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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 564 564 521
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing SSDT 32 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 3
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£350 £494 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% +41.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - -
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
10978 11226 9392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.67% 21.90% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7205 7169 5856
Average daily rate £403 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 178 195
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.40 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +9 12 £413 -16.45%
South East - 9 £413 - 1
South West - 2 £271 -
North West - 1 £300 - 1
SSDT
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (94.23%) SQL
2 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 38 (73.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (71.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 27 (51.92%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (44.23%) ETL
8 23 (44.23%) T-SQL
8 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
9 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (34.62%) .NET
12 14 (26.92%) Finance
13 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (21.15%) Clustering
16 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
17 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
18 8 (15.38%) C#
18 8 (15.38%) XML
18 8 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
19 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
19 7 (13.46%) UML
19 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
19 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
19 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
20 6 (11.54%) IIS

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 38 (73.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (51.92%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (7.69%) QlikView
11 4 (7.69%) OLTP
11 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
11 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
13 1 (1.92%) MySQL
13 1 (1.92%) Redis
13 1 (1.92%) Big Data
13 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (71.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.85%) WiX
5 2 (3.85%) ERwin
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) SQL Developer
3 12 (23.08%) ETL Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.62%) DBA
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) Ajax
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) JSON
3 4 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) MDX
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) NHS
3 5 (9.62%) Replication
4 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.85%) User Experience
6 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (44.23%) ETL
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
6 7 (13.46%) UML
6 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
6 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.54%) ATDD
7 6 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (11.54%) Analytics
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) CRM
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
9 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.92%) R
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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