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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 389 409 393
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 31 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.099% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 0.74% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 12
Average daily rate
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£351 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

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
3613 3360 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 13.37% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2401 1916
Average daily rate £415 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
City of London +22 12 £475 +9.19%
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 62 (81.58%) SQL
3 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
4 40 (52.63%) T-SQL
5 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
6 34 (44.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (34.21%) .NET
8 23 (30.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
10 21 (27.63%) Data Modelling
11 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (25.00%) Data Mart
13 17 (22.37%) MDX
14 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
14 16 (21.05%) C#
15 15 (19.74%) ETL
15 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (19.74%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (17.11%) Retail
17 13 (17.11%) ERwin
18 12 (15.79%) ProClarity
18 12 (15.79%) Cognos
18 12 (15.79%) DTS
18 12 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (15.79%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) SAS
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) GIMP
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.63%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.32%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.32%) Tesseract
3 1 (1.32%) Minerva
3 1 (1.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 34 (44.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (30.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (25.00%) Data Mart
8 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (15.79%) ProClarity
9 12 (15.79%) DTS
10 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
12 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
14 5 (6.58%) OLAP
15 4 (5.26%) Base SAS
16 3 (3.95%) PerformancePoint
16 3 (3.95%) Snowflake Schema
17 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
2 19 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (17.11%) ERwin
4 8 (10.53%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) PVCS
6 1 (1.32%) Toad
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (17.11%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) DBA
3 16 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Designer
7 7 (9.21%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.21%) .NET Designer
8 4 (5.26%) ASP Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Classic ASP Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) MDX
3 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.84%) LINQ
4 9 (11.84%) HTML
5 8 (10.53%) WCF
6 7 (9.21%) jQuery
6 7 (9.21%) Ajax
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.58%) XML
8 4 (5.26%) Classic ASP
8 4 (5.26%) CSS
8 4 (5.26%) Web Services
8 4 (5.26%) ADO
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.95%) DHTML
10 2 (2.63%) ADO.NET
10 2 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Replication
3 8 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 8 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.95%) NHS
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) SCADA
5 2 (2.63%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (27.63%) Data Modelling
3 15 (19.74%) ETL
3 15 (19.74%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (15.79%) User Stories
5 11 (14.47%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Migration
7 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (10.53%) Data Transformation
8 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.89%) ITIL
8 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.58%) High Availability
10 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 4 (5.26%) MVC
10 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.26%) System Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) SQL
2 40 (52.63%) T-SQL
3 16 (21.05%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) VB.NET
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.58%) VB
7 4 (5.26%) VBScript
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.95%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) C
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) Java
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.26%) MCTS
1 4 (5.26%) MCITP
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCOM
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Ionix
3 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.63%) Opsview
3 2 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Cognos
3 8 (10.53%) IBM
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Tableau
4 3 (3.95%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.95%) Charles River
4 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.95%) Informatica
5 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Sun
6 1 (1.32%) BMC
6 1 (1.32%) CA