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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 203 197 223
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing SSDT 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£450 £550 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +44.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
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
1493 1331 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.50% 22.93% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1010 1188
Average daily rate £458 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.91 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% -45.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £22.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £51.49 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) QlikView
2 7 (87.50%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) ERwin
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) MDX
4 5 (62.50%) ETL
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) QlikView
2 7 (87.50%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (62.50%) OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (62.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SAP
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