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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 579 530 545
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +15
Contract jobs citing SSDT 19 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.079% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.36% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate
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£395 £360 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £315 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £470
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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11578 10696 10231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.40% 21.66% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7693 6738 6375
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 164 213
Average hourly rate £27.95 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £13.03 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.65 £51.30
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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 9 £339 -15.31% 2
London -3 7 £450 +4.34% 1
South West - 3 £300 - 4
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UK

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 48 (96.00%) SQL Server
3 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (72.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (68.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (68.00%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (58.00%) Visual Studio
7 26 (52.00%) T-SQL
8 25 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (48.00%) .NET
10 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (36.00%) C#
12 17 (34.00%) ETL
12 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
14 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
14 14 (28.00%) Scrum
15 13 (26.00%) Finance
16 12 (24.00%) Clustering
16 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
16 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
17 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 9 (18.00%) Kimball Methodology
18 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (18.00%) MDX
19 8 (16.00%) XML

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (24.00%) 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 48 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (72.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (68.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (14.00%) QlikView
9 7 (14.00%) MySQL
9 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (12.00%) OLAP
11 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (58.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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%) ERwin
5 6 (12.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (26.00%) 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 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (16.00%) ETL Developer
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 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%) Business Developer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft 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%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) MDX
3 8 (16.00%) 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 12 (24.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 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 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) ETL
3 15 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (16.00%) Change Management
8 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (8.00%) Data Transformation
11 4 (8.00%) CRM
12 3 (6.00%) Analytics
12 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
12 3 (6.00%) Migration
12 3 (6.00%) Database Mirroring
13 2 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) T-SQL
3 18 (36.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
5 6 (12.00%) C++/CLI
5 6 (12.00%) C++
5 6 (12.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) XQuery
8 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 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Perforce
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Capita
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