Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 September 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 136 84
Rank change year-on-year +40 -52 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 106 84 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.03% 1.43% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 6.55% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 83
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.03%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £288
90th Percentile £515 £450 £495
England median daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year -0.76% +0.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £24.08 £23.00 £23.39
% change year-on-year +4.70% -1.65% -18.49%

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 advertised in the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,166 1,283 1,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.29% 21.77% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 884 820
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £287
90th Percentile £592 £575 £564
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 23
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -14.63% +41.32%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.13 £14.87
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.25 £45.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% -

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the North West

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the North West

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Reporting Services in the North West

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Reporting Services in the North West

SQL Server Reporting Services
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Cheshire +24 42 £485 +33.79% 12
Manchester +22 37 £375 - 48
Merseyside -13 12 £325 -13.33% 15
Lancashire +14 9 £327 -3.04% 9
SQL Server Reporting Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Reporting Services.

1 83 (78.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 60 (56.60%) SQL
3 54 (50.94%) Power Platform
4 53 (50.00%) Power BI
5 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
6 49 (46.23%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
8 44 (41.51%) Azure
9 37 (34.91%) C#
10 35 (33.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (32.08%) .NET
12 31 (29.25%) Dynamics 365
13 29 (27.36%) Public Sector
13 29 (27.36%) Serverless
13 29 (27.36%) Azure Functions
13 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
13 29 (27.36%) ASP.NET
13 29 (27.36%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (25.47%) CRM
14 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM
15 26 (24.53%) ETL
16 25 (23.58%) Workflow
17 24 (22.64%) Scrum
17 24 (22.64%) Kanban
17 24 (22.64%) Case Management
18 21 (19.81%) Java
19 20 (18.87%) Creative Thinking
20 16 (15.09%) Visualisation
21 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio

SQL Server Reporting Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (4.72%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) FormScape
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.89%) SPSS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.94%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 54 (50.94%) Power Platform
2 44 (41.51%) Azure
3 31 (29.25%) Dynamics 365
4 29 (27.36%) Azure Functions
4 29 (27.36%) Serverless
5 6 (5.66%) AWS
6 2 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.94%) GCP
7 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.94%) Office 365
7 1 (0.94%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) FTP
1 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (78.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 53 (50.00%) Power BI
3 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
4 35 (33.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (27.36%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (9.43%) QlikView
7 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.72%) SSDT
9 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.77%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.83%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.83%) OLAP
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.83%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.89%) Big Data
11 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.83%) ERwin
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Moq
4 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 29 (27.36%) Public Sector
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Local Government
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 22 (20.75%) SQL Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (8.49%) DBA
5 9 (8.49%) SQL BI Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Consultant
7 7 (6.60%) Report Developer
7 7 (6.60%) SQL DBA
7 7 (6.60%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Architect
8 6 (5.66%) CRM Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.66%) Power BI Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.77%) Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Microsoft Developer
10 4 (3.77%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.08%) .NET
2 29 (27.36%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.66%) WCF
4 4 (3.77%) HTML
5 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.83%) HTML5
5 3 (2.83%) MDX
6 2 (1.89%) CSS
6 2 (1.89%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.89%) jQuery
6 2 (1.89%) SignalR
6 2 (1.89%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.94%) Ajax
7 1 (0.94%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.94%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.94%) WPF
7 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) NHS
3 4 (3.77%) Replication
4 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.89%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.23%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.47%) CRM
3 26 (24.53%) ETL
4 25 (23.58%) Workflow
5 24 (22.64%) Case Management
5 24 (22.64%) Kanban
5 24 (22.64%) Scrum
6 20 (18.87%) Creative Thinking
7 16 (15.09%) Visualisation
8 14 (13.21%) Migration
9 13 (12.26%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.43%) Analytics
11 9 (8.49%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.60%) Data Integration
13 6 (5.66%) Data Management
13 6 (5.66%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (5.66%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (5.66%) MVC
13 6 (5.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) SQL
2 37 (34.91%) C#
3 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.81%) Java
5 14 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (3.77%) Python
8 3 (2.83%) R
8 3 (2.83%) X++
9 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.94%) C
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (7.55%) DBS Check
3 5 (4.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Tableau
4 3 (2.83%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.89%) Cognos
5 2 (1.89%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.89%) Informatica
5 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.89%) Netezza
5 2 (1.89%) SAP
5 2 (1.89%) Sybase
5 2 (1.89%) Talend
5 2 (1.89%) Telerik
5 2 (1.89%) Teradata
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Capita
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.94%) Zuora