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 1 June 2015 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 192 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing SSDT 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.017% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.077% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£433 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1358 1305 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.98% 22.22% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 994 1062
Average daily rate £450 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.75 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) QlikView
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Change Management
4 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
4 5 (62.50%) SAP
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) MDX
6 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) QlikView
3 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) ERwin
4 2 (25.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) ETL Developer
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MDX
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
2 5 (62.50%) SAP