Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 145 85
Rank change year-on-year +44 -60 +43
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 98 75 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.89% 1.29% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.38% 6.02% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 46 76
North West median daily rate £375 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% +16.67%
10th Percentile £242 £274 £214
90th Percentile £488 £470 £461
England median daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year - +8.01% +2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
North West median hourly rate £27.50 - £24.50
10th Percentile £24.80 - £17.08
90th Percentile £31.80 - £33.13
England median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -40.79% -11.63%

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 1,169 1,245 1,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.56% 21.39% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 885 792
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £290 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £525
England median daily rate £488 £475 £447
% change year-on-year +2.63% +6.26% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 29
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £46.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +54.17% -21.05%
10th Percentile £15.05 £13.68 £11.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.13 £51.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +9.09%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Manchester +28 54 £388 +3.33% 25
Cheshire +12 21 £365 +2.82% 5
Merseyside +5 14 £313 -13.79% 7
Lancashire -3 9 £350 +34.62% 6
SQL Server Reporting Services
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 78 (79.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 71 (72.45%) SQL
3 70 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 58 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (48.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (37.76%) Power BI
6 37 (37.76%) Power Platform
7 34 (34.69%) ETL
8 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
9 26 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (25.51%) T-SQL
11 24 (24.49%) C#
11 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (22.45%) .NET
13 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
15 16 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
16 15 (15.31%) Finance
16 15 (15.31%) Web Development
17 14 (14.29%) Migration
17 14 (14.29%) Tableau
18 13 (13.27%) Dimensional Modelling
18 13 (13.27%) QlikView
18 13 (13.27%) Data Analysis
19 12 (12.24%) MDX
19 12 (12.24%) Star Schema
19 12 (12.24%) VBA
19 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (11.22%) Analytics

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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
1 10 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.02%) FormScape
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.76%) Power Platform
2 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (79.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 70 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 48 (48.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 37 (37.76%) Power BI
5 26 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (13.27%) QlikView
7 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (12.24%) Star Schema
8 9 (9.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (9.18%) PerformancePoint
9 8 (8.16%) OLAP
10 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (5.10%) Big Data
11 5 (5.10%) MySQL
11 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
12 4 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (4.08%) SQL CLR
13 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (3.06%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.02%) ERwin
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Billing
3 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (53.06%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 18 (18.37%) DBA
4 16 (16.33%) SQL DBA
4 16 (16.33%) SQL Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Power BI Developer
7 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Report Developer
8 5 (5.10%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Administrator
9 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) .NET
2 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.24%) MDX
4 10 (10.20%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.14%) WCF
6 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.06%) HTML
8 3 (3.06%) HTML5
8 3 (3.06%) jQuery
8 3 (3.06%) React
9 2 (2.04%) JSON
9 2 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.04%) Web Services
9 2 (2.04%) WF
10 1 (1.02%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.02%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.10%) NHS
3 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.04%) Replication
3 2 (2.04%) Tandem
4 1 (1.02%) Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Solaris
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (34.69%) ETL
3 16 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
4 15 (15.31%) Web Development
5 14 (14.29%) Migration
6 13 (13.27%) Data Analysis
6 13 (13.27%) Dimensional Modelling
7 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.22%) Analytics
8 9 (9.18%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.18%) People Management
9 8 (8.16%) MVC
10 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.10%) Data Analytics
11 5 (5.10%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (5.10%) Scrum
12 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
12 4 (4.08%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (72.45%) SQL
2 25 (25.51%) T-SQL
3 24 (24.49%) C#
4 12 (12.24%) VBA
5 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.12%) Python
6 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.10%) R
7 3 (3.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.04%) Java
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
8 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.04%) X++
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.06%) IFRS
3 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Tableau
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
4 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.02%) Databricks
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) webMethods
4 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.02%) Zuora