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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 200 221 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.056% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £418 -
% change year-on-year
-25.14% -
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
1305 1640 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.10% 22.91% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1223 1172
Average daily rate £450 £435 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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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

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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 16 September 2014, 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%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft