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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 507 537 499
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 88 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 0.75% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £306
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £29.50

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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -2 72 £300 -14.28% 14
London +14 22 £345 -8.00% 3
South East -4 19 £388 +10.71% 4
North West +2 12 £300 +122.22% 1
South Wales - 12 £308 -
Wales - 12 £308 -
Cardiff - 12 £308 -
South West -16 9 £208 -15.30% 1
Manchester - 9 £260 - 1
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Yorkshire -6 5 £300 +20.00%
Reading - 5 £450 -
Berkshire - 5 £450 -
Scotland +1 4 £303 +0.83% 2
West Yorkshire -8 4 £300 +20.00%
Gloucestershire - 4 £254 -
Glasgow - 4 £303 - 2
City of London -1 3 £475 +26.66% 3
Surrey - 3 £388 - 2
Leeds -5 2 £300 +20.00%
West Midlands -14 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Guildford - 2 £388 -
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
East Midlands +2 1 - - 2
East of England -23 1 £185 -27.80% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £108 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Northampton - - - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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).

1 149 (91.41%) SQL Server
2 139 (85.28%) SQL
3 79 (48.47%) T-SQL
4 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
5 60 (36.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (33.13%) C#
7 52 (31.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (29.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (29.45%) .NET
9 44 (26.99%) MS Excel
10 42 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (23.31%) HTML
11 38 (23.31%) JavaScript
12 37 (22.70%) Visual Studio
12 37 (22.70%) CSS
13 36 (22.09%) Oracle
14 33 (20.25%) ASP.NET
14 33 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (19.63%) jQuery
16 30 (18.40%) SQL Server 2005
17 29 (17.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (17.79%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (17.79%) XML
18 28 (17.18%) Finance
19 26 (15.95%) Web Services
20 25 (15.34%) WCF
21 24 (14.72%) Replication
21 24 (14.72%) Windows
22 23 (14.11%) ETL
23 21 (12.88%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (8.59%) IIS
2 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.91%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.29%) SAS
5 6 (3.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (26.99%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.04%) MS Office
3 5 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.84%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.23%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) SSL
1 5 (3.07%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (91.41%) SQL Server
2 60 (36.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (31.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (29.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (18.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (17.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (17.79%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 15 (9.20%) Oracle Database
9 13 (7.98%) Data Mart
10 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (6.13%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (6.13%) SQLPlus
12 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (5.52%) DTS
13 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
14 7 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 7 (4.29%) MS Access
15 5 (3.07%) ProClarity
15 5 (3.07%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 37 (22.70%) Visual Studio
2 33 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (7.98%) JIRA
5 11 (6.75%) Toad
6 8 (4.91%) ReSharper
7 6 (3.68%) ERwin
8 5 (3.07%) Subversion
8 5 (3.07%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.61%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.61%) NUnit
10 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.61%) MorphX
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Retail
3 6 (3.68%) Back Office
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.45%) Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Marketing
6 3 (1.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (52.76%) Developer
2 37 (22.70%) Analyst
2 37 (22.70%) SQL Developer
3 22 (13.50%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.66%) DBA
5 16 (9.82%) SQL DBA
6 14 (8.59%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.36%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.13%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (6.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Designer
12 6 (3.68%) .NET Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.45%) .NET
2 38 (23.31%) HTML
3 37 (22.70%) CSS
4 33 (20.25%) ASP.NET
5 32 (19.63%) jQuery
6 29 (17.79%) XML
7 26 (15.95%) Web Services
8 25 (15.34%) WCF
9 15 (9.20%) Ajax
9 15 (9.20%) LINQ
10 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (8.59%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (6.75%) SOAP
13 8 (4.91%) XSLT
14 7 (4.29%) MDX
15 5 (3.07%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (3.07%) REST
15 5 (3.07%) Middleware
16 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Replication
2 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.82%) NHS
4 10 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.91%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.91%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.84%) DTV
8 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.23%) SCADA
8 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Clustering
8 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) Statistics
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.72%) Windows
2 15 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.59%) AIX
4 12 (7.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (14.11%) ETL
3 16 (9.82%) Migration
3 16 (9.82%) MVC
4 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
5 12 (7.36%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (7.36%) Unit Testing
6 10 (6.13%) Data Transformation
6 10 (6.13%) CRM
6 10 (6.13%) Data Analysis
7 8 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.29%) Line Management
8 7 (4.29%) Change Control
8 7 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.29%) Information Security
9 6 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.07%) Coaching
10 5 (3.07%) User Stories
10 5 (3.07%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (85.28%) SQL
2 79 (48.47%) T-SQL
3 54 (33.13%) C#
4 38 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 21 (12.88%) Shell Script
6 19 (11.66%) Korn
7 15 (9.20%) VB.NET
8 12 (7.36%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.75%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.52%) VBA
10 9 (5.52%) VB
11 8 (4.91%) Perl
12 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.07%) XPath
12 5 (3.07%) C
13 4 (2.45%) C++
13 4 (2.45%) VBScript
14 2 (1.23%) Java
15 1 (0.61%) Ruby
15 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.84%) Degree
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) MCTS
4 1 (0.61%) MCITP
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.61%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Data Guard
2 8 (4.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.23%) Nagios
4 2 (1.23%) SCOM
4 2 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.09%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) IBM
4 5 (3.07%) Informatica
4 5 (3.07%) Cognos
5 4 (2.45%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.45%) SAP
6 3 (1.84%) Red Gate
6 3 (1.84%) Tableau
6 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.23%) Apple
7 2 (1.23%) thinkFolio
7 2 (1.23%) Google
7 2 (1.23%) Teradata
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Charles River
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas
8 1 (0.61%) Sun
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