The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 149 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 11 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 3.61% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate £280 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £515 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.69 -
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
614 416 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.17% 12.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 275 122
Average daily rate £354 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -18 9 £315 +5.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 £270 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 41 (97.62%) SQL Server
2 35 (83.33%) SQL
3 26 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (52.38%) Visual Studio
5 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
7 19 (45.24%) Windows
8 15 (35.71%) Oracle
8 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database
9 13 (30.95%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (30.95%) Kimball Methodology
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (28.57%) Finance
11 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (26.19%) Toad
11 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (26.19%) ITIL
12 10 (23.81%) OLAP
12 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
12 10 (23.81%) Dimensional Modelling
12 10 (23.81%) QA
12 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
12 10 (23.81%) Test Management
12 10 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (23.81%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (97.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 13 (30.95%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (23.81%) OLAP
7 10 (23.81%) OLAP Cube
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (21.43%) OLTP
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (4.76%) SSDT
11 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (26.19%) Toad
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.38%) tSQLt
3 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Applications Support
6 7 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
7 6 (14.29%) Business Developer
8 5 (11.90%) DBA
8 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
8 5 (11.90%) Tester
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (9.52%) QA Analyst
9 4 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Support Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.90%) Statistics
2 4 (9.52%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Kimball Methodology
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 10 (23.81%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (23.81%) Test Management
3 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 6 (14.29%) ETL
7 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Benchmarking
8 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Data Guard
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Red Gate
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