Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 147 281
Rank change year-on-year -27 +134 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 3 7 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.081% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 1.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
10th Percentile £543 £470 "
25th Percentile £550 £563 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £650 £475
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +36.84% +5.56%
75th Percentile £606 £675 £538
90th Percentile £618 " £541
London median daily rate £534 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +10.91% +1.32% +8.88%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 644 559 1,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.29% 19.94% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 398 1,240
10th Percentile £408 £374 £381
25th Percentile £455 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £509 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -3.10% +5.00%
75th Percentile £644 £600 £588
90th Percentile £710 £657 £664
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
10th Percentile £25.58 £36.50 £14.75
25th Percentile £26.06 £42.13 £19.75
Median hourly rate £27.25 £50.75 £38.75
Median % change year-on-year -46.31% +30.97% +21.09%
75th Percentile £28.56 £58.44 £56.50
90th Percentile £29.13 £60.13 £58.25
London median hourly rate £60.00 £50.75 £47.83
% change year-on-year +18.23% +6.10% +12.54%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in Central London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in Central London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in Central London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -35 3 £575 -11.54% 3
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Power BI
1 3 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Power BI
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft