Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 252 254
Rank change year-on-year +39 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.089% 0.14% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.62% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
City of London median daily rate £512 £513 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.10% +6.49% +1.32%
10th Percentile £433 £425 £426
90th Percentile £544 £589 £552
Central London median daily rate £512 £513 £481
% change year-on-year -0.10% +6.49% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 964 1,601 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.08% 22.45% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 1,332 1,086
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £368 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £503 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -1.95% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% +37.25% -21.54%
10th Percentile £30.65 £35.00 £23.24
90th Percentile £90.50 £35.00 £59.45
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +48.57% +16.67% -7.69%

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

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a percentage 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

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Azure
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Document Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) npm
5 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Server Management
5 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (20.00%) MIIS
5 1 (20.00%) Derivative
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) npm
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Power BI
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) gulp
2 1 (20.00%) jspm
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) B2C
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) ERD
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MIIS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau