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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 166 140 130
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 1.25% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
466 400 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.91% 10.99% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 238 161
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £37.00 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.48 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -14 1 £325 +19.26% 3
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 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Toad
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) Validation

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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) VMware