Period
to 12 August 2020

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 6 months to 12 August 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 233 250
Rank change year-on-year +112 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 6 8 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £650 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +13.77% +1.21%
10th Percentile £563 £418 £342
90th Percentile £675 £538 £549
Central London median daily rate £650 £500 £456
% change year-on-year +30.00% +9.59% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 427 1,115 1,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.71% 17.21% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 848 1,246
Median daily rate £513 £525 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.19% +8.16%
10th Percentile £359 £387 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £506 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +48.34% +51.05%
10th Percentile £33.65 £20.45 £28.00
90th Percentile £53.60 £79.00 £69.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% +37.25%

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

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

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

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

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) MDX
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 5 (83.33%) R
2 5 (83.33%) PowerPivot
2 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 5 (83.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (83.33%) SSDT
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development

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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) AWS
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) PowerPivot
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) R
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft