

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 671 (71.46%) SQL
2 654 (69.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 592 (63.05%) SQL Server
4 508 (54.10%) Business Intelligence
5 431 (45.90%) Power Platform
6 426 (45.37%) Power BI
7 415 (44.20%) Microsoft
8 357 (38.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 309 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
10 277 (29.50%) Azure
11 270 (28.75%) T-SQL
12 230 (24.49%) Finance
13 216 (23.00%) ETL
14 205 (21.83%) C#
15 202 (21.51%) .NET
16 191 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
17 123 (13.10%) Migration
18 116 (12.35%) CRM
19 115 (12.25%) SharePoint
20 114 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
20 114 (12.14%) JavaScript
20 114 (12.14%) Analytics
21 112 (11.93%) Dynamics 365
22 110 (11.71%) Dynamics CRM
23 98 (10.44%) Data Modelling
23 98 (10.44%) DevOps
23 98 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
24 94 (10.01%) Visual Studio
25 92 (9.80%) Visualisation
25 92 (9.80%) Tableau

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
1 115 (12.25%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.15%) IIS
3 6 (0.64%) SAS
4 5 (0.53%) Apache
4 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.21%) JBoss
7 2 (0.21%) OnBase
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
8 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 114 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 110 (11.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.75%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.53%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.32%) Line 500
5 3 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.21%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SnowdropKCS
7 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 431 (45.90%) Power Platform
2 277 (29.50%) Azure
3 112 (11.93%) Dynamics 365
4 62 (6.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 45 (4.79%) Azure Functions
5 45 (4.79%) Serverless
6 30 (3.19%) PowerApps
7 27 (2.88%) Office 365
8 25 (2.66%) Microsoft Flow
9 22 (2.34%) AWS
9 22 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (2.34%) Data Lake Analytics
10 16 (1.70%) SaaS
11 10 (1.06%) PaaS
12 8 (0.85%) GCP
13 7 (0.75%) GitHub
13 7 (0.75%) IaaS
14 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.28%) Internet
2 10 (1.06%) SAN
3 3 (0.32%) DNS
3 3 (0.32%) LAN
3 3 (0.32%) WAN
4 2 (0.21%) DHCP
4 2 (0.21%) ICMP
4 2 (0.21%) Skype
4 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) FTP
5 1 (0.11%) PPP
5 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (69.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 592 (63.05%) SQL Server
3 426 (45.37%) Power BI
4 357 (38.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 309 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (6.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 50 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (4.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 45 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 42 (4.47%) Data Lake
12 35 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 33 (3.51%) Relational Database
14 30 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (2.56%) OLAP
15 24 (2.56%) QlikView
16 22 (2.34%) SQL Server 2017
17 18 (1.92%) Big Data
17 18 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (1.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 94 (10.01%) Visual Studio
2 82 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (3.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (2.34%) Selenium
5 20 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.81%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.17%) Subversion
9 10 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.85%) JIRA
11 7 (0.75%) tSQLt
12 5 (0.53%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.32%) GitLab
13 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.21%) Ant
14 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.21%) Maven
14 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 230 (24.49%) Finance
2 76 (8.09%) Public Sector
3 67 (7.14%) Banking
4 34 (3.62%) Legal
5 31 (3.30%) Law
5 31 (3.30%) Retail
6 30 (3.19%) Back Office
7 12 (1.28%) Local Government
8 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.96%) Marketing
10 8 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.53%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.32%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Front Office
14 3 (0.32%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.21%) Advertising
15 2 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 585 (62.30%) Developer
2 248 (26.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 203 (21.62%) SQL Developer
4 95 (10.12%) Analyst
5 76 (8.09%) SQL BI Developer
6 64 (6.82%) SSRS Developer
7 63 (6.71%) DBA
8 60 (6.39%) Power BI Developer
9 59 (6.28%) Architect
10 54 (5.75%) Consultant
11 51 (5.43%) .NET Developer
11 51 (5.43%) SQL DBA
11 51 (5.43%) SSIS Developer
12 45 (4.79%) C# Developer
13 40 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 34 (3.62%) Data Engineer
14 34 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
15 32 (3.41%) Azure Developer
16 31 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 28 (2.98%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (21.51%) .NET
2 72 (7.67%) ASP.NET
3 68 (7.24%) MDX
4 48 (5.11%) XML
5 41 (4.37%) HTML
6 39 (4.15%) jQuery
7 34 (3.62%) .NET Framework
8 33 (3.51%) CSS
9 32 (3.41%) JSON
10 30 (3.19%) WCF
11 29 (3.09%) AngularJS
12 28 (2.98%) Web Services
13 22 (2.34%) Entity Framework
14 17 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (1.70%) WPF
16 15 (1.60%) Ajax
16 15 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (1.60%) OAuth
16 15 (1.60%) OpenID
16 15 (1.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (2.98%) Management Information System
2 28 (2.98%) NHS
3 23 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (2.13%) Clustering
5 13 (1.38%) Replication
5 13 (1.38%) User Experience
6 12 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.75%) FMCG
10 7 (0.75%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.53%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.53%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.43%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.43%) Life Science
13 3 (0.32%) e-Health
13 3 (0.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 86 (9.16%) Windows
2 30 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.06%) Linux
4 10 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.32%) Android
9 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.21%) CentOS
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Unix
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (54.10%) Business Intelligence
2 216 (23.00%) ETL
3 191 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (13.10%) Migration
5 116 (12.35%) CRM
6 114 (12.14%) Analytics
7 98 (10.44%) Data Modelling
7 98 (10.44%) DevOps
8 92 (9.80%) Visualisation
9 72 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (6.28%) Data Migration
11 58 (6.18%) Scrum
12 57 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
13 52 (5.54%) MVC
13 52 (5.54%) Workflow
14 49 (5.22%) Data Visualisation
15 41 (4.37%) Data Management
16 36 (3.83%) Kimball Methodology
17 33 (3.51%) Case Management
18 32 (3.41%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 671 (71.46%) SQL
2 270 (28.75%) T-SQL
3 205 (21.83%) C#
4 114 (12.14%) JavaScript
5 66 (7.03%) PowerShell
6 55 (5.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 46 (4.90%) Python
8 34 (3.62%) Java
9 28 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 26 (2.77%) VB
11 25 (2.66%) VBA
12 22 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.60%) VB6
14 10 (1.06%) R
14 10 (1.06%) XAML
15 8 (0.85%) C
15 8 (0.85%) Scala
16 5 (0.53%) X++
17 3 (0.32%) ABAP
17 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.83%) Degree
4 26 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.17%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.21%) HND
8 2 (0.21%) ISEB
8 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.21%) MCITP
8 2 (0.21%) MCSD
9 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) MBA
9 1 (0.11%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.11%) MCSE
9 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.13%) QA
2 17 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.38%) MiFID
4 7 (0.75%) SLA
5 3 (0.32%) HL7
6 2 (0.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.21%) GxP
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) ITGC
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.53%) Docker
6 4 (0.43%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) LXC
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.92%) SCOM
2 16 (1.70%) SCVMM
3 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.64%) SCDPM
5 5 (0.53%) Puppet
5 5 (0.53%) Terraform
5 5 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.43%) Control-M
6 4 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.32%) Ansible
7 3 (0.32%) SCCM
7 3 (0.32%) vRealize
8 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.21%) Oozie
8 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 415 (44.20%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.80%) Tableau
3 80 (8.52%) Oracle
4 19 (2.02%) Databricks
5 18 (1.92%) SAP
6 17 (1.81%) Sparx
7 16 (1.70%) Cognos
7 16 (1.70%) VMware
8 12 (1.28%) Telerik
9 11 (1.17%) Google
10 10 (1.06%) IBM
10 10 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.75%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.64%) Citrix
14 5 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
15 4 (0.43%) Marketo
15 4 (0.43%) Northgate
15 4 (0.43%) Sage
15 4 (0.43%) Teradata