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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 230 223 243
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 18 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 0.94% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 7
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£413 £525 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +79.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £525 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +221.42%
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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
1023 957 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.01% 10.94% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 555 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 49
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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
Hampshire -13 5 £450 -
Surrey 0 3 £325 -38.09%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £400 -
Berkshire +8 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 3
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) T-SQL
4 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) Oracle
5 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (37.84%) Finance
6 14 (37.84%) PL/SQL
6 14 (37.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (37.84%) Toad
6 14 (37.84%) Oracle Database
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (21.62%) Perl
11 7 (18.92%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (18.92%) SQLPlus
11 7 (18.92%) UNIX
11 7 (18.92%) Replication
11 7 (18.92%) Korn
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (18.92%) Data Guard
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle Database
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.92%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (18.92%) SQLPlus
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (16.22%) MS Access
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.41%) QlikView
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Toad
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 4 (10.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) DBA
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (27.03%) Developer
3 10 (27.03%) SQL DBA
4 7 (18.92%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Information Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Report Developer
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.70%) MI Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Testing Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Testing Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) DBA Manager
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) MDX
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Replication
2 5 (13.51%) NHS
3 4 (10.81%) DTV
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Solaris
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.22%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
3 5 (13.51%) Benchmarking
4 4 (10.81%) E-business
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.41%) BCP
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) ETL
7 1 (2.70%) Data Security
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) T-SQL
3 14 (37.84%) PL/SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Perl
5 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.92%) Korn
6 3 (8.11%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Data Guard
3 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) SAP
4 4 (10.81%) Cognos
4 4 (10.81%) Informatica
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Veritas
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) McAfee
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Business Objects