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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 182 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% 1.71% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £263 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -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
749 820 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 13.90% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 626 637
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (35.29%) Data Quality
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (29.41%) SMTP
8 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (29.41%) C#
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (23.53%) FTP
9 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
10 3 (17.65%) MDX
11 2 (11.76%) Banking
11 2 (11.76%) IBM
11 2 (11.76%) Project Management
11 2 (11.76%) NHS
11 2 (11.76%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) PowerPivot
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SMTP
2 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) NCrunch
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Information Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) MDX
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) IBM