Period
to 17 August 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 179 156
Rank change year-on-year -18 -23 -72
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 1,467 1,458 1,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.52% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.24% 6.74% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,113 1,066 1,348
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +4.83%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £263
90th Percentile £598 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 25
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.77 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% -35.66% +102.63%
10th Percentile £13.70 £20.75 £20.50
90th Percentile £35.50 £62.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.57% +21.82% +25.00%

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 23,495 21,638 24,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.80% 22.60% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,406 14,416 16,181
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 251 381
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.30 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.98 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £31.75 £29.76
% change year-on-year -9.45% +6.68% +8.23%

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 2018.

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 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -22 1,350 £426 +3.27% 481
UK excluding London -30 767 £400 +6.67% 333
London -1 693 £488 +8.33% 174
North of England -29 207 £355 -2.07% 109
South East -44 149 £413 +3.13% 66
Midlands -17 131 £400 +7.17% 69
East of England -19 92 £413 +13.79% 30
North West -58 84 £363 -3.27% 54
Yorkshire -6 79 £415 +18.57% 44
South West -4 77 £400 +14.29% 33
Scotland -12 76 £400 - 15
West Midlands -42 67 £419 +11.67% 37
East Midlands +6 60 £388 +12.73% 32
North East +31 44 £300 - 11
Wales +2 25 £388 +10.71% 7
Northern Ireland +28 10 £425 +16.44% 4

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 1,092 (74.44%) SQL
2 1,056 (71.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 938 (63.94%) SQL Server
4 767 (52.28%) Business Intelligence
5 740 (50.44%) Microsoft
6 577 (39.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 503 (34.29%) T-SQL
8 485 (33.06%) C#
9 460 (31.36%) Data Warehouse
10 438 (29.86%) .NET
11 392 (26.72%) Power BI
12 366 (24.95%) ETL
13 361 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
14 358 (24.40%) Finance
15 222 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
16 210 (14.31%) ASP.NET
17 181 (12.34%) Banking
18 167 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
19 166 (11.32%) Analytics
20 151 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
21 150 (10.22%) MVC
22 144 (9.82%) Data Modelling
22 144 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
23 142 (9.68%) WCF
24 141 (9.61%) Visualisation
25 136 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
26 130 (8.86%) SQL Server 2016
26 130 (8.86%) JavaScript
26 130 (8.86%) Migration
27 128 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC

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 84 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.09%) IIS
3 15 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
4 14 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 14 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (0.95%) SAS
5 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.27%) Confluence
7 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.20%) CMS
8 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.068%) Apache
10 1 (0.068%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.068%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.068%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.068%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 151 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.068%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 100 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (4.50%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.16%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.82%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.20%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.14%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.14%) Concordance
7 2 (0.14%) Demantra
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.14%) HFM
7 2 (0.14%) Line 500
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.14%) Relativity
7 2 (0.14%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.068%) Endur
8 1 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 222 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (7.16%) Dynamics 365
3 53 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
4 42 (2.86%) PaaS
5 32 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (1.09%) Data Lake Analytics
7 15 (1.02%) IaaS
8 13 (0.89%) Office 365
9 12 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (0.55%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.27%) Azure Functions
11 4 (0.27%) iPaaS
11 4 (0.27%) Serverless
12 2 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Trello
13 1 (0.068%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.068%) GitHub
13 1 (0.068%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.61%) SMS
2 7 (0.48%) SAN
3 4 (0.27%) Internet
3 4 (0.27%) IPsec
4 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.14%) FTP
4 2 (0.14%) HTTP
4 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.14%) NAS
4 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.068%) Broadband
5 1 (0.068%) DNS
5 1 (0.068%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.068%) Extranet
5 1 (0.068%) Intranet
5 1 (0.068%) LAN
5 1 (0.068%) Skype
5 1 (0.068%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.068%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,056 (71.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 938 (63.94%) SQL Server
3 577 (39.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 460 (31.36%) Data Warehouse
5 392 (26.72%) Power BI
6 144 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 136 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 130 (8.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 103 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 74 (5.04%) Data Lake
11 67 (4.57%) OLAP
11 67 (4.57%) Relational Database
12 66 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 62 (4.23%) QlikView
14 57 (3.89%) Big Data
15 55 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
16 49 (3.34%) BusinessObjects
17 46 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
18 43 (2.93%) MySQL
18 43 (2.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 114 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (6.20%) Visual Studio
3 47 (3.20%) JIRA
4 44 (3.00%) Git (software)
5 34 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 29 (1.98%) Subversion
7 27 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 25 (1.70%) SpecFlow
9 21 (1.43%) NUnit
10 14 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.82%) MSTest
12 9 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.55%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.55%) MorphX
14 7 (0.48%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.41%) Moq
15 6 (0.41%) Toad
15 6 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.34%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 358 (24.40%) Finance
2 181 (12.34%) Banking
3 80 (5.45%) Retail
4 42 (2.86%) Marketing
5 31 (2.11%) Legal
6 30 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.91%) Advertising
8 24 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.57%) Back Office
10 21 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.36%) Law
12 18 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.68%) Electronics
15 9 (0.61%) Front Office
16 8 (0.55%) Local Government
17 7 (0.48%) Billing
18 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.34%) General Ledger
19 5 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 959 (65.37%) Developer
2 341 (23.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 285 (19.43%) SQL Developer
4 170 (11.59%) C# Developer
5 165 (11.25%) .NET Developer
6 158 (10.77%) Analyst
7 144 (9.82%) SSRS Developer
8 115 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 115 (7.84%) SSIS Developer
9 105 (7.16%) DBA
10 97 (6.61%) SQL BI Developer
11 95 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 94 (6.41%) Consultant
13 92 (6.27%) SQL DBA
14 77 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 73 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 73 (4.98%) Power BI Developer
15 73 (4.98%) SSAS Developer
16 61 (4.16%) Senior Developer
17 56 (3.82%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (29.86%) .NET
2 210 (14.31%) ASP.NET
3 142 (9.68%) WCF
4 128 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 100 (6.82%) XML
6 81 (5.52%) .NET Framework
6 81 (5.52%) MDX
7 74 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (4.77%) Web Services
9 68 (4.64%) Kendo UI
10 66 (4.50%) HTML
11 61 (4.16%) CSS
12 48 (3.27%) Entity Framework
13 44 (3.00%) jQuery
14 31 (2.11%) JSON
15 30 (2.04%) AngularJS
16 23 (1.57%) REST
17 22 (1.50%) HTML5
18 20 (1.36%) WPF
19 17 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (2.25%) Reinsurance
4 30 (2.04%) Fixed Income
4 30 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (1.84%) Replication
6 26 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.64%) Clustering
8 23 (1.57%) Market Risk
9 21 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.30%) NHS
12 14 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 14 (0.95%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.75%) Fintech
13 11 (0.75%) User Experience
14 9 (0.61%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.55%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.41%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.07%) Windows
2 34 (2.32%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.23%) Linux
4 10 (0.68%) Windows 10
4 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
4 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.068%) Android
7 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.068%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (52.28%) Business Intelligence
2 366 (24.95%) ETL
3 361 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
5 166 (11.32%) Analytics
6 150 (10.22%) MVC
7 144 (9.82%) Data Modelling
8 141 (9.61%) Visualisation
9 130 (8.86%) Migration
10 123 (8.38%) Scrum
11 117 (7.98%) CRM
12 85 (5.79%) Kimball Methodology
13 84 (5.73%) Data Migration
14 81 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
15 70 (4.77%) Workflow
16 64 (4.36%) Data Visualisation
17 58 (3.95%) Data Analysis
18 57 (3.89%) ERP
19 53 (3.61%) SDLC
20 52 (3.54%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,092 (74.44%) SQL
2 503 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 485 (33.06%) C#
4 130 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 103 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 71 (4.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 70 (4.77%) VB.NET
7 70 (4.77%) VBA
8 52 (3.54%) Python
9 40 (2.73%) VB
10 35 (2.39%) R
11 32 (2.18%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.30%) Java
13 14 (0.95%) X++
14 13 (0.89%) U-SQL
15 12 (0.82%) C
16 9 (0.61%) VBScript
17 7 (0.48%) PHP
17 7 (0.48%) VB6
18 5 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (2.79%) Security Cleared
2 40 (2.73%) Degree
3 24 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.55%) MCSE
6 6 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.20%) ISEB
9 2 (0.14%) HND
9 2 (0.14%) MCSA
10 1 (0.068%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) CFA
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.068%) MBA
10 1 (0.068%) MBCS
10 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.64%) Data Quality
2 38 (2.59%) QA
3 35 (2.39%) GDPR
4 17 (1.16%) PMO
5 11 (0.75%) EMIR
5 11 (0.75%) MiFID
6 10 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.41%) HL7
8 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.068%) Basel III
9 1 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.068%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.48%) XenApp
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.068%) Docker
6 1 (0.068%) HDFS
6 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
2 14 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (0.82%) SCOM
4 10 (0.68%) SCCM
5 8 (0.55%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.34%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.20%) Ansible
8 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.20%) Puppet
8 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.14%) Terraform
10 1 (0.068%) Control-M
10 1 (0.068%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.068%) Foglight
10 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 740 (50.44%) Microsoft
2 112 (7.63%) Oracle
2 112 (7.63%) Tableau
3 64 (4.36%) SAP
4 24 (1.64%) Cognos
5 19 (1.30%) RedGate
6 15 (1.02%) Informatica
6 15 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 14 (0.95%) Sage
8 11 (0.75%) Google
8 11 (0.75%) VMware
9 10 (0.68%) Intapp
10 9 (0.61%) Citrix
10 9 (0.61%) Cloudera
10 9 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.55%) Epicor
12 7 (0.48%) Capita
12 7 (0.48%) InterSystems
13 6 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (0.34%) Symantec