The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 36 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.94% 1.78% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 4.96% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £299 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.64% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +80.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 63 121 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.75% 35.80% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 38
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in Merseyside

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in Merseyside

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in Merseyside

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Liverpool +1 2 £299 -25.31% 2
SQL Server Reporting Services
North West

SQL Server Reporting Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server Reporting Services.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (20.00%) Civica
5 2 (20.00%) Capita
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) OPENContractor
5 2 (20.00%) Case Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server Reporting Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) OPENContractor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (10.00%) OLTP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SSRS Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
2 2 (20.00%) Civica
3 1 (10.00%) VMware