DATETIME SELECT SELECT INTO DATE PAD STRING DYNAMIC SQL CURSOR MONEY FORMAT PERCENT STORED PROCEDURE SQL SERVER AGENT JOB OPTIMIZATION WHILE LOOP OVER PARTITION BY UPDATE
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How to generate Quartile ranking of the sales force?

Execute the following Microsof SQL Server T-SQL example script in Management Studio Query Editor to create a Quartile ranking of the sales staff of AdventureWorks Cycles.

-- SQL Quartile - ntile - NTILE(4) - SQL ranking functions

-- SQL inner join - SQL format money
USE AdventureWorks2008;
 
SELECT SalesStaff = p.LastName + ', ' + p.FirstName,
       NTILE(4) OVER(ORDER BY SalesYTD DESC) AS 'Quartile',
       YTDSalesAmount = '$' + convert(VARCHAR,s.SalesYTD,1),
       a.City,
       State = sp.StateProvinceCode
FROM   Sales.SalesPerson s
       INNER JOIN Person.Person p
         ON s.BusinessEntityID = p.BusinessEntityID
       INNER JOIN Person.Address a
         ON a.AddressID = p.BusinessEntityID
       INNER JOIN Person.StateProvince sp
         ON sp.StateProvinceID = a.StateProvinceID
WHERE  s.TerritoryID IS NOT NULL
       AND SalesYTD > 0;
GO
/*
SalesStaff     Quartile YTDSalesAmount    City       State
Mitchell, Linda   1     $5,200,475.23     Issaquah    WA
Pak, Jae          1     $5,015,682.38     Renton      WA
Blythe, Michael   1     $4,557,045.05     Issaquah    WA
Carson, Jillian   1     $3,857,163.63     Issaquah    WA
Varkey, Ranjit    2     $3,827,950.24     Renton      WA
Campbell, David   2     $3,587,378.43     Renton      WA
Saraiva, José     2     $3,189,356.25     Renton      WA
Ito, Shu          3     $3,018,725.49     Renton      WA
Reiter, Tsvi      3     $2,811,012.72     Issaquah    WA
Valdez, Rachel    3     $2,241,204.04     Renton      WA
Mensa-Annan, Tete 4     $1,931,620.18     Renton      WA
Vargas, Garrett   4     $1,764,938.99     Issaquah    WA
Tsoflias, Lynn    4     $1,758,385.93     Renton      WA

*/

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DATETIME SELECT SELECT INTO DATE PAD STRING DYNAMIC SQL CURSOR MONEY FORMAT PERCENT STORED PROCEDURE SQL SERVER AGENT JOB OPTIMIZATION WHILE LOOP OVER PARTITION BY UPDATE