The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 389 361 409
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +48
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 27 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.082% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 4
Average daily rate £381 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.90
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3301 2745 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 12.49% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2445 2033 1815
Average daily rate £410 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London -6 13 £375 -18.91% 2
Beckenham - - - - 1
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 42 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 32 (72.73%) SQL
3 29 (65.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (54.55%) Visual Studio
5 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 18 (40.91%) .NET
9 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
9 16 (36.36%) Data Modelling
9 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (27.27%) MDX
10 12 (27.27%) C#
11 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 11 (25.00%) ETL
11 11 (25.00%) Finance
11 11 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (15.91%) Analytics
13 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (15.91%) OLAP
14 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
14 6 (13.64%) LINQ
15 5 (11.36%) Retail
15 5 (11.36%) WCF
15 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
15 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (11.36%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.27%) SPSS
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.27%) Tesseract
1 1 (2.27%) Minerva
1 1 (2.27%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (65.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (15.91%) OLAP
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) PerformancePoint
7 5 (11.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Spotfire
8 4 (9.09%) QlikView
9 2 (4.55%) SSDT
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.55%) DTS
9 2 (4.55%) Data Mart
9 2 (4.55%) ProClarity
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) ERwin
4 3 (6.82%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Toad
6 1 (2.27%) PVCS
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Local Government
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) VB Developer
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) ASP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) MDX
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.64%) LINQ
5 5 (11.36%) WCF
6 4 (9.09%) Classic ASP
7 3 (6.82%) WinForms
7 3 (6.82%) WF
7 3 (6.82%) XML Schema
7 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 3 (6.82%) XML
8 2 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.27%) CSS
9 1 (2.27%) ADO
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 11 (25.00%) ETL
3 11 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Data Analytics
5 5 (11.36%) System Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
6 4 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) OOD
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (27.27%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.09%) Tableau
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos
5 2 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Perforce
6 1 (2.27%) Charles River
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
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