Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 75 69
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Reporting Services 133 181 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.32% 2.65% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 10.58% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 122 151
North West median daily rate £363 £341 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.23% +5.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £282 £269 £213
90th Percentile £475 £448 £475
England median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +6.92% +6.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
North West median hourly rate - £24.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% -8.33%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £25.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -16.50% +11.96% -

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 1293 1710 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.54% 25.08% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 1130 1208
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £263
90th Percentile £621 £544 £530
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +12.24%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +32 78 £350 - 22
Cheshire -19 30 £375 +10.70% 14
Merseyside +3 12 £425 +21.43% 2
Lancashire -18 5 £306 -5.77% 6
SQL Server Reporting Services
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 94 (70.68%) SQL Server
2 93 (69.92%) SQL
3 88 (66.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (58.65%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 43 (32.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (27.82%) .NET
9 36 (27.07%) T-SQL
10 34 (25.56%) ETL
11 30 (22.56%) C#
11 30 (22.56%) Power BI
12 24 (18.05%) SharePoint
13 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET
14 18 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 17 (12.78%) jQuery
16 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
17 15 (11.28%) MVC
17 15 (11.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (10.53%) Data Quality
18 14 (10.53%) Migration
18 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (9.77%) QlikView
19 13 (9.77%) Finance
19 13 (9.77%) HTML
19 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
19 13 (9.77%) CSS

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 24 (18.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.26%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.26%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (3.01%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) PaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.50%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.50%) Yammer
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) SAN
2 4 (3.01%) Intranet
3 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (70.68%) SQL Server
2 88 (66.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (32.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 38 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (22.56%) Power BI
6 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (11.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (9.77%) QlikView
8 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (9.02%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.51%) PowerPivot
12 5 (3.76%) Big Data
13 4 (3.01%) Star Schema
14 3 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
14 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Power View
15 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
15 2 (1.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) FxCop
4 1 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) Moq
4 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.75%) NUnit
4 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.75%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (9.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Advertising
3 3 (2.26%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Local Government
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (66.92%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 32 (24.06%) SQL Developer
4 16 (12.03%) .NET Developer
5 14 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
6 13 (9.77%) SQL BI Developer
7 11 (8.27%) DBA
8 10 (7.52%) Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) SQL DBA
9 9 (6.77%) Architect
9 9 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.77%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 8 (6.02%) SSIS Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Administrator
11 7 (5.26%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.51%) Angular Developer
12 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.82%) .NET
2 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.78%) jQuery
4 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (9.77%) CSS
4 13 (9.77%) HTML
5 12 (9.02%) .NET Framework
5 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
6 10 (7.52%) Entity Framework
7 9 (6.77%) WPF
8 8 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (6.02%) WCF
9 7 (5.26%) SignalR
9 7 (5.26%) Web Services
10 6 (4.51%) CSS3
10 6 (4.51%) HTML5
10 6 (4.51%) JSON
10 6 (4.51%) MDX
11 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Replication
2 7 (5.26%) Clustering
3 5 (3.76%) NHS
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) DataPower
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Solaris
4 1 (0.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.65%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (25.56%) ETL
3 15 (11.28%) MVC
4 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.53%) Migration
5 13 (9.77%) CRM
6 12 (9.02%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (4.51%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.51%) Data Architecture
8 6 (4.51%) Data Governance
8 6 (4.51%) Data Strategy
8 6 (4.51%) ETL Development
8 6 (4.51%) High Availability
8 6 (4.51%) Scrum
8 6 (4.51%) TDD
9 5 (3.76%) Data Management
9 5 (3.76%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (69.92%) SQL
2 36 (27.07%) T-SQL
3 30 (22.56%) C#
4 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (2.26%) VB
7 2 (1.50%) C++
7 2 (1.50%) X++
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.75%) MCSE
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) UAG
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.75%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Tableau
3 7 (5.26%) Capita
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
5 5 (3.76%) SAP
6 4 (3.01%) Cognos
7 3 (2.26%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.26%) Nintex
7 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.50%) LexisNexis
8 2 (1.50%) Remedy
9 1 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix
9 1 (0.75%) EMC
9 1 (0.75%) Pega
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) Veeam
9 1 (0.75%) VMware