The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 531 510 525
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 50 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.19% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 37
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £28.69 -
% change year-on-year
-44.23% -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6912 6298 5434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 13.53% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4653 4295 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 120
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.50 £46.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the England region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the England region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +10 14 £340 +25.92% 1
North West -18 11 £280 -20.00% 1
London -17 9 £475 +36.69% 8
South East +3 7 £398 +36.83% 5
East Midlands -4 4 £275 -
Yorkshire -17 3 £400 +45.45% 1
East of England - 2 £338 - 3
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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).

1 107 (96.40%) SQL Server
2 91 (81.98%) SQL
3 68 (61.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (56.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (54.95%) T-SQL
6 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
7 48 (43.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (30.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (29.73%) Visual Studio
10 32 (28.83%) MS Excel
11 31 (27.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (27.03%) Windows
13 27 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (22.52%) Finance
15 23 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (18.92%) Oracle
17 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (16.22%) Kimball Methodology
17 18 (16.22%) Oracle Database
18 17 (15.32%) Retail
18 17 (15.32%) C#
18 17 (15.32%) ETL
19 16 (14.41%) Software Testing
20 15 (13.51%) Data Extraction
21 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
21 13 (11.71%) QA
21 13 (11.71%) Data Modelling
22 12 (10.81%) .NET
22 12 (10.81%) ITIL
22 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.60%) IIS
3 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (28.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.60%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.90%) BASE24
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.90%) FastStats
4 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.80%) SMTP
3 1 (0.90%) ATM
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (96.40%) SQL Server
2 68 (61.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (56.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (43.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (30.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (16.22%) Oracle Database
7 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (9.01%) OLAP
9 10 (9.01%) OLAP Cube
9 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
10 9 (8.11%) OLTP
10 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (4.50%) MS Access
13 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (29.73%) Visual Studio
2 31 (27.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.91%) Toad
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.90%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Retail
3 9 (8.11%) Marketing
4 7 (6.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Developer
2 35 (31.53%) SQL Developer
3 32 (28.83%) Analyst
4 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 17 (15.32%) DBA
6 16 (14.41%) T-SQL Developer
7 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Developer
7 14 (12.61%) SQL DBA
8 10 (9.01%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (9.01%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.31%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (6.31%) Tester
11 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Business Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 10 (9.01%) XML
3 9 (8.11%) HTML
4 7 (6.31%) Web Services
5 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.60%) MDX
7 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.70%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.70%) HTML5
7 3 (2.70%) jQuery
8 2 (1.80%) Ajax
8 2 (1.80%) CSS
8 2 (1.80%) SOAP
8 2 (1.80%) WinForms
9 1 (0.90%) ADO
9 1 (0.90%) DAO
9 1 (0.90%) ODBC
9 1 (0.90%) RESTful
9 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Data Extraction
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.41%) Statistics
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) Tandem
6 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (16.22%) Kimball Methodology
3 17 (15.32%) ETL
4 16 (14.41%) Software Testing
5 13 (11.71%) Data Modelling
6 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.81%) ITIL
7 11 (9.91%) Migration
8 10 (9.01%) Data Migration
8 10 (9.01%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (9.01%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (9.01%) Test Management
8 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.31%) Data Management
9 7 (6.31%) OO
9 7 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.31%) System Testing
9 7 (6.31%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (81.98%) SQL
2 61 (54.95%) T-SQL
3 17 (15.32%) C#
4 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.21%) Java
5 8 (7.21%) VBScript
6 7 (6.31%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.70%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.90%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.90%) C
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) Python
10 1 (0.90%) Tcl
10 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) ISEB
4 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Data Guard
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.92%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) Cognos
3 8 (7.21%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.80%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) Informatica
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) AppSense
5 1 (0.90%) Apteco
5 1 (0.90%) ESRI
5 1 (0.90%) Infor
5 1 (0.90%) MKS