The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 548 526 514
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs citing SSDT 31 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.056% 0.024%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 5
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10903 10376 9047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.16% 21.63% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7254 6734 5575
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 173 219
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% +32.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSDT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 13 £414 -4.05%
South East - 9 £413 -
West Midlands - 6 £338 -
South West - 2 £271 - 4
North West - 1 £300 -
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (97.78%) SQL
2 37 (82.22%) SQL Server
3 33 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
5 30 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (64.44%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (62.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (44.44%) Visual Studio
11 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
12 16 (35.56%) ETL
13 15 (33.33%) .NET
14 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (24.44%) Finance
16 9 (20.00%) Clustering
16 9 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
17 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (17.78%) XML
17 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
18 7 (15.56%) UML
18 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
18 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
18 7 (15.56%) C#
18 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
18 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
18 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
18 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (82.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (62.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (8.89%) QlikView
11 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
11 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (4.44%) OLAP
13 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.44%) WiX
4 2 (4.44%) ERwin
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) SQL Developer
3 9 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (8.89%) DBA
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Release Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.44%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) MDX
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) JSON
4 4 (8.89%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (35.56%) ETL
3 9 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) UML
5 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
5 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 4 (8.89%) Data Transformation
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.56%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Capita
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