Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SSDT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSDT over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 200 219
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 +26
Contract jobs citing SSDT 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.053% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.23% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median daily rate £400 - -
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SSDT is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,302 1,320 1,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.63% 23.22% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 908 1,110
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £286 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 47
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +43.95% -26.19%
10th Percentile £13.13 £17.61 £14.03
90th Percentile £48.36 £60.25 £59.31
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.53% +17.27% -

SSDT
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SSDT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SSDT in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSDT in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSDT in the North West

SSDT
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £400 -
SSDT
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SSDT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Vertica
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (50.00%) Biml
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Databricks
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) U-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Biml
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) U-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Databricks
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Vertica