Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 196 178
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1,211 1,467 1,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 6.24% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1,113 1,066
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £288
90th Percentile £575 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
UK median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £24.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% -9.16% -35.66%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.70 £20.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.50 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £21.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year -21.76% -36.57% +21.82%

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 19,981 23,495 21,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.93% 22.80% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,674 16,406 14,418
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 251
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -7.26% +8.77%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.98 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year +21.74% -9.45% +6.68%

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 17 August 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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 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 -13 1,110 £425 -0.23% 669
UK excluding London -4 668 £400 - 583
London -27 520 £475 -2.56% 143
North of England +8 169 £363 +2.11% 201
South East +22 149 £413 - 110
South West +18 118 £425 +6.25% 40
North West +27 98 £363 - 117
Midlands +4 98 £375 -6.25% 118
Yorkshire +4 65 £375 -9.64% 64
Scotland +12 52 £425 +6.25% 44
West Midlands +6 52 £375 -10.45% 73
East of England -20 47 £413 - 57
East Midlands +10 45 £366 -5.55% 45
Wales +6 23 £394 +1.61% 13
Northern Ireland -1 11 £325 -23.53%
North East -14 6 £306 +2.08% 20
Channel Islands - 1 £513 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 881 (72.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 844 (69.69%) SQL
3 771 (63.67%) SQL Server
4 663 (54.75%) Business Intelligence
5 537 (44.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 535 (44.18%) Microsoft
7 483 (39.88%) Power Platform
8 478 (39.47%) Power BI
9 404 (33.36%) Data Warehouse
10 348 (28.74%) T-SQL
11 302 (24.94%) ETL
12 287 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 283 (23.37%) Finance
14 247 (20.40%) C#
15 234 (19.32%) .NET
16 215 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
17 170 (14.04%) Data Modelling
18 161 (13.29%) Migration
19 151 (12.47%) CRM
20 139 (11.48%) Analytics
21 126 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
22 119 (9.83%) Dynamics CRM
23 112 (9.25%) JavaScript
24 110 (9.08%) Windows
25 109 (9.00%) Tableau
26 108 (8.92%) Data Migration
27 107 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
27 107 (8.84%) Dynamics 365
28 102 (8.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
29 97 (8.01%) 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 96 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.15%) IIS
3 21 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.74%) Apache
7 9 (0.74%) SAS
8 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.50%) CMS
9 6 (0.50%) Confluence
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.50%) WebLogic Integration
10 5 (0.41%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (0.25%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.083%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.083%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 126 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.25%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.17%) Mingle
9 1 (0.083%) Stata
Business Applications
1 119 (9.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.48%) Elite 3E
3 22 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.91%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.50%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.41%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.33%) Relativity
8 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.25%) OPENHousing
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.083%) Advent Geneva
11 1 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.083%) GoldMine
11 1 (0.083%) Line 500
11 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 483 (39.88%) Power Platform
2 287 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (8.84%) Dynamics 365
4 54 (4.46%) Azure Data Factory
5 47 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (2.15%) Office 365
7 20 (1.65%) Serverless
8 19 (1.57%) Azure Functions
8 19 (1.57%) Data Lake Analytics
9 9 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.74%) PaaS
10 6 (0.50%) GitHub
10 6 (0.50%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.17%) IaaS
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Flow
12 2 (0.17%) SaaS
13 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.083%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.40%) Internet
2 10 (0.83%) Firewall
3 8 (0.66%) SAN
4 5 (0.41%) DNS
5 4 (0.33%) DHCP
6 3 (0.25%) Intranet
6 3 (0.25%) IPv4
7 2 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.083%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.083%) FTP
8 1 (0.083%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.083%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.083%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (72.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 771 (63.67%) SQL Server
3 537 (44.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 478 (39.47%) Power BI
5 404 (33.36%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 95 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 79 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 76 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 73 (6.03%) Relational Database
11 71 (5.86%) QlikView
12 64 (5.28%) OLAP
13 61 (5.04%) Data Lake
14 60 (4.95%) SQL Server 2014
15 58 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
16 44 (3.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 37 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
18 33 (2.73%) PowerPivot
18 33 (2.73%) SQL Server 2017
19 32 (2.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 82 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 67 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.90%) JIRA
5 22 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (1.65%) Git (software)
7 16 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.83%) ERwin
9 6 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.33%) Fiddler
11 4 (0.33%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (0.33%) NUnit
11 4 (0.33%) Selenium
11 4 (0.33%) Sourcetree
11 4 (0.33%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.33%) Subversion
12 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.17%) tSQLt
General
1 283 (23.37%) Finance
2 89 (7.35%) Banking
3 68 (5.62%) Legal
4 44 (3.63%) Retail
5 39 (3.22%) Back Office
6 37 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 36 (2.97%) Front Office
8 29 (2.39%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.32%) Law
10 16 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.99%) Marketing
12 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 7 (0.58%) Advertising
13 7 (0.58%) Local Government
14 5 (0.41%) Automotive
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Electronics
17 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 683 (56.40%) Developer
2 272 (22.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 201 (16.60%) SQL Developer
4 124 (10.24%) Analyst
5 108 (8.92%) DBA
6 98 (8.09%) SQL DBA
7 86 (7.10%) SSRS Developer
8 80 (6.61%) Architect
9 79 (6.52%) Power BI Developer
10 76 (6.28%) SSIS Developer
11 67 (5.53%) Consultant
12 62 (5.12%) SQL BI Developer
13 58 (4.79%) .NET Developer
14 56 (4.62%) CRM Developer
15 47 (3.88%) Applications Support
16 46 (3.80%) Data Architect
17 43 (3.55%) Report Developer
18 42 (3.47%) C# Developer
19 40 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
20 38 (3.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (19.32%) .NET
2 88 (7.27%) MDX
3 82 (6.77%) ASP.NET
4 58 (4.79%) XML
5 52 (4.29%) Web Services
6 45 (3.72%) HTML
7 39 (3.22%) .NET Framework
8 36 (2.97%) jQuery
9 35 (2.89%) CSS
10 31 (2.56%) REST
10 31 (2.56%) WCF
11 29 (2.39%) JSON
12 26 (2.15%) AngularJS
13 25 (2.06%) SOAP
14 22 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (1.40%) HTML5
16 17 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (1.32%) Ajax
18 14 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 22 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 22 (1.82%) Replication
7 19 (1.57%) NHS
8 18 (1.49%) Reinsurance
9 16 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.24%) Clustering
10 15 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.07%) Derivative
12 9 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.66%) Equities
13 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.33%) Equity Derivative
15 3 (0.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 110 (9.08%) Windows
2 38 (3.14%) Windows 10
3 37 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.24%) Linux
6 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.41%) Unix
9 3 (0.25%) Solaris
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (54.75%) Business Intelligence
2 302 (24.94%) ETL
3 215 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (14.04%) Data Modelling
5 161 (13.29%) Migration
6 151 (12.47%) CRM
7 139 (11.48%) Analytics
8 108 (8.92%) Data Migration
9 95 (7.84%) Visualisation
10 89 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
12 75 (6.19%) Data Analysis
13 73 (6.03%) Kimball Methodology
14 64 (5.28%) ITIL
15 63 (5.20%) Scrum
16 58 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 56 (4.62%) Workflow
18 53 (4.38%) DevOps
19 52 (4.29%) Dimensional Modelling
20 48 (3.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 844 (69.69%) SQL
2 348 (28.74%) T-SQL
3 247 (20.40%) C#
4 112 (9.25%) JavaScript
5 102 (8.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 64 (5.28%) PowerShell
7 53 (4.38%) Python
8 43 (3.55%) VBA
9 37 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 33 (2.73%) Java
11 25 (2.06%) R
12 23 (1.90%) VB
13 19 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.99%) VBScript
15 8 (0.66%) U-SQL
15 8 (0.66%) X++
16 6 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.50%) PHP
17 5 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 49 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.55%) Degree
4 22 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.74%) MCSE
8 7 (0.58%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.50%) MCSA
10 4 (0.33%) MCPD
11 3 (0.25%) CFA
11 3 (0.25%) ISEB
11 3 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.17%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.083%) HND
13 1 (0.083%) MBA
13 1 (0.083%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.06%) QA
3 17 (1.40%) SLA
4 10 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.83%) EMIR
4 10 (0.83%) MiFID
5 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.41%) GAAP
7 4 (0.33%) GDPR
7 4 (0.33%) SEPA
8 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.083%) HL7
9 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) LXC
5 1 (0.083%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.58%) Control-M
2 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.41%) Puppet
3 4 (0.33%) SCOM
4 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.083%) Ansible
5 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.083%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.083%) Graylog
5 1 (0.083%) Kibana
5 1 (0.083%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.083%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 535 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.00%) Tableau
3 77 (6.36%) Oracle
4 31 (2.56%) iManage
5 29 (2.39%) LexisNexis
6 27 (2.23%) SAP
7 20 (1.65%) Cognos
8 19 (1.57%) Databricks
9 13 (1.07%) VMware
10 11 (0.91%) IBM
11 10 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.74%) Teradata
13 8 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (0.66%) Telerik
14 7 (0.58%) CODA
14 7 (0.58%) Google
14 7 (0.58%) Infor
14 7 (0.58%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.58%) Remedy
14 7 (0.58%) Splunk