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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 571 556 529
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing SSDT 18 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.028% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
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£400 £323 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -35.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+60.20% -
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
10555 10782 9985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.92% 22.83% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7135 6789 6222
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 248 248
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.46 £15.50 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
London +28 15 £400 - 2
South West -22 1 £400 +63.26% 1
South East - 1 £425 -
SSDT
UK

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (63.33%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (56.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 16 (53.33%) T-SQL
6 16 (53.33%) ETL
7 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (46.67%) .NET
9 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (30.00%) Visualisation
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
13 8 (26.67%) C#
13 8 (26.67%) Clustering
14 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
15 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
15 6 (20.00%) ATDD
15 6 (20.00%) Scrum
15 6 (20.00%) Finance
15 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (16.67%) Data Management
16 5 (16.67%) Windows

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (13.33%) OLAP
9 4 (13.33%) OLTP
10 3 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
11 2 (6.67%) QlikView
11 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
12 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.67%) Gradle
5 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.67%) NuGet
5 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.67%) ERwin
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (3.33%) WiX
6 1 (3.33%) MSTest
6 1 (3.33%) NUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) ETL Developer
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Release Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Supply Chain Manager
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
4 2 (6.67%) MDX
5 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) XHTML
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (26.67%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Replication
5 2 (6.67%) Neural Network
6 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (53.33%) ETL
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.00%) ATDD
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (16.67%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Change Control
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) R
6 1 (3.33%) XQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Tableau
2 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Red Gate
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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