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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 516 521 525
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 67 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.091% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 27
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +221.42%
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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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
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +27 29 £375 -6.25% 4
South East -7 18 £413 -21.42% 2
North West -6 6 £260 +15.55% 5
Yorkshire +1 5 £275 -16.03% 2
South West -35 2 £290 +65.71% 1
East Midlands - 2 £238 - 1
East of England -30 1 £175 -50.00% 6
West Midlands - - - - 1
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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).

1 131 (89.73%) SQL Server
2 114 (78.08%) SQL
3 74 (50.68%) Microsoft
4 68 (46.58%) T-SQL
5 58 (39.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (36.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (32.19%) MS Excel
8 46 (31.51%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (30.14%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (28.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (20.55%) .NET
13 25 (17.12%) Finance
13 25 (17.12%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (16.44%) Replication
14 24 (16.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (16.44%) Oracle
14 24 (16.44%) Visual Studio
14 24 (16.44%) Data Modelling
14 24 (16.44%) Windows
15 22 (15.07%) C#
16 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET
16 21 (14.38%) MDX
16 21 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (13.70%) Oracle Database
18 18 (12.33%) ETL
19 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2000
19 17 (11.64%) Data Mart
20 16 (10.96%) ERwin
20 16 (10.96%) Cognos

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.79%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.79%) Apache
3 5 (3.42%) IIS
4 4 (2.74%) SAS
5 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.37%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (32.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) GIMP
3 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) SPSS
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.68%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.68%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.68%) Minerva
4 1 (0.68%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) SAN
2 4 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) Intranet
3 2 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (89.73%) SQL Server
2 58 (39.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (36.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (31.51%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (28.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (16.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (13.70%) Oracle Database
9 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (11.64%) Data Mart
10 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (10.96%) Relational Database
11 13 (8.90%) DTS
12 12 (8.22%) ProClarity
13 11 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (6.16%) MS Access
15 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (5.48%) OLAP
17 7 (4.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 21 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.96%) ERwin
4 15 (10.27%) Toad
5 8 (5.48%) ReSharper
6 6 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.74%) Subversion
8 3 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.68%) PVCS
General
1 25 (17.12%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Banking
5 4 (2.74%) Marketing
5 4 (2.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (38.36%) Developer
2 39 (26.71%) DBA
3 31 (21.23%) SQL DBA
4 30 (20.55%) Analyst
5 20 (13.70%) SQL Developer
6 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 18 (12.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 15 (10.27%) Business Analyst
8 12 (8.22%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (5.48%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Information Analyst
10 7 (4.79%) .NET Designer
10 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Designer
11 6 (4.11%) Report Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Administrator
11 6 (4.11%) Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Classic ASP Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Crystal Reports Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.55%) .NET
2 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET
2 21 (14.38%) MDX
3 14 (9.59%) XML
4 12 (8.22%) HTML
5 11 (7.53%) jQuery
6 9 (6.16%) LINQ
6 9 (6.16%) Ajax
7 8 (5.48%) WCF
8 7 (4.79%) CSS
8 7 (4.79%) Middleware
9 6 (4.11%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.42%) DHTML
10 5 (3.42%) JSON
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (2.74%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (2.74%) ADO
11 4 (2.74%) Web Services
11 4 (2.74%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Replication
2 14 (9.59%) Clustering
3 12 (8.22%) NHS
4 8 (5.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.48%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.74%) DTV
5 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) Informatics
6 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) UNIX
3 8 (5.48%) Windows 2000
4 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.11%) Solaris
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (17.12%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (16.44%) Data Modelling
4 18 (12.33%) ETL
5 15 (10.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 12 (8.22%) User Stories
7 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.53%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.85%) Migration
9 9 (6.16%) Data Transformation
10 8 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.48%) ITIL
11 7 (4.79%) SOA
11 7 (4.79%) MVC
11 7 (4.79%) System Testing
11 7 (4.79%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.79%) Capacity Management
12 6 (4.11%) High Availability
12 6 (4.11%) Analytics
12 6 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 114 (78.08%) SQL
2 68 (46.58%) T-SQL
3 22 (15.07%) C#
4 16 (10.96%) PL/SQL
5 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.90%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.48%) Perl
8 7 (4.79%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.79%) Korn
9 5 (3.42%) VB
10 4 (2.74%) VBA
10 4 (2.74%) VBScript
11 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.37%) Ruby
12 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.37%) PHP
12 2 (1.37%) Java
12 2 (1.37%) C++
13 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.79%) MCDBA
4 5 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.74%) MCITP
5 4 (2.74%) MCTS
5 4 (2.74%) MCT
6 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) CRD IV
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.48%) SCOM
3 7 (4.79%) Data Guard
4 6 (4.11%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.42%) SCCM
6 3 (2.05%) Ionix
7 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.37%) WSUS
7 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.44%) Oracle
3 16 (10.96%) Cognos
4 12 (8.22%) IBM
5 7 (4.79%) SAP
6 6 (4.11%) Veritas
7 5 (3.42%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.42%) Informatica
7 5 (3.42%) VMware
8 3 (2.05%) Charles River
8 3 (2.05%) CA
8 3 (2.05%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.37%) F5
9 2 (1.37%) Symantec
9 2 (1.37%) Remedy
9 2 (1.37%) McAfee
9 2 (1.37%) Cisco
9 2 (1.37%) HP
9 2 (1.37%) Dell
10 1 (0.68%) Sun
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