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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 142 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 3 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.17% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 1.98% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -8.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
412 253 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.18% 8.44% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 152 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £26.02 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.09 £39.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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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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
Cheshire - 2 £325 - 1
Manchester -10 1 £275 +10.00% 5
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) SQL
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) MS Office
6 6 (25.00%) Toad
6 6 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) Cognos
8 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.17%) OLAP
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
8 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Toad
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) DBA
5 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (12.50%) Administrator
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) SAS Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XSLT
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) LINQ
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) ETL
3 6 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Cognos