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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 127 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.034% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.79% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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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
359 353 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.29% 11.93% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 184 179
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.91 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £43.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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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
Manchester - 9 £260 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 4
Merseyside - - - -
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) CA
7 2 (13.33%) NHS
7 2 (13.33%) ERwin
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) MCTS
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (6.67%) MCITP
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) XPath
8 1 (6.67%) X++
8 1 (6.67%) MorphX
8 1 (6.67%) Informatics

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.67%) MSDE
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) MorphX
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) BPR
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
4 1 (6.67%) X++
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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