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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 523 483 493
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 63 88 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 1.42% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 60 32
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £295 £278
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00
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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
6662 6185 5188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.72% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4455 4001 3292
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 147
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 July 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 July 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
South East -24 19 £213 -51.14% 5
East of England +8 18 £413 +135.71% 1
London -28 16 £400 -3.08% 4
East Midlands -2 8 £275 +15.78%
North West -18 3 £325 +30.00% 4
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands +3 2 £350 +16.66% 5
South West +1 2 £311 +41.47% 2
Yorkshire -21 1 £265 -8.62%
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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).

1 122 (93.85%) SQL Server
2 102 (78.46%) SQL
3 55 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (40.77%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 46 (35.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (28.46%) T-SQL
9 36 (27.69%) MS Excel
10 32 (24.62%) Finance
11 25 (19.23%) Data Analysis
12 24 (18.46%) ETL
13 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (16.92%) .NET
14 22 (16.92%) Visual Studio
14 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (16.15%) Relational Database
16 19 (14.62%) C#
17 17 (13.08%) Windows
17 17 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (12.31%) Hadoop
18 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
18 16 (12.31%) MS Office
19 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
19 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
19 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
20 14 (10.77%) TDD
20 14 (10.77%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (8.46%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.77%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.31%) MS Office
3 8 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.31%) MS Project
5 2 (1.54%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.77%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.77%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.77%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.77%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.77%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.77%) SMS
2 1 (0.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (93.85%) SQL Server
2 55 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 55 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (35.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 39 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (16.15%) Relational Database
7 16 (12.31%) Hadoop
8 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (8.46%) Apache Hive
10 10 (7.69%) Data Mining
11 9 (6.92%) SSDT
11 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
12 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.38%) OLAP
14 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (3.85%) MySQL
16 4 (3.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (16.92%) Visual Studio
2 17 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.92%) Toad
5 6 (4.62%) Subversion
5 6 (4.62%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.62%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.85%) WinDbg
7 3 (2.31%) JIRA
8 2 (1.54%) NUnit
8 2 (1.54%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.77%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.77%) NCrunch
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Billing
3 5 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (53.85%) Developer
2 35 (26.92%) Analyst
2 35 (26.92%) SQL Developer
3 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (11.54%) DBA
5 13 (10.00%) Administrator
6 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 10 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Tester
9 7 (5.38%) Server Administrator
9 7 (5.38%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Information Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.92%) .NET
2 13 (10.00%) XML
3 7 (5.38%) HTML
4 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.85%) CSS
4 5 (3.85%) WCF
5 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.08%) Web Services
5 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.08%) LINQ
5 4 (3.08%) jQuery
6 3 (2.31%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.31%) Ajax
6 3 (2.31%) ODBC
7 2 (1.54%) SAML
7 2 (1.54%) MDX
7 2 (1.54%) XSLT
7 2 (1.54%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.54%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.38%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.62%) Data Extraction
3 6 (4.62%) NHS
4 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.08%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
6 3 (2.31%) Clustering
6 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.54%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.54%) Social Media
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.08%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.77%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (19.23%) Data Analysis
3 24 (18.46%) ETL
4 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 14 (10.77%) TDD
7 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.23%) Migration
8 12 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.46%) MapReduce
9 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (7.69%) Data Transformation
11 8 (6.15%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.15%) CRM
12 6 (4.62%) OO
12 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.62%) Scrum
12 6 (4.62%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (78.46%) SQL
2 37 (28.46%) T-SQL
3 19 (14.62%) C#
4 11 (8.46%) VBA
4 11 (8.46%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.69%) C++
6 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.62%) Java
7 6 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.85%) Python
8 5 (3.85%) C++/CLI
8 5 (3.85%) Perl
8 5 (3.85%) VBScript
9 4 (3.08%) VB
10 2 (1.54%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) ISEB
1 3 (2.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.77%) MCSE
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.77%) PMP
3 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) QA
1 8 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.54%) HDFS
3 1 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) SCCM
2 4 (3.08%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle
3 5 (3.85%) Perforce
3 5 (3.85%) VMware
4 4 (3.08%) Red Gate
4 4 (3.08%) Cognos
5 3 (2.31%) IBM
6 2 (1.54%) MKS
7 1 (0.77%) Teradata
7 1 (0.77%) Google
7 1 (0.77%) OpenText
7 1 (0.77%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.77%) Apple
7 1 (0.77%) Reuters
7 1 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.77%) Infragistics