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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 500 507 533
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 72 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.095% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 28
Average daily rate
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£335 £381 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% +4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
6606 5812 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.85% 12.06% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4430 3836 3355
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 £290 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 121 203
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +20 32 £363 -16.66% 1
South East +13 21 £400 -4.47% 2
North West +5 9 £260 +15.55% 11
Yorkshire +2 4 £275 -15.38%
East Midlands - 2 £238 -
South West - 2 £290 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 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 17 September 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 (89.33%) SQL Server
2 115 (76.67%) SQL
3 77 (51.33%) Microsoft
4 71 (47.33%) T-SQL
5 57 (38.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 47 (31.33%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (27.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (22.00%) .NET
11 33 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (18.00%) Windows
13 26 (17.33%) C#
13 26 (17.33%) Visual Studio
14 25 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (16.67%) Data Modelling
15 24 (16.00%) Finance
15 24 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (15.33%) Oracle
17 22 (14.67%) Replication
18 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET
18 21 (14.00%) ETL
18 21 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (13.33%) Data Mart
20 19 (12.67%) Oracle Database
21 18 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
21 18 (12.00%) MDX
22 17 (11.33%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.33%) IIS
3 7 (4.67%) Apache
4 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.33%) SAS
6 2 (1.33%) CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.33%) GIMP
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) SPSS
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.67%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.67%) Minerva
5 1 (0.67%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) SAN
2 4 (2.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.33%) Intranet
3 2 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (89.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (38.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (31.33%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (27.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (13.33%) Data Mart
9 19 (12.67%) Oracle Database
10 18 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (11.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 13 (8.67%) DTS
14 12 (8.00%) ProClarity
14 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (5.33%) MS Access
17 7 (4.67%) OLAP
17 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Visual Studio
2 21 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.67%) ERwin
4 14 (9.33%) Toad
5 8 (5.33%) ReSharper
6 6 (4.00%) Subversion
6 6 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.67%) PVCS
9 1 (0.67%) MorphX
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.67%) Electronics
5 4 (2.67%) Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (40.00%) Developer
2 38 (25.33%) DBA
3 30 (20.00%) Analyst
3 30 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 26 (17.33%) SQL Developer
5 18 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 15 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 15 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Designer
10 7 (4.67%) .NET Designer
10 7 (4.67%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Administrator
12 4 (2.67%) ASP Developer
12 4 (2.67%) Data Architect
12 4 (2.67%) Server Support
12 4 (2.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.00%) .NET
2 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (12.00%) MDX
4 14 (9.33%) jQuery
4 14 (9.33%) HTML
4 14 (9.33%) XML
5 11 (7.33%) Ajax
6 9 (6.00%) CSS
6 9 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.00%) LINQ
7 8 (5.33%) WCF
8 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.67%) Middleware
9 5 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (3.33%) Web Services
9 5 (3.33%) DHTML
9 5 (3.33%) JSON
10 4 (2.67%) ADO
10 4 (2.67%) Classic ASP
10 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Replication
2 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.33%) Clustering
4 12 (8.00%) NHS
5 8 (5.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (5.33%) Mainframe
6 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.67%) DTV
8 3 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.33%) SCADA
9 2 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.00%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) UNIX
3 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.67%) Windows 2000
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.00%) Solaris
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.67%) Linux
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 24 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (14.00%) ETL
5 16 (10.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 12 (8.00%) User Stories
7 11 (7.33%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.67%) Migration
8 10 (6.67%) MVC
8 10 (6.67%) Coaching
9 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.33%) ITIL
9 8 (5.33%) Data Transformation
9 8 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.67%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.67%) SOA
10 7 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 115 (76.67%) SQL
2 71 (47.33%) T-SQL
3 26 (17.33%) C#
4 16 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 13 (8.67%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.67%) Perl
8 6 (4.00%) Korn
8 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.00%) VB
9 5 (3.33%) C++
10 4 (2.67%) VBScript
11 3 (2.00%) VBA
11 3 (2.00%) C
11 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.33%) Ruby
12 2 (1.33%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.33%) PHP
12 2 (1.33%) Java
13 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.67%) MCDBA
4 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) MCITP
4 5 (3.33%) MCTS
5 4 (2.67%) MCT
6 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.33%) SCOM
3 6 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.00%) Data Guard
4 5 (3.33%) SCCM
5 3 (2.00%) Ionix
6 2 (1.33%) WSUS
6 2 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.33%) Nagios
6 2 (1.33%) Opsview
7 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 77 (51.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.33%) Oracle
3 16 (10.67%) Cognos
4 12 (8.00%) IBM
5 7 (4.67%) Informatica
6 6 (4.00%) Veritas
7 5 (3.33%) SAP
7 5 (3.33%) VMware
8 3 (2.00%) Tableau
8 3 (2.00%) Red Gate
8 3 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.00%) CA
8 3 (2.00%) Charles River
8 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.33%) Cisco
9 2 (1.33%) HP
9 2 (1.33%) Dell
9 2 (1.33%) Symantec
9 2 (1.33%) Remedy
9 2 (1.33%) McAfee
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