The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 197 183 208
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 6 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.30% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 2.25% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 6
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £369 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
729 756 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.78% 13.18% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 588 611
Average daily rate £463 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the City of London region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the City of London region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (40.00%) Data Quality
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) ETL
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (26.67%) OLAP
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
8 4 (26.67%) Star Schema
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
8 4 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (20.00%) MS Office
9 3 (20.00%) C#
10 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (13.33%) VBA
10 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (13.33%) MS Project
10 2 (13.33%) MS Visio

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) OLAP
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
6 4 (26.67%) Star Schema
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.67%) NCrunch
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) NHS Information Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 1 (6.67%) NHS Data Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) LINQ
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Reuters
3 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.67%) Infragistics