The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 196 189 222
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.13% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 1.05% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 1
Average daily rate £375 £463 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +230.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.90
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
864 762 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.39% 12.23% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 605 490
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London

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 April 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 April 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
7 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 11 (52.38%) .NET
9 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 9 (42.86%) ETL
9 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
10 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
11 7 (33.33%) OLAP
11 7 (33.33%) Finance
12 5 (23.81%) C#
13 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 4 (19.05%) MDX
13 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (19.05%) Analytics
14 3 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
14 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
14 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 3 (14.29%) System Testing
14 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 3 (14.29%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (33.33%) OLAP
7 3 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (4.76%) SSDT
9 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.76%) Big Data
9 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (4.76%) DTS
9 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) Toad
3 1 (4.76%) PVCS
3 1 (4.76%) ERwin
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) MDX
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) ADO
4 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) LINQ
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) ETL
2 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) CA
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