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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 490 502 526
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 79 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.97% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £278 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -11.20%
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
6261 5475 5604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.88% 11.78% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3511 3374
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 127 134 200
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 £25.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £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 23 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 23 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 +26 46 £388 -11.42% 14
South East -1 13 £398 -16.31% 5
North West -13 5 £250 -8.25% 3
Yorkshire +2 4 £283 -13.74% 3
South West -27 3 £220 +25.71% 3
East Midlands - 2 £238 - 1
East of England - 2 £163 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £300 - 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 23 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).

1 135 (90.60%) SQL Server
2 112 (75.17%) SQL
3 68 (45.64%) T-SQL
4 67 (44.97%) Microsoft
5 55 (36.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (34.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (31.54%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
9 44 (29.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (28.86%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (23.49%) .NET
12 30 (20.13%) Windows
13 27 (18.12%) Oracle
13 27 (18.12%) Visual Studio
13 27 (18.12%) Finance
13 27 (18.12%) Replication
14 25 (16.78%) MDX
14 25 (16.78%) Data Modelling
14 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (16.11%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (16.11%) C#
15 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
16 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
17 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (13.42%) ETL
19 19 (12.75%) XML
19 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
20 18 (12.08%) Toad
20 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Application Server
5 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
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 Project
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.34%) Markit EDM
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
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
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%) LDAP
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (90.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (36.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (34.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (29.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (28.86%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
9 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (10.74%) Data Mart
10 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
11 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (7.38%) ProClarity
13 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (7.38%) DTS
13 11 (7.38%) MS Access
14 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (6.04%) OLAP
15 9 (6.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (18.12%) Visual Studio
2 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (12.08%) Toad
4 15 (10.07%) 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%) Selenium
9 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.67%) PVCS
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Retail
3 4 (2.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (34.90%) Developer
2 37 (24.83%) DBA
3 32 (21.48%) Analyst
4 27 (18.12%) SQL DBA
5 20 (13.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Business Analyst
7 13 (8.72%) Oracle DBA
7 13 (8.72%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (8.05%) SQL Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Information Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) Report Developer
10 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Administrator
12 6 (4.03%) Architect
12 6 (4.03%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.03%) Crystal Reports Developer
12 6 (4.03%) .NET Designer
12 6 (4.03%) Designer
13 5 (3.36%) Server Support
14 4 (2.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) .NET
2 25 (16.78%) MDX
3 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
4 19 (12.75%) 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%) Middleware
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.70%) JSON
9 7 (4.70%) LINQ
10 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.03%) WCF
11 5 (3.36%) DHTML
12 4 (2.68%) ADO
12 4 (2.68%) Web Services
12 4 (2.68%) Classic ASP
12 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (2.68%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.12%) 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 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.34%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Informatics
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.13%) 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 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.01%) AIX
7 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (16.78%) Data Modelling
3 24 (16.11%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (13.42%) ETL
5 14 (9.40%) Kimball Methodology
6 13 (8.72%) Unit Testing
6 13 (8.72%) User Stories
7 11 (7.38%) Software Testing
8 10 (6.71%) SOA
8 10 (6.71%) Migration
8 10 (6.71%) MVC
8 10 (6.71%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.04%) System Testing
9 9 (6.04%) Analytics
10 8 (5.37%) Data Transformation
10 8 (5.37%) ITIL
11 7 (4.70%) Capacity Management
11 7 (4.70%) Data Analytics
11 7 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 112 (75.17%) SQL
2 68 (45.64%) 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%) Korn
8 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.03%) VB
10 5 (3.36%) VBA
11 4 (2.68%) VBScript
12 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.34%) C++
12 2 (1.34%) Java
12 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.34%) VB6
12 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
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%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.34%) Degree
8 2 (1.34%) ISEB
8 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (1.34%) MCP
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) 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%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.01%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.01%) Ionix
6 2 (1.34%) WSUS
6 2 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (44.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.12%) 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%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.36%) SAP
8 4 (2.68%) HP
8 4 (2.68%) Dell
8 4 (2.68%) Informatica
9 3 (2.01%) Charles River
9 3 (2.01%) CA
10 2 (1.34%) Symantec
10 2 (1.34%) Remedy
10 2 (1.34%) McAfee
10 2 (1.34%) Cisco
10 2 (1.34%) F5
10 2 (1.34%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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