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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 205 207 210
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.033% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 1.80% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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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
796 833 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 11.46% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 616 499
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (55.00%) Data Mart
6 10 (50.00%) Retail
7 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (45.00%) MDX
7 9 (45.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (40.00%) User Stories
8 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
8 8 (40.00%) ERwin
8 8 (40.00%) ProClarity
8 8 (40.00%) Cognos
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (30.00%) .NET
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (20.00%) ETL
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (15.00%) DTS
12 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
12 3 (15.00%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (55.00%) Data Mart
3 8 (40.00%) ProClarity
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) DTS
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (5.00%) Big Data
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) ERwin
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) DBA
2 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.00%) ASP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) MDX
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) LINQ
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Scilab
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) DHTML
5 1 (5.00%) ADO
5 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (45.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Database Security
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Cognos
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau