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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 560 532 542
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 64 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 1.20% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 36
Average daily rate £363 £304 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% -16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £466 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £28.69 -
% change year-on-year
-44.23% -

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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
England -47 53 £375 +25.00% 22
South West +11 15 £340 +25.92% 3
Bristol +11 12 £340 +106.06% 1
North West -13 12 £280 -6.66% 2
London -10 10 £475 +39.70% 9
Manchester -17 9 £315 +5.00% 1
Surrey +1 7 £398 -0.74% 2
South East -10 7 £398 +36.83% 5
Glasgow +15 6 £330 +17.85%
Scotland -3 6 £330 +17.85%
Wales -12 5 - -
Cardiff -14 5 - -
South Wales -18 5 - -
Cobham - 5 £385 -
East Midlands -6 4 £275 -
Yorkshire -17 3 £400 +35.59% 1
City of London +38 2 £463 - 6
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £338 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
Leeds -7 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Cheshire -9 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -13 1 £375 +36.36% 1
Essex - 1 £325 -
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £270 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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).

1 131 (96.32%) SQL Server
2 111 (81.62%) SQL
3 80 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (55.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (50.74%) T-SQL
6 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
7 53 (38.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (30.15%) Visual Studio
9 40 (29.41%) Windows
10 39 (28.68%) MS Excel
11 37 (27.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (19.12%) C#
15 26 (19.12%) Finance
16 23 (16.91%) Oracle
17 22 (16.18%) Software Testing
18 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (15.44%) QA
18 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (15.44%) .NET
18 21 (15.44%) ETL
18 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
19 19 (13.97%) Kimball Methodology
20 18 (13.24%) Replication
20 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database
20 18 (13.24%) Performance Analysis
20 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
20 18 (13.24%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (11.76%) IIS
2 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.68%) Confluence
4 5 (3.68%) FileNet
4 5 (3.68%) JBoss
4 5 (3.68%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 39 (28.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.94%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.74%) BASE24
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.74%) FastStats
5 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) HTTP
1 7 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (5.15%) SSL
2 2 (1.47%) SMTP
3 1 (0.74%) ATM
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) FTP
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (96.32%) SQL Server
2 80 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (55.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (38.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (27.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database
9 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (8.09%) OLAP
10 11 (8.09%) OLAP Cube
11 10 (7.35%) OLTP
11 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
12 9 (6.62%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (30.15%) Visual Studio
2 34 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.56%) Toad
4 7 (5.15%) Fiddler
5 6 (4.41%) JIRA
6 5 (3.68%) Ant
6 5 (3.68%) DbUnit
6 5 (3.68%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.68%) Hudson
6 5 (3.68%) JUnit
6 5 (3.68%) Maven
6 5 (3.68%) Selenium
6 5 (3.68%) Spock
6 5 (3.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.47%) Moq
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.47%) WatiN
8 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Retail
3 9 (6.62%) Marketing
4 8 (5.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (46.32%) Developer
2 36 (26.47%) SQL Developer
3 35 (25.74%) Analyst
4 19 (13.97%) DBA
5 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Developer
6 16 (11.76%) SQL DBA
6 16 (11.76%) T-SQL Developer
7 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Developer
9 12 (8.82%) Administrator
10 10 (7.35%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (7.35%) Test Analyst
11 9 (6.62%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (6.62%) Support Analyst
11 9 (6.62%) Tester
12 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
12 7 (5.15%) Applications Support
12 7 (5.15%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (5.15%) Windows Administrator
13 6 (4.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.44%) .NET
2 16 (11.76%) HTML
2 16 (11.76%) Web Services
3 15 (11.03%) XML
4 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.62%) SOAP
6 8 (5.88%) jQuery
7 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.68%) Dojo
8 5 (3.68%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.68%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.68%) Java EE
8 5 (3.68%) Java SE
8 5 (3.68%) JPA
8 5 (3.68%) JRules
8 5 (3.68%) JSF
8 5 (3.68%) REST
8 5 (3.68%) Spring
8 5 (3.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Replication
2 15 (11.03%) Data Extraction
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.41%) Clustering
4 6 (4.41%) Statistics
5 2 (1.47%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.47%) Tandem
6 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) Windows
2 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.18%) Software Testing
3 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.44%) ETL
4 19 (13.97%) Kimball Methodology
5 18 (13.24%) Performance Analysis
6 16 (11.76%) ITIL
7 14 (10.29%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.09%) Data Management
9 11 (8.09%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (8.09%) Migration
10 10 (7.35%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.35%) Test Management
10 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.62%) OO
12 8 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (5.88%) TDD
13 7 (5.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 111 (81.62%) SQL
2 69 (50.74%) T-SQL
3 26 (19.12%) C#
4 13 (9.56%) Java
4 13 (9.56%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.88%) VBScript
7 7 (5.15%) C++
8 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.74%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) Python
9 1 (0.74%) Tcl
9 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
4 3 (2.21%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.47%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.47%) MCT
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.44%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Perfmon
2 5 (3.68%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.91%) Oracle
3 8 (5.88%) Cognos
3 8 (5.88%) Red Gate
4 5 (3.68%) Adobe
4 5 (3.68%) ILOG
4 5 (3.68%) Kofax
4 5 (3.68%) Splunk
5 4 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.47%) HP
6 2 (1.47%) Informatica
6 2 (1.47%) Veritas
7 1 (0.74%) AppSense
7 1 (0.74%) Apteco
7 1 (0.74%) ESRI
7 1 (0.74%) Infor
7 1 (0.74%) MKS
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