The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 151 184 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.12% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £419 £245
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +70.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SSDT
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
854 1178 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.22% 23.40% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 933 1059
Average daily rate £475 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSDT across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSDT across the City of London region.

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SSDT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSDT.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SSDT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSDT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) ERwin
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP