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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Rank - 108 110
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.14% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.72% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £28.69 -
% change year-on-year
-44.23% -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

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
379 174 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.61% 7.98% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 102 114
Average daily rate £350 £371 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.10 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.08% -17.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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)
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)
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) MKS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) MKS