The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 390 390 387
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SSDT 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.022% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.098% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
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£414 £431 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +23.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5143 5091 4771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.20% 22.50% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3624 3278
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 56
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.75 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSDT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in London

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSDT across the London region.

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in London

SSDT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSDT across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in London

SSDT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
City of London +12 4 £415 -
Croydon - 4 £338 -
SSDT
England

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) T-SQL
2 15 (88.24%) Visual Studio
3 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (82.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (70.59%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (52.94%) Clustering
7 9 (52.94%) ETL
8 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
10 6 (35.29%) C#
10 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (29.41%) Scrum
11 5 (29.41%) IIS
12 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
12 4 (23.53%) CRM
12 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
12 4 (23.53%) SAP
12 4 (23.53%) XML
12 4 (23.53%) Change Management
12 4 (23.53%) Finance

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (23.53%) QlikView
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Visual Studio
2 14 (82.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) ERwin
3 2 (11.76%) WiX
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) ETL Developer
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Release Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) MDX
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (52.94%) ETL
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (11.76%) Change Control
9 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
2 4 (23.53%) SAP