The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 398 409 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.021% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5287 5473 5371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.53% 22.54% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3570 3712 3610
Average daily rate £438 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 56
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SSDT
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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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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 +27 2 £550 +44.26%
SSDT
England

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) ETL
7 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) SOA
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
10 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (18.75%) OLAP
10 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
10 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (18.75%) Data Management
11 2 (12.50%) Replication
11 2 (12.50%) MVC

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (18.75%) OLAP
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
10 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (6.25%) MySQL
10 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) MDX
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) ETL
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) High Availability
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Database Security
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus