There are lots of considerations when thinking about the type of SSRS Developer you want to produce your custom SQL Server Reporting Services reports. In this article, Reporting Guru discusses various aspects of SSRS Development and getting the custom reports you need.
Most of the time companies have a subset of reports needed or a general report architecture put in place. After that initial hump, there is no need to pay someone 40 hours per week. An average SSRS Developer salary is $92,000 per year. That isn’t including benefits and taxes. A company like Reporting Guru can come in and knock out your reporting needs for a fraction of that. Then you can just use as needed without the extra FTE overhead. For example, we just had a client that had various DBase data sources and needed one central report system. We setup the system with a central SQL database and built the initial reports they needed. Now they just use us periodically to modify reports or build a new report. They saved a lot of money by not hiring a full time resource.
The report building process is iterative and takes a lot of great communication. Whatever developer you use, you need someone who can communicate very well. Outsourcing report development outside of the U.S. just doesn’t work. Here are some general question
Check out this video in which Aaron Browne gives an overview of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS):
Reporting Guru has SSRS Developers that can write your custom reports as needed. We do not charge minimums and do not have a retainer. To discuss your SSRS Developer needs or business requirements, give us a call at 1-800-921-4759, fill out our contact form, or email us at info@ReportingGuru.com