The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 497 494 533
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 77 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.91% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £278 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.50
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6417 5516 5655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.00% 11.84% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 3526 3377
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 205
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 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
London +39 46 £388 -11.42% 10
South East -10 11 £435 -8.42% 6
North West +2 6 £255 -6.42% 4
Yorkshire +4 4 £283 -13.74%
South West -19 3 £220 +25.71% 3
East of England -19 2 £163 -53.57% 5
East Midlands - 2 £238 - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
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 30 July 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).

1 134 (89.93%) SQL Server
2 112 (75.17%) SQL
3 69 (46.31%) T-SQL
3 69 (46.31%) Microsoft
4 54 (36.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (34.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (30.87%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
8 43 (28.86%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (28.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (23.49%) .NET
11 29 (19.46%) Windows
12 28 (18.79%) Replication
13 27 (18.12%) Finance
14 26 (17.45%) Oracle
14 26 (17.45%) Data Modelling
14 26 (17.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (16.78%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (16.78%) Visual Studio
15 25 (16.78%) MDX
16 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (16.11%) C#
17 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
18 22 (14.77%) Oracle Database
19 20 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (13.42%) ETL
20 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
21 18 (12.08%) XML
21 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2000
22 17 (11.41%) Toad

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (10.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.37%) IIS
2 8 (5.37%) Apache
3 4 (2.68%) SAS
3 4 (2.68%) CMS
3 4 (2.68%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.34%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) GIMP
3 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.34%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.67%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.67%) Minerva
3 1 (0.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) SAN
2 4 (2.68%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (89.93%) SQL Server
2 54 (36.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (34.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (28.86%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (28.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (17.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (14.77%) Oracle Database
9 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (11.41%) Data Mart
11 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
12 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 15 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (8.05%) ProClarity
14 11 (7.38%) DTS
15 10 (6.71%) MS Access
15 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (6.04%) OLAP
17 8 (5.37%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (11.41%) Toad
4 16 (10.74%) ERwin
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (4.03%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.68%) Subversion
8 3 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.67%) Selenium
10 1 (0.67%) PVCS
10 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Retail
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (34.23%) Developer
2 38 (25.50%) DBA
3 32 (21.48%) Analyst
4 28 (18.79%) SQL DBA
5 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Business Analyst
7 14 (9.40%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (8.72%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (8.05%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Report Developer
10 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Information Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) Administrator
12 6 (4.03%) Designer
12 6 (4.03%) Architect
12 6 (4.03%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.03%) .NET Designer
13 5 (3.36%) Crystal Reports Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Server Support
14 4 (2.68%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) .NET
2 25 (16.78%) MDX
3 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
4 18 (12.08%) XML
5 15 (10.07%) HTML
6 13 (8.72%) jQuery
7 10 (6.71%) Ajax
8 8 (5.37%) CSS
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.70%) JSON
9 7 (4.70%) LINQ
9 7 (4.70%) Middleware
10 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.03%) WCF
11 5 (3.36%) DHTML
12 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (2.68%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (2.68%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.68%) ADO
12 4 (2.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Replication
2 17 (11.41%) Clustering
3 11 (7.38%) NHS
4 6 (4.03%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Informatics
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.67%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.46%) Windows
2 10 (6.71%) UNIX
3 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.37%) Windows 2000
5 6 (4.03%) Solaris
6 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.01%) AIX
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (17.45%) Data Modelling
3 25 (16.78%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (13.42%) ETL
5 14 (9.40%) Kimball Methodology
5 14 (9.40%) User Stories
6 13 (8.72%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.38%) Migration
7 11 (7.38%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.71%) SOA
8 10 (6.71%) Software Testing
8 10 (6.71%) MVC
9 9 (6.04%) Analytics
9 9 (6.04%) System Testing
10 8 (5.37%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.37%) Data Transformation
10 8 (5.37%) ITIL
10 8 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.70%) Data Analytics
11 7 (4.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (75.17%) SQL
2 69 (46.31%) T-SQL
3 24 (16.11%) C#
4 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.41%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.38%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.04%) Perl
8 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.37%) Korn
9 6 (4.03%) VB
10 5 (3.36%) VBA
11 4 (2.68%) VBScript
12 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.34%) Java
12 2 (1.34%) C++
12 2 (1.34%) VB6
12 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.04%) MCDBA
4 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.03%) MCT
6 5 (3.36%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.68%) MCTS
7 4 (2.68%) MCITP
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.34%) MCP
9 1 (0.67%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) CRD IV
System Software
1 10 (6.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (6.04%) SCOM
3 8 (5.37%) Data Guard
4 6 (4.03%) SCCM
4 6 (4.03%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.01%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.01%) Ionix
6 2 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (46.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) Oracle
3 16 (10.74%) Cognos
4 9 (6.04%) IBM
5 8 (5.37%) Veritas
6 7 (4.70%) VMware
7 5 (3.36%) SAP
7 5 (3.36%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.68%) HP
8 4 (2.68%) Dell
8 4 (2.68%) Informatica
9 3 (2.01%) CA
9 3 (2.01%) Charles River
10 2 (1.34%) F5
10 2 (1.34%) Symantec
10 2 (1.34%) Remedy
10 2 (1.34%) McAfee
10 2 (1.34%) Cisco
11 1 (0.67%) Lagan
11 1 (0.67%) BMC
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