The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 160 200
Rank change year-on-year -5 +40  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.85% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £635 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.03% +45.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -17.33% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £190.00 - £28.69

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

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 665 590 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.38% 17.52% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 491 582
Median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Aurelia
2 1 (50.00%) jspm
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
1 1 (50.00%) jspm
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Aurelia
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) SignalR
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (50.00%) ERD
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft