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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 189 187 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 3 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 1.75% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £460 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00
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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
646 798 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.91% 13.35% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 626 622
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (27.27%) OLAP
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) Star Schema
7 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
7 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
7 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
8 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LatentZero
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP
5 3 (27.27%) Star Schema
5 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (9.09%) NCrunch
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Reuters
3 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 1 (9.09%) Infragistics