Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 140 229
Rank change year-on-year -8 +89 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 4 6 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 1.15% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
10th Percentile £503 £563 £416
25th Percentile £525 £625 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £650 £450
Median % change year-on-year -13.46% +44.44% +10.09%
75th Percentile £597 £675 £484
90th Percentile £614 " £501
Central London median daily rate £563 £650 £450
% change year-on-year -13.46% +44.44% -

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 547 522 1,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.50% 18.26% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 382 874
10th Percentile £397 £385 £400
25th Percentile £458 £438 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £712 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
10th Percentile £25.58 £38.75 £14.75
25th Percentile £26.06 £44.88 £19.75
Median hourly rate £27.25 £48.89 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year -44.26% +24.55% +22.66%
75th Percentile £28.56 £56.38 £56.50
90th Percentile £29.13 £59.38 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £27.25 £48.89 £39.25
% change year-on-year -44.26% +24.55% +22.66%

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

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Blockchain
4 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) SSDT
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) GCP
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++

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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Power BI
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SSDT
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle