Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 364 379
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing SSDT 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
South East median daily rate £413 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% - -
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
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 3,521 3,486 3,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.41% 21.43% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,285 2,208 2,159
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £546
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 95
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £17.56 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £49.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

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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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -
Kent - 4 £400 -
Hampshire -17 2 £406 +62.50%
Thames Valley +10 1 £438 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 1 £438 -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (66.67%) Migration
4 10 (66.67%) ETL
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (53.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
7 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (46.67%) Data Quality
7 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
7 7 (46.67%) Data Integration
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
7 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
7 7 (46.67%) SDLC
7 7 (46.67%) ETL Development
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Optimisation
7 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
7 7 (46.67%) Workday
7 7 (46.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (40.00%) Data Transformation
9 5 (33.33%) C#
10 4 (26.67%) Windows

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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 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (53.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (13.33%) SQLPlus
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (26.67%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ETL
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Data Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (46.67%) ETL Development
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Optimisation
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Database Security
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Workday
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau