The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 612 580 585
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing SSDT 18 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.050% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.23% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
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£390 £356 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13378 12150 11851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.57% 21.49% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8798 7526 7331
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 187 207
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £13.50 £16.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.72 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend

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

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SSDT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England -10 16 £401 +12.42% 3
South East -15 8 £339 -4.91%
London -10 6 £450 +4.34% 1
Oxfordshire -13 6 - -
City of London +13 4 £450 -18.18%
Edinburgh - 2 £351 -
Scotland - 2 £351 -
East of England -5 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 £288 -
Berkshire - 1 £288 -
Surrey - 1 £390 -
Essex - 1 - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 52 (98.11%) SQL Server
2 50 (94.34%) SQL
3 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
3 36 (67.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (66.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (66.04%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (64.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (56.60%) Visual Studio
7 28 (52.83%) T-SQL
8 27 (50.94%) .NET
9 26 (49.06%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (39.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (39.62%) C#
12 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (30.19%) Dimensional Modelling
14 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
14 15 (28.30%) ETL
14 15 (28.30%) Scrum
15 14 (26.42%) Clustering
16 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
16 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 12 (22.64%) Finance
18 11 (20.75%) MDX
19 10 (18.87%) Kimball Methodology
19 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 9 (16.98%) Change Management
21 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects
21 8 (15.09%) SAP
21 8 (15.09%) QlikView

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (98.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (67.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (66.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (49.06%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (39.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
8 8 (15.09%) QlikView
8 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (13.21%) MySQL
9 7 (13.21%) OLAP
9 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 34 (64.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (56.60%) Visual Studio
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (13.21%) ERwin
4 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
5 6 (11.32%) WinDbg
5 6 (11.32%) MSBuild
5 6 (11.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (13.21%) ETL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Server Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.77%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.77%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (1.89%) Database Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) MDX
3 6 (11.32%) XML
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.43%) jQuery
5 4 (7.55%) JSON
5 4 (7.55%) Ajax
5 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.77%) WCF
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.89%) HTML
8 1 (1.89%) HTML5
8 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
1 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
1 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Dimensional Modelling
4 15 (28.30%) Scrum
4 15 (28.30%) ETL
5 10 (18.87%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (16.98%) Change Management
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
9 4 (7.55%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (7.55%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.77%) OOP
10 2 (3.77%) OO
10 2 (3.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) T-SQL
3 21 (39.62%) C#
4 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) C++/CLI
5 6 (11.32%) C++
5 6 (11.32%) Python
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) XQuery
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) SAP
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 6 (11.32%) Perforce
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Capita
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