The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 72 47
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 14 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.49% 1.72% 3.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 7.82% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 20
Median daily rate £350 £230 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -35.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £333 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -30.23% +81.05%  

SQL Server Reporting Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 136 243 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 24.16% 21.99% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 170 188
Median daily rate £388 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £538 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.54 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £17.00 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.50 £32.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% -  

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SQL Server Reporting Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in Cheshire

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 3 £380 +38.18% 4
Warrington +37 2 £304 -6.53% 6
Northwich - 1 £350 -
SQL Server Reporting Services
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server Reporting Services.

1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (44.00%) ETL
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (20.00%) Power BI
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) Migration
11 5 (20.00%) .NET
12 4 (16.00%) C#
12 4 (16.00%) QlikView
12 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (12.00%) High Availability
13 3 (12.00%) Tableau
13 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
13 3 (12.00%) MDX
13 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (12.00%) Local Government
13 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (12.00%) NHS
13 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server Reporting Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Power BI
7 4 (16.00%) QlikView
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
10 1 (4.00%) MySQL
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Local Government
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Business Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) DHTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (44.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) X++
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Perfmon
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) VMware