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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 532 493 506
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 63 77 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 1.20% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 31
Average daily rate
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£356 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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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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 -24 24 £381 -1.61% 7
East of England +15 17 £375 +130.76% 5
South East -11 10 £410 -5.74% 4
East Midlands +3 5 £275 +15.78% 2
Midlands +3 3 - -
North East -26 3 - - 1
South West -9 2 £311 +41.47% 1
Yorkshire -25 2 £304 +7.52% 2
North West -30 2 - - 10
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 3
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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).

1 128 (95.52%) SQL Server
2 105 (78.36%) SQL
3 56 (41.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (39.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (37.31%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (37.31%) Microsoft
6 46 (34.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 45 (33.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (32.09%) T-SQL
9 39 (29.10%) Finance
10 34 (25.37%) MS Excel
11 31 (23.13%) .NET
12 25 (18.66%) C#
13 24 (17.91%) Windows
13 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (16.42%) Relational Database
14 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.67%) Visual Studio
16 20 (14.93%) ETL
16 20 (14.93%) Data Analysis
16 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (12.69%) Git (software)
19 16 (11.94%) Hadoop
20 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
20 15 (11.19%) MS Office
21 14 (10.45%) XML
21 14 (10.45%) TDD
21 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (8.21%) SharePoint
1 11 (8.21%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.73%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.75%) ArcSDE
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.19%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.99%) MS Project
5 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.49%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.75%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.75%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) SMTP
2 4 (2.99%) FTP
3 3 (2.24%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (95.52%) SQL Server
2 56 (41.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (39.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (34.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (33.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (16.42%) Relational Database
7 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (11.94%) Hadoop
9 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 11 (8.21%) Apache Hive
11 10 (7.46%) SSDT
12 9 (6.72%) RDBMS
13 8 (5.97%) Data Mining
14 6 (4.48%) MySQL
14 6 (4.48%) OLAP
14 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (2.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (12.69%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.22%) MSBuild
4 7 (5.22%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.22%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) WinDbg
6 3 (2.24%) JIRA
6 3 (2.24%) Toad
7 2 (1.49%) NUnit
7 2 (1.49%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.75%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.75%) NCrunch
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Banking
2 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Billing
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (51.49%) Developer
2 36 (26.87%) Analyst
3 32 (23.88%) SQL Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (11.19%) DBA
5 14 (10.45%) Administrator
6 11 (8.21%) SQL DBA
7 10 (7.46%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Server Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (4.48%) Tester
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Systems Developer
11 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.99%) ETL Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Information Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.13%) .NET
2 14 (10.45%) XML
3 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.97%) Web Services
4 8 (5.97%) HTML
5 6 (4.48%) CSS
6 5 (3.73%) WCF
6 5 (3.73%) jQuery
6 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.99%) LINQ
7 4 (2.99%) Ajax
7 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.24%) XSLT
8 3 (2.24%) ODBC
8 3 (2.24%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.49%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (1.49%) SAML
9 2 (1.49%) DHTML
9 2 (1.49%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.22%) Data Extraction
3 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.48%) Clustering
4 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.73%) NHS
4 5 (3.73%) Replication
5 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.49%) Social Media
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) PMI
6 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.91%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (5.22%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.93%) Data Analysis
3 20 (14.93%) ETL
4 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.45%) TDD
6 11 (8.21%) Migration
6 11 (8.21%) CRM
6 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.21%) MapReduce
6 11 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (5.97%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (5.97%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.97%) Scrum
7 8 (5.97%) Data Management
7 8 (5.97%) Data Transformation
8 7 (5.22%) SDLC
8 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (78.36%) SQL
2 43 (32.09%) T-SQL
3 25 (18.66%) C#
4 12 (8.96%) C++
4 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.21%) VBA
6 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.97%) VB
8 7 (5.22%) VBScript
8 7 (5.22%) Java
8 7 (5.22%) Python
9 6 (4.48%) C++/CLI
9 6 (4.48%) Perl
9 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.49%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.49%) HDFS
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 50 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) Perforce
5 5 (3.73%) Red Gate
5 5 (3.73%) IBM
6 4 (2.99%) Cognos
7 2 (1.49%) MKS
7 2 (1.49%) Apple
7 2 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Teradata
8 1 (0.75%) Reuters
8 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.75%) ESRI
8 1 (0.75%) Infragistics
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