The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 563 577 562
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 87 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 0.97% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 57
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £487 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £318 £318
% change year-on-year
+20.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8880 8004 7268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 13.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 5264 4645
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 156 135
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 84 £415 +20.72% 35
South East +20 21 £425 +3.65% 7
London -14 20 £438 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +19 17 £400 +31.68% 2
York - 16 £388 -
North Yorkshire - 16 £388 -
Hampshire - 11 £425 -
North West +6 10 £233 -45.80% 6
Basingstoke - 9 £425 -
City of London +35 7 £475 +1.33% 1
South West +14 6 £271 +11.07% 12
Manchester 0 6 £190 -15.55% 3
Surrey -1 4 - -
Warwickshire -3 4 £500 -
West Midlands -29 4 £500 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £275 - 2
Staines - 4 - -
Scotland +13 3 £300 +9.09% 1
East of England +11 3 £375 +20.00%
Dorset +1 3 £200 -
North East -26 3 £291 +5.48% 1
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 -
Glasgow +6 2 £280 +1.81%
Weymouth 0 2 £188 -
Oxfordshire -5 2 - - 3
Tyne and Wear -31 2 £291 +5.48%
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 2 £291 +5.48%
Wiltshire - 2 £388 - 6
Chippenham - 2 £388 - 3

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 133 (88.08%) SQL Server
2 111 (73.51%) SQL
3 77 (50.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (45.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (43.05%) Microsoft
6 46 (30.46%) Visual Studio
7 41 (27.15%) T-SQL
8 40 (26.49%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (21.19%) Finance
11 31 (20.53%) .NET
12 30 (19.87%) ETL
13 29 (19.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (18.54%) MS Excel
15 27 (17.88%) Oracle
16 26 (17.22%) C#
16 26 (17.22%) Windows
16 26 (17.22%) SharePoint
17 25 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (14.57%) SQL Server 2012
19 22 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
20 20 (13.25%) BusinessObjects
21 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2014
22 18 (11.92%) MVC
22 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET
23 16 (10.60%) Replication
23 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2005
23 16 (10.60%) Kimball Methodology
23 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (17.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.65%) IIS
3 4 (2.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.96%) MS Office
3 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.32%) Maximo
4 1 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.66%) FastStats
4 1 (0.66%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) SaaS
2 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.65%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) SAN
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) SMS
3 2 (1.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.66%) LAN
4 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (88.08%) SQL Server
2 77 (50.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (45.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (26.49%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (19.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (14.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (13.25%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (7.95%) MySQL
11 12 (7.95%) Relational Database
11 12 (7.95%) Star Schema
12 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
12 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (5.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (5.96%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (4.64%) PowerPivot
15 6 (3.97%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 46 (30.46%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.28%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.31%) Subversion
5 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.32%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.32%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.32%) NuGet
6 2 (1.32%) NUnit
6 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.66%) JIRA
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (21.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Marketing
3 4 (2.65%) Advertising
3 4 (2.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.65%) Publishing
3 4 (2.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (41.72%) Developer
2 35 (23.18%) Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) SQL Developer
4 26 (17.22%) DBA
5 20 (13.25%) SQL DBA
6 17 (11.26%) Administrator
7 13 (8.61%) Business Analyst
7 13 (8.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Applications Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 10 (6.62%) Database Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Data Analyst
10 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (5.30%) SSIS Developer
11 8 (5.30%) SSRS Developer
12 7 (4.64%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (4.64%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) .NET
2 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.62%) XML
4 9 (5.96%) HTML
5 7 (4.64%) jQuery
6 6 (3.97%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.97%) JSON
6 6 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.97%) Web Services
7 5 (3.31%) CSS
7 5 (3.31%) MDX
8 4 (2.65%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.65%) HTML5
9 3 (1.99%) Ajax
9 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.99%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (1.99%) WCF
9 3 (1.99%) WinForms
10 2 (1.32%) LINQ
10 2 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (10.60%) Replication
2 15 (9.93%) Data Structures
3 14 (9.27%) Clustering
4 8 (5.30%) Social Network
5 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.97%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.31%) Statistics
7 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.65%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.99%) NHS
8 3 (1.99%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.32%) EPoS
9 2 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.22%) Windows
2 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (19.87%) ETL
3 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (11.92%) MVC
6 16 (10.60%) Kimball Methodology
7 14 (9.27%) Unit Testing
8 13 (8.61%) Data Modelling
8 13 (8.61%) Migration
8 13 (8.61%) Project Management
8 13 (8.61%) System Testing
9 12 (7.95%) ETL Development
10 11 (7.28%) CRM
10 11 (7.28%) Data Migration
11 10 (6.62%) Data Governance
11 10 (6.62%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.62%) ITIL
11 10 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.62%) TOGAF
12 9 (5.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 111 (73.51%) SQL
2 41 (27.15%) T-SQL
3 26 (17.22%) C#
4 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.28%) VBA
6 8 (5.30%) C
6 8 (5.30%) C++
6 8 (5.30%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.64%) Python
7 7 (4.64%) VB
8 5 (3.31%) R
8 5 (3.31%) VBScript
9 4 (2.65%) Java
10 3 (1.99%) Perl
11 2 (1.32%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.32%) VB6
12 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.62%) Degree
2 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.97%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.64%) SLA
3 6 (3.97%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.31%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) HL7
5 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (43.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.88%) Oracle
3 13 (8.61%) HP
3 13 (8.61%) Informatica
4 9 (5.96%) SAP
5 8 (5.30%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.97%) Meridio
7 5 (3.31%) RedGate
7 5 (3.31%) Serena
8 4 (2.65%) Google
8 4 (2.65%) hybris
8 4 (2.65%) IBM
8 4 (2.65%) Tableau
9 3 (1.99%) VMware
10 2 (1.32%) Perforce
10 2 (1.32%) Teradata
11 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.66%) Mercator
11 1 (0.66%) Reuters
11 1 (0.66%) SmartStream
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago