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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 564 526 535
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Contract jobs citing SSDT 22 45 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.093% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.43% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
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£415 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £316 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £520 £450
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
11282 10468 9606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.56% 21.54% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 6618 5895
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 214
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 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 2 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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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 -11 13 £288 -28.12% 2
London 0 6 £450 -5.26%
South West - 3 £300 - 2
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 51 (98.08%) SQL
2 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 39 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
5 31 (59.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (55.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 25 (48.08%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (44.23%) .NET
11 21 (40.38%) T-SQL
11 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (40.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (30.77%) ETL
13 15 (28.85%) C#
14 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
15 13 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (21.15%) Finance
18 10 (19.23%) Scrum
18 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
18 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 9 (17.31%) Clustering
19 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
20 8 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
20 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
21 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 31 (59.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (55.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (48.08%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (40.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (40.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 6 (11.54%) QlikView
9 6 (11.54%) MySQL
9 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (7.69%) OLAP
12 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
5 5 (9.62%) WinDbg
5 5 (9.62%) Subversion
5 5 (9.62%) MSBuild
6 4 (7.69%) ERwin
7 2 (3.85%) WiX
8 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (15.38%) ETL Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Administrator
7 5 (9.62%) DBA
7 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
7 5 (9.62%) Server Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.85%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.85%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Release Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) XML
2 7 (13.46%) MDX
3 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
7 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) NHS
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.77%) ETL
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
7 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
7 7 (13.46%) UML
8 6 (11.54%) Change Management
9 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.69%) CRM
10 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
10 4 (7.69%) Data Transformation
10 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) T-SQL
3 15 (28.85%) C#
4 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) C++/CLI
6 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
2 6 (11.54%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Perforce
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Capita
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