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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 156 190 200
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 3 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.055% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.46% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Median daily rate £454 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £288 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £388 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.69 -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London

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
565 647 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.08% 11.95% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 510 643
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Tcl
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Tcl
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager