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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 251 240 226
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 1.11% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£410 £435 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% -8.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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
Oxfordshire - 6 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £410 -
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SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (96.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) C++
4 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
5 10 (40.00%) SSDT
5 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (36.00%) XML
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (24.00%) Perforce
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) SCCM
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) C++/CLI
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (40.00%) SSDT
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) MySQL
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Subversion
2 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) WinDbg
2 6 (24.00%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Server Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) DBA
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Database Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) SAML
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (24.00%) Scrum
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (12.00%) Database Security
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) C++/CLI
5 6 (24.00%) Perl
6 5 (20.00%) VBScript
6 5 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (24.00%) Perforce
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Red Gate