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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 417 403 410
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing SSDT 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.17% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£450 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
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 - - -
SSDT
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
5408 5214 5173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.18% 22.75% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3592 3500
Average daily rate £450 £442 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £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 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
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 3 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
City of London -4 5 £450 -18.18%
SSDT
England

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (66.67%) .NET
6 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (50.00%) Clustering
7 9 (50.00%) ETL
8 8 (44.44%) C#
9 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (33.33%) MDX
10 6 (33.33%) QlikView
10 6 (33.33%) Business Objects
10 6 (33.33%) SAP
10 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (33.33%) Scrum
10 6 (33.33%) Change Management
11 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
11 5 (27.78%) IIS
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (27.78%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (33.33%) QlikView
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) ERwin
4 2 (11.11%) WiX
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (38.89%) ETL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
6 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Release Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Build Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior ETL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) MDX
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) ETL
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 6 (33.33%) SAP