Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 83 57
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 43 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.46% 1.71% 2.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.75% 7.36% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 31
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £240 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.04% -32.87% -
10th Percentile £272 £158 £231
90th Percentile £458 £351 £488
North West median daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.25 - £33.00
10th Percentile £22.18 - £31.80
90th Percentile £33.73 - £34.90
North West median hourly rate £28.25 £22.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +26.97% -32.58% -81.14%

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 273 435 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 21.98% 23.20% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 314 301
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £269
90th Percentile £525 £550 £675
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.36% -37.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £14.41 £15.00 £21.15
90th Percentile £39.50 £36.25 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £41.63 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% -7.35% +109.88%

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SQL Server Reporting Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Warrington +37 12 £363 +11.54% 3
Chester +18 5 £380 +38.18% 3
Crewe -2 4 - -
Wilmslow -4 2 £438 +42.28%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £350 -
SQL Server Reporting Services
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 34 (79.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (74.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (72.09%) SQL
4 24 (55.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) ETL
5 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
7 14 (32.56%) .NET
8 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (25.58%) High Availability
9 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (23.26%) C#
10 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
11 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
11 8 (18.60%) JSON
12 7 (16.28%) MVC
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
13 6 (13.95%) Windows
13 6 (13.95%) CSS
13 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
13 6 (13.95%) Replication
13 6 (13.95%) TDD
13 6 (13.95%) WCF
13 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.63%) jQuery

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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) OneDrive
2 3 (6.98%) Yammer
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (79.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (74.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (55.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Power BI
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (9.30%) QlikView
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.65%) OLAP
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.33%) MySQL
11 1 (2.33%) OLTP
11 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.65%) Moq
4 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.33%) FxCop
5 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) T4 Templates
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
3 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) DBA
4 5 (11.63%) SQL DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Data Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Business Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Graduate
6 3 (6.98%) Graduate Applications Support
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
3 8 (18.60%) JSON
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 6 (13.95%) WCF
5 5 (11.63%) Ajax
5 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (9.30%) MDX
6 4 (9.30%) REST
6 4 (9.30%) RESTful
6 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) ETL
2 11 (25.58%) High Availability
3 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.98%) BDD
7 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) COBIT
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) UAG
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Perfmon
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Pega
4 1 (2.33%) RedGate
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik