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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 246 243 230
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £398 £281 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -25.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £267 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.69 -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

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
1222 1172 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.28% 12.61% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 649 504
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 36 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.66 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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)
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +2 7 £398 -0.74% 2
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) T-SQL
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (54.55%) Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
4 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) C++
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Database Security
5 5 (45.45%) Red Gate
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos
6 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) SQL DBA
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Report Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Production DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Database Security
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Gate
2 4 (36.36%) Cognos
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft