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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 191 209 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 12 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.25% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 2.12% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
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£475 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
796 850 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 12.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 630 533
Average daily rate £434 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
5 16 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (46.43%) Data Modelling
7 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (39.29%) Data Mart
8 11 (39.29%) .NET
9 10 (35.71%) MDX
9 10 (35.71%) Retail
10 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
10 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (32.14%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (28.57%) User Stories
11 8 (28.57%) ProClarity
11 8 (28.57%) ETL
11 8 (28.57%) Cognos
11 8 (28.57%) ERwin
12 5 (17.86%) OLAP
12 5 (17.86%) C#
12 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
12 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 4 (14.29%) Oracle
13 4 (14.29%) HTML
13 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) SPSS
3 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (39.29%) Data Mart
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (28.57%) ProClarity
7 5 (17.86%) OLAP
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
9 3 (10.71%) DTS
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.14%) Base SAS
10 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (3.57%) Big Data
11 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) ERwin
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) PVCS
5 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 10 (35.71%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) ASP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) MDX
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) ADO
5 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Scilab
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) DHTML
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) Data Modelling
3 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (28.57%) User Stories
4 8 (28.57%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V2
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) VBScript
5 3 (10.71%) VB
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Cognos
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Informatica
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau