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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England / North West
Rank 134 147 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 3 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.16% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.98% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 21
Median daily rate £375 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £279 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.89 £16.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -44.23%

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
455 615 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.54% 16.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 372 284
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.10 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +15 2 £333 +23.14%
Merseyside 0 1 £375 -
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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) DataFlux