The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 256 229 202
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.93% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
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£350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £439 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1234 967 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.59% 10.92% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 557 437
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the South East region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the South East region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 2
Hampshire -13 3 £400 -8.83%
Oxfordshire -13 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
3 17 (62.96%) T-SQL
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (62.96%) CSS
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (44.44%) C#
5 12 (44.44%) jQuery
6 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) MVC
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) System Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 6 (22.22%) AIX
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) CRM
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (22.22%) Korn
9 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Toad
6 1 (3.70%) NUnit
6 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.70%) NCrunch
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Report Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (7.41%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) HTML
1 17 (62.96%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) SAML
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (14.81%) Social Media
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) System Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) T-SQL
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) Korn
5 5 (18.52%) VBA
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) SAP