Period
to 11 December 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 216 242
Rank change year-on-year +19 +26 -49
Contract jobs citing SSDT 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.060% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median daily rate - - £275
England median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +28.00%
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 1320 1657 1833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.24% 25.50% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1106 1183
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £550 £526
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 42
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £29.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.95% -26.19% +28.21%
10th Percentile £17.61 £14.03 £16.25
90th Percentile £60.25 £59.31 £57.03
England median hourly rate £32.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.27% - +5.77%

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSDT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) YouTrack
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) ETL Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft