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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 125 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.070% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 0.68% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
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£300 £135 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -38.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £306
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £29.50
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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
383 293 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.78% 10.32% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 158 177
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £36.07 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 - 10 £280 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
Merseyside - - - -
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) XPath
6 5 (21.74%) WCF
6 5 (21.74%) LINQ
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (21.74%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) MS Access
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) MorphX
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) Ajax
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
2 5 (21.74%) WCF
2 5 (21.74%) LINQ
2 5 (21.74%) jQuery
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (21.74%) LINQ to SQL
2 5 (21.74%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) XSLT
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Web Development
1 5 (21.74%) MVC
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) BPR
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) XPath
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCTS
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Teradata