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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank 590 545 532
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 61 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 1.12% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 52
Median daily rate £350 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
8204 7045 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5635 4569 4443
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 136 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.52 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 May 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 May 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 -9 60 £350 +12.90% 29
London -3 21 £363 -4.91% 10
South East -9 10 £413 +78.37% 1
South West +7 8 £335 +8.06% 3
Yorkshire +7 7 £388 +35.96% 2
South Yorkshire -2 6 £400 -
Sheffield -12 6 £400 -
North East -46 6 £280 -15.15% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £280 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £280 - 2
Surrey -7 5 £410 -1.50% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £206 -25.00%
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £206 -25.00%
Nottingham - 4 £206 -
Bristol - 4 £343 - 3
City of London +34 3 £454 +34.44% 5
Cobham +4 2 £410 -2.38%
Hampshire +3 2 £425 -
West Midlands -6 2 £288 +15.00% 3
Berkshire -8 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Weymouth - 2 £190 -
Basingstoke - 2 £425 -
Dorset - 2 £190 -
Birmingham +1 1 £288 -17.85% 2
Halifax -2 1 £325 +14.03%
East of England -3 1 - - 5
Wales -5 1 £400 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -9 1 £325 +14.03% 2
Manchester -9 1 £325 +18.18% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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).

1 101 (92.66%) SQL Server
2 83 (76.15%) SQL
3 64 (58.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (51.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (47.71%) T-SQL
6 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
7 34 (31.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (27.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (27.52%) MS Excel
9 25 (22.94%) C#
9 25 (22.94%) Visual Studio
10 23 (21.10%) Finance
10 23 (21.10%) Windows
10 23 (21.10%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (19.27%) Replication
12 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
13 18 (16.51%) .NET
14 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (14.68%) ETL
15 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (14.68%) QA
16 15 (13.76%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (13.76%) Relational Database
16 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (12.84%) Java
17 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
17 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared

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 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.09%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.50%) Confluence
4 6 (5.50%) FileNet
4 6 (5.50%) GeoServer
4 6 (5.50%) JBoss
4 6 (5.50%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (27.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) Gliffy
3 5 (4.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.83%) FastStats
3 2 (1.83%) Maximo
4 1 (0.92%) BASE24
4 1 (0.92%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) IBM PureFlex
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) SSL
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (92.66%) SQL Server
2 64 (58.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (51.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (31.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (27.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (13.76%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (13.76%) Relational Database
8 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (11.01%) RDBMS
10 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 7 (6.42%) PowerPivot
11 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.59%) SSDT
13 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (2.75%) MS Access
14 2 (1.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.50%) Ant
3 6 (5.50%) DbUnit
3 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.50%) Hudson
3 6 (5.50%) JIRA
3 6 (5.50%) JUnit
3 6 (5.50%) Maven
3 6 (5.50%) Selenium
3 6 (5.50%) Spock
3 6 (5.50%) Subversion
4 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.75%) Toad
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.92%) Moq
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.92%) WatiN
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Marketing
3 5 (4.59%) Publishing
4 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Developer
2 26 (23.85%) SQL Developer
3 25 (22.94%) DBA
4 23 (21.10%) Analyst
5 21 (19.27%) SQL DBA
6 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 15 (13.76%) Administrator
8 13 (11.93%) SSIS Developer
9 11 (10.09%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (9.17%) Data Analyst
10 10 (9.17%) SSRS Developer
11 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Developer
11 9 (8.26%) T-SQL Developer
12 8 (7.34%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
13 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 5 (4.59%) Analyst Developer
14 5 (4.59%) Applications Developer
15 4 (3.67%) Data Migration Analyst
15 4 (3.67%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) .NET
2 13 (11.93%) jQuery
2 13 (11.93%) XML
3 11 (10.09%) HTML
4 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.34%) SOAP
6 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.50%) Dojo
6 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.50%) Java EE
6 6 (5.50%) Java SE
6 6 (5.50%) JPA
6 6 (5.50%) JRules
6 6 (5.50%) JSF
6 6 (5.50%) JSTS
6 6 (5.50%) OpenLayers
6 6 (5.50%) REST
6 6 (5.50%) Spring
6 6 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (5.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Replication
2 12 (11.01%) Clustering
3 9 (8.26%) Data Extraction
4 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.67%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.83%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.83%) NHS
8 2 (1.83%) Tandem
8 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.92%) CMDB
9 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (14.68%) ETL
4 13 (11.93%) Migration
5 12 (11.01%) Data Migration
5 12 (11.01%) MVC
6 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.09%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.26%) Scrum
7 9 (8.26%) Validation
8 8 (7.34%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.34%) OO
8 8 (7.34%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) CRM
9 7 (6.42%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (6.42%) ITIL
9 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.15%) SQL
2 52 (47.71%) T-SQL
3 25 (22.94%) C#
4 14 (12.84%) Java
4 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.01%) VBScript
6 10 (9.17%) VBA
7 8 (7.34%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.83%) R
8 2 (1.83%) Tcl
8 2 (1.83%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.50%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) MCDBA
5 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) QA
2 8 (7.34%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (5.50%) SLA
4 5 (4.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.92%) HL7
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) HP
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle
4 8 (7.34%) RedGate
5 6 (5.50%) Adobe
5 6 (5.50%) ILOG
5 6 (5.50%) Kofax
5 6 (5.50%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.50%) Splunk
6 5 (4.59%) Meridio
7 4 (3.67%) IBM
7 4 (3.67%) Tableau
8 3 (2.75%) SAP
8 3 (2.75%) Serena
9 2 (1.83%) Apteco
9 2 (1.83%) Informatica
9 2 (1.83%) Teradata
10 1 (0.92%) iManage
10 1 (0.92%) Recommind
10 1 (0.92%) Reuters
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