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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 510 530 507
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 84 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 1.02% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 40
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£323 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £40.00

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
7203 6846 5469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.40% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4611 4361 3485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 138
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
England 0 71 £325 -13.33% 26
North West -3 19 £325 +18.18% 7
London -7 17 £370 -4.51% 5
South East -14 17 £250 -31.03% 6
Yorkshire -6 12 £285 -1.72%
Cardiff - 10 £280 -
South Wales - 10 £280 -
Wales - 10 £280 -
West Yorkshire -3 9 £285 -1.72%
Manchester -7 9 £325 +18.18% 5
City of London +11 8 £400 +4.91% 1
Cheshire - 8 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £300 - 2
Berkshire -3 4 £213 -22.72%
Hampshire -11 4 - -
Leeds -12 4 £265 -8.62%
Halifax - 4 £285 -
Bromley - 3 £275 -
Southampton - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £250 - 3
Surrey -6 2 £416 +7.41% 2
Scotland - 2 £330 -
Salford - 2 £325 -
Sheffield - 2 £438 -
Lancashire - 2 £450 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
Staffordshire - 2 £250 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £250 -
Bracknell - 2 £231 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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).

1 150 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 136 (85.00%) SQL
3 72 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 70 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 64 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (31.25%) C#
9 47 (29.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (25.63%) XML
10 41 (25.63%) MS Excel
11 40 (25.00%) .NET
12 38 (23.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 36 (22.50%) ETL
14 34 (21.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (20.63%) Visual Studio
16 32 (20.00%) Web Services
16 32 (20.00%) Finance
17 27 (16.88%) Oracle
17 27 (16.88%) JavaScript
18 24 (15.00%) HTML
19 23 (14.38%) CSS
19 23 (14.38%) WCF
19 23 (14.38%) Relational Database
20 22 (13.75%) jQuery
20 22 (13.75%) MS Office
20 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET
21 21 (13.13%) Windows
21 21 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (6.88%) IIS
2 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) SAS
3 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (25.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.75%) MS Office
3 9 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.50%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.25%) MS Project
5 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.88%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.88%) LatentZero
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 7 (4.38%) SSL
2 7 (4.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.63%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 70 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (29.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (23.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (21.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (14.38%) Relational Database
9 20 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 14 (8.75%) Oracle Database
12 10 (6.25%) RDBMS
13 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (5.00%) OLAP
15 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (3.75%) SQLPlus
17 5 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 5 (3.13%) QlikView
18 4 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 4 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.00%) Toad
4 9 (5.63%) JIRA
4 9 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (5.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.88%) NUnit
7 2 (1.25%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.25%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.25%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Retail
2 7 (4.38%) Back Office
3 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (60.00%) Developer
2 52 (32.50%) SQL Developer
3 34 (21.25%) Analyst
4 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (10.00%) DBA
5 16 (10.00%) Tester
6 11 (6.88%) SQL DBA
6 11 (6.88%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Administrator
8 9 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.63%) XML
2 40 (25.00%) .NET
3 32 (20.00%) Web Services
4 24 (15.00%) HTML
5 23 (14.38%) CSS
5 23 (14.38%) WCF
6 22 (13.75%) jQuery
6 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET
7 15 (9.38%) SOAP
8 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (7.50%) Ajax
9 9 (5.63%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.63%) LINQ
9 9 (5.63%) XSLT
10 8 (5.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (2.50%) REST
12 4 (2.50%) DHTML
12 4 (2.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.25%) Replication
3 15 (9.38%) NHS
4 8 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.13%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.50%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.50%) Social Media
7 4 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.88%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.25%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.63%) Statistics
10 1 (0.63%) Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.13%) Windows
2 8 (5.00%) AIX
3 6 (3.75%) UNIX
4 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (22.50%) ETL
3 19 (11.88%) Data Analysis
4 17 (10.63%) Migration
4 17 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
6 12 (7.50%) MVC
7 11 (6.88%) Kimball Methodology
7 11 (6.88%) Data Transformation
8 10 (6.25%) Data Management
9 9 (5.63%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.00%) Information Security
10 8 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.38%) Regression Testing
11 7 (4.38%) CRM
11 7 (4.38%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (85.00%) SQL
2 72 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 50 (31.25%) C#
4 27 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.88%) VBA
6 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.00%) VBScript
7 8 (5.00%) Korn
8 7 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.13%) VB
11 4 (2.50%) Java
11 4 (2.50%) XPath
12 3 (1.88%) SAS Macro
12 3 (1.88%) C++
12 3 (1.88%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) ISEB
3 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Clusterware
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) RACF
3 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.88%) Oracle
3 4 (2.50%) Cognos
3 4 (2.50%) Apple
3 4 (2.50%) Google
4 3 (1.88%) IBM
5 2 (1.25%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.25%) MKS
6 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.63%) Teradata
6 1 (0.63%) OpenText
6 1 (0.63%) Reuters
6 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.63%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
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