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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 590 576 561
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 58 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 1.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 59
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £313 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -4.81%
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
8946 8282 7293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 14.25% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6014 5464 4848
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 192 116
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +8 56 £363 -3.33% 21
Yorkshire +17 12 £315 +3.70% 1
London -17 11 £394 +5.00% 6
York - 11 - -
North Yorkshire - 11 - -
South East +21 10 £415 +3.75% 3
North West -6 9 £275 -31.25% 5
South West +16 8 £271 +54.71% 1
Hampshire - 6 £425 - 2
Manchester -13 5 - - 3
West Midlands -17 5 £500 - 2
Dorset +6 4 £195 -
Cheshire - 4 £275 -
Basingstoke - 4 £425 -
Warwickshire +1 3 £500 -
Weymouth -1 3 £190 -
Oxfordshire -9 3 £215 -
City of London +13 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Scotland +6 2 £298 -8.46%
Wiltshire - 2 £388 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £300 -
Hackney - 2 £175 -
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £300 -
Chippenham - 2 £388 -
West Yorkshire +13 1 £315 +3.70% 1
Halifax +6 1 £315 +6.77%
Glasgow +4 1 £270 -1.81%
East of England 0 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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).

1 131 (87.92%) SQL Server
2 106 (71.14%) SQL
3 74 (49.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (46.31%) Microsoft
5 64 (42.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (29.53%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (29.53%) Visual Studio
7 41 (27.52%) T-SQL
8 37 (24.83%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (21.48%) .NET
10 31 (20.81%) ETL
11 30 (20.13%) Finance
12 28 (18.79%) MS Excel
12 28 (18.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (18.12%) C#
14 26 (17.45%) Oracle
15 25 (16.78%) Windows
16 24 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (14.77%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
18 21 (14.09%) Performance Tuning
19 20 (13.42%) MVC
19 20 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (12.75%) SQL Server 2014
21 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
22 17 (11.41%) Data Structures
22 17 (11.41%) Kimball Methodology
23 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
23 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing

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 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.36%) IIS
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.01%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (6.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.34%) Maximo
4 1 (0.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) SaaS
2 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.68%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) Internet
2 3 (2.01%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) SMS
2 3 (2.01%) SSL
3 2 (1.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (87.92%) SQL Server
2 74 (49.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (42.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (29.53%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (18.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (14.77%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (12.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (8.72%) MySQL
12 12 (8.05%) Star Schema
13 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
13 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
17 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
17 6 (4.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 44 (29.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.38%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (4.03%) Subversion
5 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.01%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.01%) JSUnit
6 3 (2.01%) NUnit
7 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.34%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.34%) NuGet
7 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.34%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Retail
3 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.68%) Marketing
4 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (42.28%) Developer
2 37 (24.83%) Analyst
3 27 (18.12%) SQL Developer
4 23 (15.44%) DBA
5 17 (11.41%) SQL DBA
6 16 (10.74%) Administrator
7 13 (8.72%) Business Analyst
8 11 (7.38%) Applications Developer
8 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 11 (7.38%) Data Analyst
9 10 (6.71%) Database Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.37%) SSIS Developer
12 7 (4.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (4.70%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) SSIS Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.48%) .NET
2 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.38%) XML
4 10 (6.71%) HTML
5 8 (5.37%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.70%) jQuery
6 7 (4.70%) JSON
6 7 (4.70%) Web Services
7 6 (4.03%) CSS
7 6 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.36%) HTML5
8 5 (3.36%) MDX
9 4 (2.68%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.01%) LINQ
10 3 (2.01%) Ninject
10 3 (2.01%) Sass
10 3 (2.01%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Data Structures
2 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.74%) Replication
3 13 (8.72%) Clustering
4 8 (5.37%) Social Network
5 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.03%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.36%) Statistics
7 4 (2.68%) NHS
7 4 (2.68%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.01%) EPoS
8 3 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.01%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.34%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.34%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.34%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.78%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (20.81%) ETL
3 24 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.09%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (13.42%) MVC
6 17 (11.41%) Kimball Methodology
7 16 (10.74%) Migration
7 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.07%) Data Modelling
9 13 (8.72%) ETL Development
9 13 (8.72%) Project Management
9 13 (8.72%) System Testing
10 12 (8.05%) Data Analysis
10 12 (8.05%) Data Migration
11 11 (7.38%) CRM
12 10 (6.71%) Data Governance
12 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.71%) TOGAF
13 9 (6.04%) Analytics
13 9 (6.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (71.14%) SQL
2 41 (27.52%) T-SQL
3 27 (18.12%) C#
4 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.04%) VB
6 8 (5.37%) C
6 8 (5.37%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.37%) VBA
7 7 (4.70%) C++
7 7 (4.70%) Python
8 4 (2.68%) R
9 3 (2.01%) Java
9 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.34%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.34%) Perl
10 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.34%) VB6
11 1 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) Degree
4 6 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.03%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.03%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.03%) SLA
3 4 (2.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) HL7
4 1 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (46.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) Oracle
3 13 (8.72%) HP
3 13 (8.72%) Informatica
4 8 (5.37%) SAP
4 8 (5.37%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.03%) Meridio
6 5 (3.36%) Serena
7 4 (2.68%) Google
7 4 (2.68%) hybris
7 4 (2.68%) IBM
7 4 (2.68%) RedGate
8 3 (2.01%) VMware
9 2 (1.34%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.34%) Perforce
10 1 (0.67%) Cognos
10 1 (0.67%) Mercator
10 1 (0.67%) Progress
10 1 (0.67%) Reuters
10 1 (0.67%) SmartStream
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