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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 533 570 520
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -50
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 110 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.00% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 58
Median daily rate £381 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £318 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 -

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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +32 107 £388 +5.08% 25
London +13 32 £425 -2.85% 7
South East +12 24 £425 +3.65% 2
Yorkshire +20 18 £400 +28.00% 1
York - 15 £388 -
North Yorkshire - 15 £388 -
Hampshire - 13 £425 -
Basingstoke - 11 £425 -
South West +9 10 £338 +8.43% 7
North East -35 9 £283 -
Tyne and Wear -39 8 £283 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 8 £283 -
North West -1 7 £190 -30.90% 3
City of London +43 6 £555 +18.40% 4
Manchester -6 6 £190 -30.90%
Berkshire - 5 £350 - 1
Surrey -2 4 - -
Warwickshire -3 4 £500 -
West Midlands -23 4 £500 +42.85% 2
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Staines - 4 - -
Scotland +5 3 £300 +9.09%
East of England +1 3 £375 - 2
Dorset - 3 £190 - 1
Weymouth - 3 £190 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Glasgow +5 2 £280 +1.81%
West Yorkshire +2 2 £375 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £388 +25.00% 3
Bristol - 2 £343 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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).

1 139 (89.10%) SQL Server
2 109 (69.87%) SQL
3 85 (54.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (49.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (42.95%) Microsoft
6 52 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 46 (29.49%) T-SQL
8 40 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 36 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (20.51%) Finance
11 30 (19.23%) ETL
11 30 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (17.31%) Oracle
12 27 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (16.67%) .NET
13 26 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 25 (16.03%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (15.38%) Windows
16 22 (14.10%) C#
16 22 (14.10%) Replication
17 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
17 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
18 19 (12.18%) SQL Server 2014
19 17 (10.90%) Kimball Methodology
19 17 (10.90%) Migration
20 16 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005

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 26 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.05%) IIS
3 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.85%) Confluence
4 6 (3.85%) FileNet
4 6 (3.85%) GeoServer
4 6 (3.85%) JBoss
4 6 (3.85%) LiveCycle
5 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.21%) SAS
6 4 (2.56%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.41%) MS Office
3 6 (3.85%) Gliffy
4 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.28%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.28%) FastStats
3 2 (1.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.64%) BASE24
4 1 (0.64%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) SaaS
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.56%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 3 (1.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) ATM
4 1 (0.64%) LAN
4 1 (0.64%) SMS
4 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (89.10%) SQL Server
2 85 (54.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (49.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (12.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 12 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 12 (7.69%) Star Schema
11 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 9 (5.77%) MySQL
12 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (4.49%) PowerPivot
15 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.77%) Subversion
4 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.49%) JIRA
5 6 (3.85%) Ant
5 6 (3.85%) DbUnit
5 6 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.85%) Hudson
5 6 (3.85%) JUnit
5 6 (3.85%) Maven
5 6 (3.85%) Selenium
5 6 (3.85%) Spock
6 2 (1.28%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.28%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.64%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.64%) Moq
7 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.64%) WatiN
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Publishing
4 4 (2.56%) Advertising
4 4 (2.56%) Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Legal
4 4 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (41.67%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) Analyst
3 27 (17.31%) DBA
3 27 (17.31%) SQL Developer
4 21 (13.46%) SQL DBA
5 15 (9.62%) Administrator
6 13 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) Database Developer
7 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (7.05%) SSIS Developer
7 11 (7.05%) SSRS Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Applications Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (5.13%) SSIS Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.67%) .NET
2 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 15 (9.62%) HTML
2 15 (9.62%) XML
3 13 (8.33%) jQuery
4 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.13%) SOAP
6 7 (4.49%) Web Services
7 6 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.85%) Dojo
7 6 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.85%) Java EE
7 6 (3.85%) Java SE
7 6 (3.85%) JPA
7 6 (3.85%) JRules
7 6 (3.85%) JSF
7 6 (3.85%) REST
7 6 (3.85%) Spring
7 6 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Replication
2 15 (9.62%) Data Structures
3 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) Clustering
4 8 (5.13%) Social Network
5 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.21%) Statistics
7 4 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.92%) NHS
8 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.28%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.28%) EPoS
9 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Android
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (19.23%) ETL
3 27 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.03%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (10.90%) Kimball Methodology
5 17 (10.90%) Migration
6 15 (9.62%) MVC
6 15 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.97%) Data Migration
7 14 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 14 (8.97%) Project Management
7 14 (8.97%) System Testing
8 13 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.69%) ETL Development
10 11 (7.05%) CRM
11 10 (6.41%) Analytics
11 10 (6.41%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.41%) Scrum
11 10 (6.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 109 (69.87%) SQL
2 46 (29.49%) T-SQL
3 22 (14.10%) C#
4 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.05%) Java
5 11 (7.05%) VBA
6 8 (5.13%) C
6 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.85%) R
7 6 (3.85%) VBScript
8 5 (3.21%) Python
9 4 (2.56%) C++
9 4 (2.56%) VB
10 2 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.28%) VB6
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Degree
4 9 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.85%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) QA
2 8 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (4.49%) SLA
4 6 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.31%) Oracle
3 15 (9.62%) HP
4 13 (8.33%) Informatica
5 8 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.85%) Adobe
6 6 (3.85%) ILOG
6 6 (3.85%) Kofax
6 6 (3.85%) Meridio
6 6 (3.85%) SAP
6 6 (3.85%) Splunk
7 5 (3.21%) RedGate
7 5 (3.21%) Serena
8 4 (2.56%) Google
8 4 (2.56%) hybris
8 4 (2.56%) IBM
8 4 (2.56%) Tableau
9 2 (1.28%) Apteco
9 2 (1.28%) Teradata
9 2 (1.28%) VMware
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