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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London / City of London
Rank 147 157 181
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.46% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.89 £16.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -44.23%

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
508 437 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.42% 13.63% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 337 582
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Essbase
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Essbase
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL