The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 601 621 608
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing SSDT 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Median daily rate £350 £413 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% +44.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £396 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £395 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +51.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11144 12191 11241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.78% 23.21% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7445 8153 7272
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 179 179
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SSDT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in England

SSDT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSDT across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in England

SSDT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 10 £333 -26.11%
South East +9 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSDT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (46.43%) .NET
8 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (28.57%) Windows
10 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
11 7 (25.00%) ETL
12 6 (21.43%) Migration
12 6 (21.43%) Scrum
12 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
12 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (21.43%) Release Management
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
13 5 (17.86%) Power BI
13 5 (17.86%) WiX

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (17.86%) Power BI
6 5 (17.86%) PowerPivot
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (10.71%) MySQL
8 3 (10.71%) OLAP
8 3 (10.71%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (17.86%) WiX
6 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium
7 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
7 2 (7.14%) NuGet
7 2 (7.14%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (7.14%) Subversion
7 2 (7.14%) WinDbg
8 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Build Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) MDX
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) Derivative
1 2 (7.14%) Equities
1 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 2 (7.14%) Minimum Viable Product
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Release Management
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) C++/CLI
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Mercator
5 1 (3.57%) RedGate