The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.043% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.04% 0.34% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.89 £20.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-20.55% -30.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
337 290 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.98% 12.33% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 147 97
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -37.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 9 £425 -
Staffordshire +3 5 £223 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 - 1
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (55.00%) Data Management
7 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (55.00%) Master Data Management
8 10 (50.00%) Test Planning
8 10 (50.00%) SDLC
9 9 (45.00%) Defect Management
9 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (35.00%) Use Case
11 7 (35.00%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (35.00%) Data Lake
12 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (30.00%) MVC
12 6 (30.00%) C#
12 6 (30.00%) .NET
13 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
14 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 4 (20.00%) AngularJS

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (35.00%) Data Lake
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Digital User Researcher
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) User Researcher
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) LINQ
3 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) AutoMapper
4 3 (15.00%) StructureMap
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) EDI
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Data Management
1 11 (55.00%) Master Data Management
1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) SDLC
2 10 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 9 (45.00%) Defect Management
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 7 (35.00%) Use Case
6 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) System Testing
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (15.00%) Workflow
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) Market Research
9 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin