Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 362 376 351
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
South East median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.31%
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 3,379 3,358 2,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.46% 20.53% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,156 2,132 1,778
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £484 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +2.43% +9.88% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 67
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -35.85%
10th Percentile £21.00 £15.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.09 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -
Hampshire -23 3 £375 +50.00%
Thames Valley +25 2 £438 +16.67% 1
Oxfordshire +29 1 £438 +16.67%
Buckinghamshire +22 1 - -
Kent - 1 £425 -
SSDT
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (64.29%) Migration
5 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) ETL
7 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (50.00%) Data Quality
7 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (50.00%) Data Migration
7 7 (50.00%) Data Integration
7 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
7 7 (50.00%) SDLC
7 7 (50.00%) ETL Development
7 7 (50.00%) Workday
7 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
8 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 4 (28.57%) C#

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) SQLPlus
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (50.00%) ETL Development
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) Data Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Workday
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau