Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 August 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 361 385
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -14
Contract jobs citing SSDT 17 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
South East median daily rate £400 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -13.04% -28.13%
10th Percentile £311 £250 £281
90th Percentile £464 £385 £294
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,539 3,464 3,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.72% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,224 2,109 2,394
South East median daily rate £438 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 97
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.34%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSDT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SSDT in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSDT in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSDT in the South East over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSDT in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Surrey - 8 £425 - 2
Kent - 5 £400 -
Thames Valley +1 4 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £325 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 South East region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 15 (88.24%) T-SQL
3 15 (88.24%) ETL
4 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
8 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (47.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (47.06%) Migration
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
9 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
9 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
9 7 (41.18%) Data Quality
9 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
9 7 (41.18%) Data Integration
9 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (41.18%) SDLC
9 7 (41.18%) ETL Development
9 7 (41.18%) SQL Optimisation
9 7 (41.18%) Workday
9 7 (41.18%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (35.29%) Data Transformation
10 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (41.18%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
5 8 (47.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Spatial Data
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (29.41%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ETL Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Database Developer
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ETL
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Data Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
4 7 (41.18%) ETL Development
4 7 (41.18%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Optimisation
4 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
5 6 (35.29%) Data Transformation
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Database Security
8 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (5.88%) ERP
9 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
1 15 (88.24%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Workday
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle