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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 497 490 477
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 72 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 31
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£373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6419 5575 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.46% 11.98% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4286 3587 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.29 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
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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
London +11 23 £400 +6.66% 9
North West +10 23 £344 +25.00% 9
South East -17 9 £400 +3.22% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £260 - 3
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
West Midlands 0 3 - - 2
South West -17 2 £270 +3.84% 1
East of England - - - -
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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).

1 128 (90.14%) SQL Server
2 122 (85.92%) SQL
3 83 (58.45%) Microsoft
4 63 (44.37%) T-SQL
4 63 (44.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (36.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (30.28%) HTML
7 43 (30.28%) JavaScript
8 42 (29.58%) Visual Studio
8 42 (29.58%) MS Excel
9 41 (28.87%) CSS
10 38 (26.76%) .NET
11 36 (25.35%) jQuery
11 36 (25.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (24.65%) C#
13 31 (21.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (21.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 30 (21.13%) Oracle
15 29 (20.42%) MS Office
15 29 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (19.01%) ETL
16 27 (19.01%) Finance
17 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET
18 24 (16.90%) Windows
19 21 (14.79%) MVC
20 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (13.38%) XML
20 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (12.68%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (7.04%) IIS
1 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.82%) SAS
4 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.70%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.42%) MS Office
3 12 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.41%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.41%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (90.14%) SQL Server
2 63 (44.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (36.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (25.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (21.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (10.56%) Oracle Database
9 14 (9.86%) Relational Database
10 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.23%) OLAP
13 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.52%) QlikView
14 4 (2.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 4 (2.82%) Data Mining
14 4 (2.82%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.82%) Star Schema
15 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (29.58%) Visual Studio
2 31 (21.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (11.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (9.86%) JIRA
5 13 (9.15%) Toad
6 5 (3.52%) Subversion
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
8 1 (0.70%) MorphX
8 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.70%) NCrunch
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Retail
3 4 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Billing
4 2 (1.41%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (62.68%) Developer
2 36 (25.35%) Analyst
3 33 (23.24%) SQL Developer
4 20 (14.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (13.38%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.56%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Applications Support
8 12 (8.45%) DBA
9 10 (7.04%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.04%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.34%) SQL DBA
11 8 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (5.63%) Web Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Tester
12 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.28%) HTML
2 41 (28.87%) CSS
3 38 (26.76%) .NET
4 36 (25.35%) jQuery
5 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET
6 19 (13.38%) XML
6 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.27%) Ajax
7 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 15 (10.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (9.86%) Web Services
10 12 (8.45%) WCF
11 11 (7.75%) LINQ
12 10 (7.04%) XSLT
13 7 (4.93%) LINQ to SQL
14 6 (4.23%) REST
15 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (2.82%) ADO.NET
15 4 (2.82%) SAML
16 3 (2.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.23%) NHS
4 5 (3.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.82%) Social Media
5 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) Replication
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.11%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.11%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.41%) SCADA
7 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.90%) Windows
2 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.86%) AIX
4 12 (8.45%) UNIX
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (19.01%) ETL
3 21 (14.79%) MVC
4 18 (12.68%) Data Analysis
5 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
6 14 (9.86%) Migration
6 14 (9.86%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (8.45%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.75%) Data Transformation
10 9 (6.34%) CRM
11 8 (5.63%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.63%) System Testing
12 7 (4.93%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.93%) Change Control
12 7 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.93%) Web Development
12 7 (4.93%) Regression Testing
13 6 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (85.92%) SQL
2 63 (44.37%) T-SQL
3 43 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 35 (24.65%) C#
5 14 (9.86%) Shell Script
5 14 (9.86%) Korn
6 11 (7.75%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.34%) VBA
8 8 (5.63%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.93%) VB
10 6 (4.23%) XPath
11 5 (3.52%) C
12 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.82%) C++
13 3 (2.11%) Perl
13 3 (2.11%) VBScript
14 2 (1.41%) Java
14 2 (1.41%) SAS Macro
14 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) ISEB
3 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) VCP4
4 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCTS
4 1 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
2 9 (6.34%) SLA
3 6 (4.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.41%) Nagios
3 2 (1.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 83 (58.45%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.13%) Oracle
3 4 (2.82%) Cognos
4 3 (2.11%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.11%) Apple
4 3 (2.11%) Google
5 2 (1.41%) Tableau
5 2 (1.41%) Informatica
5 2 (1.41%) Teradata
5 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Reuters
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.70%) Open Text
6 1 (0.70%) Interwoven
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