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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
England / North West
Rank 68 100 75
Rank change year-on-year +32 -25  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 63 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.46% 1.56% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.03% 7.43% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 50
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £338
% change year-on-year -5.40% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +89.47%  

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 628 807 797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.55% 21.02% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 512 462
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 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
Manchester +26 36 £350 -4.10% 35
Cheshire +13 12 £350 +66.66% 14
Lancashire +24 4 £275 -8.33% 4
Merseyside -2 4 £299 -14.64% 5
SQL Server Reporting Services
England

SQL Server Reporting Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 124 (74.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 121 (72.46%) SQL
3 114 (68.26%) SQL Server
4 103 (61.68%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (48.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (37.72%) Microsoft
7 52 (31.14%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (31.14%) ETL
7 52 (31.14%) T-SQL
8 41 (24.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (24.55%) .NET
9 39 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (16.17%) MS Excel
11 25 (14.97%) Power BI
12 24 (14.37%) C#
13 23 (13.77%) Finance
14 22 (13.17%) Migration
15 20 (11.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 19 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (11.38%) Windows
17 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
17 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (10.18%) CRM
19 16 (9.58%) VB.NET
19 16 (9.58%) QlikView
20 15 (8.98%) XML
21 14 (8.38%) CSS
21 14 (8.38%) HTML
21 14 (8.38%) MDX
21 14 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM

SQL Server Reporting Services
Top Related 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 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.99%) IIS
3 8 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) SPSS
4 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.20%) OPENContractor
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) VLAN
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (74.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 114 (68.26%) SQL Server
3 81 (48.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 52 (31.14%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (24.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (14.97%) Power BI
8 20 (11.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (9.58%) QlikView
10 9 (5.39%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (2.40%) Ingres
15 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Advertising
2 6 (3.59%) Local Government
3 5 (2.99%) Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 111 (66.47%) Developer
2 46 (27.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 35 (20.96%) SQL Developer
4 27 (16.17%) DBA
4 27 (16.17%) SQL DBA
5 23 (13.77%) SSRS Developer
6 19 (11.38%) .NET Developer
6 19 (11.38%) Analyst
6 19 (11.38%) SSIS Developer
7 16 (9.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 11 (6.59%) SQL Server Developer
9 10 (5.99%) SQL BI Developer
9 10 (5.99%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (4.79%) CRM Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Administrator
11 7 (4.19%) Business Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Report Developer
11 7 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.55%) .NET
2 15 (8.98%) XML
3 14 (8.38%) CSS
3 14 (8.38%) HTML
3 14 (8.38%) MDX
4 9 (5.39%) Web Services
4 9 (5.39%) XSD
4 9 (5.39%) XSL
5 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.20%) Ajax
6 2 (1.20%) LINQ
7 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.60%) HTML5
7 1 (0.60%) jQuery
7 1 (0.60%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) WCF
7 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.19%) Replication
3 9 (5.39%) NHS
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.80%) Clustering
6 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.38%) Windows
2 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.99%) Linux
6 4 (2.40%) Unix
7 1 (0.60%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (61.68%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (31.14%) ETL
3 22 (13.17%) Migration
4 19 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (10.18%) CRM
6 13 (7.78%) Data Modelling
7 12 (7.19%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.99%) Database Mirroring
8 10 (5.99%) High Availability
9 8 (4.79%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.79%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.19%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.19%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.59%) Analytics
11 6 (3.59%) Data Extraction
12 5 (2.99%) Document Management
12 5 (2.99%) Project Management
12 5 (2.99%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 121 (72.46%) SQL
2 52 (31.14%) T-SQL
3 24 (14.37%) C#
4 16 (9.58%) VB.NET
5 12 (7.19%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.99%) VB
7 8 (4.79%) VB6
8 5 (2.99%) C++
8 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.80%) R
9 3 (1.80%) X++
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.60%) Java
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Python
11 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.80%) DBS Check
1 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.60%) MCPD
3 1 (0.60%) MCSE
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) SCOM
2 4 (2.40%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.60%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (37.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.19%) Tableau
3 9 (5.39%) Oracle
4 7 (4.19%) VMware
5 3 (1.80%) Cognos
5 3 (1.80%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.20%) Capita
6 2 (1.20%) Civica
7 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.60%) Nintex
7 1 (0.60%) Sun
7 1 (0.60%) Talend
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