Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 190 232
Rank change year-on-year -28 +42 -12
Contract jobs citing SSDT 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.017% 0.037% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.084% 0.16% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
North West median daily rate - £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -0.92%
England median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
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 1,189 1,228 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.42% 22.48% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 767 1,042
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 53
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -14.47% +10.14%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.69 £15.65
90th Percentile £55.38 £53.75 £64.55
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.20
% change year-on-year +27.27% -14.60% +28.80%

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 18 June 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 -22 1 - -
SSDT
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Basecamp
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree