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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 372 378 348
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 22 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.66% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £340
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £29.50
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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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3109 2882 2626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.81% 13.18% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2091 1912
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
City of London +9 6 £463 +23.33% 4
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (97.73%) SQL Server
2 39 (88.64%) SQL
3 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 25 (56.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
6 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 21 (47.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (43.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (40.91%) Visual Studio
10 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (34.09%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
12 14 (31.82%) HTML
12 14 (31.82%) MS Office
12 14 (31.82%) jQuery
13 13 (29.55%) CSS
14 12 (27.27%) ETL
15 11 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (25.00%) .NET
15 11 (25.00%) Oracle
15 11 (25.00%) C#
16 10 (22.73%) Windows
17 9 (20.45%) Migration
18 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (18.18%) JIRA
18 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
19 7 (15.91%) UNIX
19 7 (15.91%) AIX
19 7 (15.91%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (31.82%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.55%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (97.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (47.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (43.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (34.09%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.82%) Data Mart
8 3 (6.82%) DTS
8 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
8 3 (6.82%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (6.82%) Star Schema
8 3 (6.82%) OLAP
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (40.91%) Visual Studio
3 11 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (18.18%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Designer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) HTML
1 14 (31.82%) jQuery
2 13 (29.55%) CSS
3 11 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (9.09%) LINQ
6 3 (6.82%) WCF
6 3 (6.82%) Ajax
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.55%) CAML
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.55%) MDX
7 2 (4.55%) XHTML
8 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
8 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.55%) SCADA
3 2 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) AIX
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.27%) ETL
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
4 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (13.64%) Change Control
6 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Data Transformation
7 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.09%) MVC
8 4 (9.09%) CRM
8 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.91%) Korn
5 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.09%) C
6 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) VB
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nagios
1 2 (4.55%) Opsview
2 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Informatica
3 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Tableau
4 2 (4.55%) thinkFolio
4 2 (4.55%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
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