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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 148 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate £463 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £28.69 -
% change year-on-year
-44.23% -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London

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
413 720 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.12% 14.06% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 579 554
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) MDX
4 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Tcl
6 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Designer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft