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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 551 549 537
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 92 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.16% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 58
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £244 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.69 -

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
8339 7501 6779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.53% 13.39% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5751 4959 4310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 88 £375 +15.38% 20
London +17 31 £425 +1.49% 4
South East -2 21 £425 +70.00% 4
Yorkshire +14 14 £400 +45.45% 2
North East - 9 £283 -
Hampshire +13 8 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £283 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £283 -
Basingstoke - 7 £425 -
South West +2 6 £335 +7.63% 2
Surrey -4 6 £350 -15.15% 1
York - 6 £388 - 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £388 - 2
Sheffield - 6 £400 -
City of London +46 5 £635 +37.29% 4
Berkshire +1 5 £350 +64.70%
Staines - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
East of England -1 3 £375 -9.09% 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Scotland - 3 £300 -
Manchester -8 2 £190 -30.90% 1
West Yorkshire -13 2 £375 +36.36%
North West -14 2 £190 -41.53% 1
West Midlands -26 2 - - 2
Weymouth - 2 £190 -
Bristol - 2 £343 -
Glasgow - 2 £280 -
Dorset - 2 £190 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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).

1 121 (90.30%) SQL Server
2 100 (74.63%) SQL
3 75 (55.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (52.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
6 47 (35.07%) T-SQL
7 37 (27.61%) Visual Studio
8 34 (25.37%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (23.88%) MS Excel
9 32 (23.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (20.15%) Finance
12 26 (19.40%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (18.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (17.91%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (17.91%) ETL
15 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
15 22 (16.42%) Windows
15 22 (16.42%) Oracle
15 22 (16.42%) C#
15 22 (16.42%) Replication
15 22 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (14.18%) SQL Server 2014
17 18 (13.43%) Security Cleared
17 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (13.43%) .NET
18 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
19 15 (11.19%) HP
19 15 (11.19%) Kimball Methodology

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 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.46%) IIS
3 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.48%) Confluence
4 6 (4.48%) FileNet
4 6 (4.48%) GeoServer
4 6 (4.48%) JBoss
4 6 (4.48%) LiveCycle
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.46%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) Gliffy
4 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.49%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.49%) FastStats
2 2 (1.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.75%) BASE24
3 1 (0.75%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) SaaS
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.99%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.24%) SAN
3 2 (1.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) ATM
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (90.30%) SQL Server
2 75 (55.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (52.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (25.37%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (23.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (18.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (17.91%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (14.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
11 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database
11 10 (7.46%) Star Schema
12 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (5.22%) PowerPivot
14 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
15 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (27.61%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (5.22%) JIRA
4 7 (5.22%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) Ant
5 6 (4.48%) DbUnit
5 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.48%) Hudson
5 6 (4.48%) JUnit
5 6 (4.48%) Maven
5 6 (4.48%) Selenium
5 6 (4.48%) Spock
6 2 (1.49%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.75%) Moq
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.75%) Toad
7 1 (0.75%) WatiN
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Marketing
3 5 (3.73%) Publishing
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Legal
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
5 3 (2.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (41.04%) Developer
2 30 (22.39%) Analyst
3 29 (21.64%) DBA
4 28 (20.90%) SQL Developer
5 22 (16.42%) SQL DBA
6 16 (11.94%) Administrator
7 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (8.21%) SSIS Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Applications Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Data Analyst
9 10 (7.46%) SSRS Developer
10 9 (6.72%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (6.72%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) SQL Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) SSIS Analyst
12 6 (4.48%) ETL Developer
12 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 6 (4.48%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) .NET
2 13 (9.70%) jQuery
3 12 (8.96%) XML
4 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.21%) HTML
5 8 (5.97%) SOAP
6 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.48%) Dojo
6 6 (4.48%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.48%) Java EE
6 6 (4.48%) Java SE
6 6 (4.48%) JPA
6 6 (4.48%) JRules
6 6 (4.48%) JSF
6 6 (4.48%) JSTS
6 6 (4.48%) OpenLayers
6 6 (4.48%) REST
6 6 (4.48%) Spring
6 6 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (4.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Replication
2 14 (10.45%) Clustering
3 12 (8.96%) Data Structures
4 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.48%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.73%) Statistics
7 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.24%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.24%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.24%) NHS
8 3 (2.24%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.49%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (19.40%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (17.91%) ETL
4 22 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.19%) Kimball Methodology
6 14 (10.45%) MVC
7 12 (8.96%) Migration
7 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.46%) ETL Development
9 10 (7.46%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.46%) Scrum
10 9 (6.72%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.72%) ITIL
11 8 (5.97%) Project Management
11 8 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (5.97%) TDD
11 8 (5.97%) Validation
12 7 (5.22%) Analytics
12 7 (5.22%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 100 (74.63%) SQL
2 47 (35.07%) T-SQL
3 22 (16.42%) C#
4 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.21%) Java
6 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.46%) VBA
7 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.97%) VBScript
8 6 (4.48%) R
9 5 (3.73%) C
10 4 (2.99%) C++
10 4 (2.99%) Python
11 3 (2.24%) VB
12 2 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.75%) Perl
13 1 (0.75%) PHP
13 1 (0.75%) Tcl
13 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) Degree
4 9 (6.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.48%) MCDBA
7 3 (2.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
2 8 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (5.22%) SLA
4 6 (4.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.75%) HL7
5 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.42%) Oracle
3 15 (11.19%) HP
4 11 (8.21%) Informatica
5 8 (5.97%) RedGate
5 8 (5.97%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.48%) Adobe
6 6 (4.48%) ILOG
6 6 (4.48%) Kofax
6 6 (4.48%) Meridio
6 6 (4.48%) Splunk
7 5 (3.73%) Serena
8 4 (2.99%) hybris
8 4 (2.99%) IBM
8 4 (2.99%) Tableau
9 3 (2.24%) SAP
10 2 (1.49%) Apteco
10 2 (1.49%) Teradata
10 2 (1.49%) VMware
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