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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 578 567 565
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing SSDT 17 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.16% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £313 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -20.83%
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
12070 11022 11000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.78% 21.54% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8052 6954 6930
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 160 199
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.91 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.61 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
South East -6 8 £339 -4.91% 1
London -8 7 £450 +4.34% 1
East of England -2 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 -
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 49 (98.00%) SQL
1 49 (98.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (74.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (68.00%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (66.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (60.00%) Visual Studio
7 29 (58.00%) T-SQL
8 26 (52.00%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (50.00%) .NET
10 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (38.00%) C#
12 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (32.00%) Scrum
13 16 (32.00%) ETL
13 16 (32.00%) Dimensional Modelling
14 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
14 15 (30.00%) Clustering
15 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
15 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (24.00%) Finance
17 10 (20.00%) MDX
17 10 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
17 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 9 (18.00%) Change Management
19 8 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (16.00%) SAP
19 8 (16.00%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (98.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (74.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (66.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (52.00%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (16.00%) QlikView
8 8 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (14.00%) MySQL
9 7 (14.00%) OLAP
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (14.00%) ERwin
4 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.00%) WinDbg
5 6 (12.00%) MSBuild
5 6 (12.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 30 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (14.00%) ETL Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Administrator
6 6 (12.00%) Server Administrator
7 5 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 5 (10.00%) DBA
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.00%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.00%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (2.00%) Database Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) MDX
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 5 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (8.00%) Ajax
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.00%) CSS3
7 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
1 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) ETL
3 16 (32.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (18.00%) Change Management
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.00%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (8.00%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) MVC
9 2 (4.00%) Migration
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) SQL
2 29 (58.00%) T-SQL
3 19 (38.00%) C#
4 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
5 6 (12.00%) C++/CLI
5 6 (12.00%) C++
5 6 (12.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) XQuery
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) SAP
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 6 (12.00%) Perforce
4 6 (12.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Capita
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