The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 397 363 398
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 23 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.18% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 1.24% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 12
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£363 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3458 3478 3136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 14.79% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2466 2519 2241
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 14
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £31.25 £36.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £95.25 £59.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the London region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the London region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 11 £469 -6.25% 3
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (74.36%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.77%) .NET
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (23.08%) Windows
12 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
13 7 (17.95%) ETL
13 7 (17.95%) VBA
13 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.95%) C#
13 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
14 6 (15.38%) Data Extraction
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (15.38%) Analytics
14 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (12.82%) SDLC
15 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
15 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (12.82%) Clustering
15 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
15 5 (12.82%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.56%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Project
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.56%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SMTP
2 4 (10.26%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.69%) OLAP
7 3 (7.69%) MS Access
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
9 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.56%) DTS
9 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.56%) NCrunch
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.26%) ETL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.69%) DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Access Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) NHS Information Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) ODBC
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) LINQ
4 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.56%) MDX
5 1 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Extraction
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.95%) ETL
2 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.82%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.26%) System Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Memory Management
6 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.95%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) VBA
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Reuters
3 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.56%) ESRI
3 1 (2.56%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Teradata