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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 541 541 539
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 90 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -5.55%

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
8225 7199 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 12.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 4595 3968
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 133 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -24 73 £375 +14.21% 37
London -1 25 £375 - 8
North West -14 22 £400 +53.84% 13
City of London -3 14 £375 -25.00%
South East -39 9 £410 -0.60% 3
Liverpool - 9 £400 - 2
Merseyside - 9 £400 - 2
Lancashire - 8 £475 - 2
Tyne and Wear -20 7 £275 -15.26% 2
North East -21 7 £275 -15.26% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 7 £275 -15.26% 1
South Wales - 7 £308 - 2
Wales - 7 £308 - 2
Cardiff - 7 £308 - 2
Oxfordshire -21 6 - -
Manchester -17 5 £225 -13.46% 7
East of England +9 4 £313 +78.57% 3
Glasgow +1 4 £275 - 2
Scotland -11 4 £275 - 2
South West -3 3 £244 -15.94% 2
Surrey -3 3 £410 +26.15%
Cobham - 3 £410 -
West Yorkshire -31 2 £304 +10.45% 3
Yorkshire -33 2 £304 +10.45% 3
Preston - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Halifax +3 1 £295 +2.60%
Dorset -4 1 - -
Leeds -26 1 £313 +19.04% 3
Warwick - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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).

1 169 (98.26%) SQL Server
2 144 (83.72%) SQL
3 88 (51.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (49.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (45.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (42.44%) T-SQL
7 62 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (29.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (27.91%) Finance
10 47 (27.33%) Microsoft
11 45 (26.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 43 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (23.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
15 37 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (20.93%) Windows
17 34 (19.77%) ETL
18 33 (19.19%) C#
19 32 (18.60%) .NET
19 32 (18.60%) MS Excel
20 22 (12.79%) Data Modelling
21 21 (12.21%) OLAP
21 21 (12.21%) Kimball Methodology
21 21 (12.21%) Relational Database
22 20 (11.63%) Performance Analysis
23 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
23 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2000
24 18 (10.47%) Data Management
24 18 (10.47%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.40%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.33%) IIS
3 4 (2.33%) SAS
4 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.58%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.74%) MS Project
4 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.58%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.58%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) SMTP
2 4 (2.33%) FTP
3 3 (1.74%) HTTP
3 3 (1.74%) SSL
3 3 (1.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) SMS
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (98.26%) SQL Server
2 88 (51.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (49.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (45.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (29.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (26.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (12.21%) OLAP
8 21 (12.21%) Relational Database
9 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (10.47%) OLAP Cube
11 17 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 16 (9.30%) Hadoop
12 16 (9.30%) OLTP
13 11 (6.40%) Apache Hive
14 10 (5.81%) SSDT
14 10 (5.81%) SQLPlus
14 10 (5.81%) DB2
15 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
16 7 (4.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (23.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.88%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.40%) Toad
5 7 (4.07%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.07%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.49%) WinDbg
6 6 (3.49%) Subversion
7 4 (2.33%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.16%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.16%) JIRA
8 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.58%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.58%) WatiN
9 1 (0.58%) Moq
9 1 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 48 (27.91%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.74%) Billing
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (48.26%) Developer
2 39 (22.67%) SQL Developer
3 37 (21.51%) Analyst
4 20 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (9.88%) Administrator
6 15 (8.72%) Tester
6 15 (8.72%) DBA
7 12 (6.98%) SQL DBA
8 9 (5.23%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.23%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Server Administrator
10 7 (4.07%) Business Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.91%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (2.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.60%) .NET
2 18 (10.47%) XML
3 16 (9.30%) Web Services
4 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.65%) SOAP
6 5 (2.91%) HTML
6 5 (2.91%) MDX
7 4 (2.33%) WCF
7 4 (2.33%) CSS
7 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.74%) ODBC
8 3 (1.74%) Ajax
8 3 (1.74%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.16%) jQuery
9 2 (1.16%) DHTML
9 2 (1.16%) XSLT
10 1 (0.58%) RESTful
10 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.58%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.40%) Replication
3 9 (5.23%) Clustering
3 9 (5.23%) NHS
4 7 (4.07%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.91%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.91%) Statistics
7 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.16%) PMI
10 1 (0.58%) DTV
10 1 (0.58%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (4.07%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.77%) ETL
4 22 (12.79%) Data Modelling
5 21 (12.21%) Kimball Methodology
6 20 (11.63%) Performance Analysis
7 18 (10.47%) Data Management
7 18 (10.47%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (9.88%) Migration
9 15 (8.72%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.72%) Data Migration
10 14 (8.14%) TDD
10 14 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (7.56%) Data Analysis
12 12 (6.98%) ITIL
12 12 (6.98%) CRM
13 11 (6.40%) MapReduce
14 9 (5.23%) Software Testing
14 9 (5.23%) Scrum
15 8 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 144 (83.72%) SQL
2 73 (42.44%) T-SQL
3 33 (19.19%) C#
4 11 (6.40%) C++
4 11 (6.40%) VBA
4 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.81%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.65%) VB
7 7 (4.07%) VBScript
7 7 (4.07%) Python
8 6 (3.49%) C++/CLI
8 6 (3.49%) Java
8 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.49%) Perl
9 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.58%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.16%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.16%) MCT
5 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
1 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) HDFS
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.88%) Oracle
3 10 (5.81%) VMware
4 6 (3.49%) Perforce
4 6 (3.49%) Red Gate
5 4 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) MKS
6 2 (1.16%) Google
6 2 (1.16%) Veritas
6 2 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) ESRI
7 1 (0.58%) Lotus
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Citrix
7 1 (0.58%) Teradata
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