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 3 months to 23 June 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)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 109 57
Rank change year-on-year +45 -52  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 79 54 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.68% 1.41% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.64% 6.55% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 70
Median daily rate £363 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.93% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -2.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% +13.79%  

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 625 824 866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.24% 21.54% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 523 542
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Manchester +31 40 £335 -4.28% 31
Cheshire +40 26 £363 +39.42% 2
Lancashire +2 5 £263 -4.54% 4
Merseyside -7 4 £413 +50.00% 8
SQL Server Reporting Services
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Reporting Services.

1 103 (73.05%) SQL
2 96 (68.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (65.25%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (64.54%) SQL Server
5 72 (51.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 52 (36.88%) T-SQL
7 49 (34.75%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (31.91%) ETL
9 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 33 (23.40%) Power BI
11 25 (17.73%) .NET
12 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (10.64%) QlikView
15 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
16 14 (9.93%) C#
16 14 (9.93%) High Availability
17 13 (9.22%) MDX
17 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET
17 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
18 12 (8.51%) Replication
18 12 (8.51%) Finance
18 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (7.80%) Kimball Methodology
19 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2016
20 10 (7.09%) Tableau
20 10 (7.09%) Migration
20 10 (7.09%) CRM

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 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.84%) IIS
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.13%) Office 365
3 3 (2.13%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.13%) Yammer
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.42%) VLAN
3 2 (1.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (68.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 91 (64.54%) SQL Server
3 72 (51.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 49 (34.75%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (23.40%) Power BI
6 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (10.64%) QlikView
10 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
12 5 (3.55%) OLAP
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (2.84%) Data Mining
14 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.13%) MySQL
14 3 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
15 2 (1.42%) KNIME
15 2 (1.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.42%) Moq
4 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.71%) ERwin
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) NUnit
5 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Retail
3 6 (4.26%) Local Government
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (66.67%) Developer
2 40 (28.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 33 (23.40%) SQL Developer
4 27 (19.15%) SSRS Developer
5 18 (12.77%) Analyst
6 16 (11.35%) DBA
6 16 (11.35%) SQL DBA
6 16 (11.35%) SSIS Developer
7 12 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.51%) SQL BI Developer
8 11 (7.80%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) ETL Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Business Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.73%) .NET
2 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET
2 13 (9.22%) MDX
3 10 (7.09%) CSS
4 9 (6.38%) HTML
4 9 (6.38%) XML
5 8 (5.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.96%) JSON
6 7 (4.96%) WCF
7 6 (4.26%) Web Services
8 5 (3.55%) Ajax
9 4 (2.84%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.84%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.84%) HTML5
9 4 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.84%) XSD
9 4 (2.84%) XSL
10 3 (2.13%) CSS3
10 3 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Replication
2 8 (5.67%) NHS
3 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Clustering
5 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (65.25%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (31.91%) ETL
3 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.93%) High Availability
5 11 (7.80%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (7.09%) CRM
6 10 (7.09%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.09%) Migration
7 9 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.67%) TDD
9 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.26%) ITIL
10 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.26%) Validation
10 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
11 5 (3.55%) BDD
11 5 (3.55%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.55%) MVC
11 5 (3.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 103 (73.05%) SQL
2 52 (36.88%) T-SQL
3 14 (9.93%) C#
4 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.55%) VB
6 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.84%) VB6
8 3 (2.13%) C++
8 3 (2.13%) Python
8 3 (2.13%) R
9 2 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Java
10 1 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.84%) ISEB
2 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.42%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.42%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) MCPD
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.13%) COBIT
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) UAG
2 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.42%) SCCM
2 2 (1.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Tableau
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) SAP
5 3 (2.13%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.42%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.71%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.71%) RedGate
7 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec
7 1 (0.71%) Telerik
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