The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 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)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 537 560
Rank change year-on-year -25 +23  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 39 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 1.11% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 34
Median daily rate £368 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £618 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -17.33% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £28.69
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7654 7779 6772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.70% 15.69% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5421 4527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 125 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.35 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +13.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 13 £413 -2.94% 5
South East +3 8 £374 -12.05% 6
North West +23 4 £375 +97.36% 3
West Midlands +22 4 £338 - 2
Yorkshire +21 4 £288 -28.12% 3
South West +1 3 £300 -10.44%
North East +65 2 £310 +9.73%
Midlands - 1 - - 2
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 64 (91.43%) SQL Server
2 61 (87.14%) SQL
3 33 (47.14%) T-SQL
4 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.86%) .NET
5 23 (32.86%) Relational Database
6 22 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 19 (27.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (25.71%) C#
9 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.29%) Analytics
11 14 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
11 14 (20.00%) R
11 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (20.00%) Degree
11 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.57%) MVC
12 13 (18.57%) Migration
12 13 (18.57%) Mathematics
12 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (17.14%) ETL
14 11 (15.71%) CRM
14 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (14.29%) Data Protection

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (12.86%) SAS
2 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 6 (8.57%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) CMS
5 3 (4.29%) DNN
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (11.43%) Eloqua
2 8 (11.43%) FastStats
3 4 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.29%) Trello
2 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.86%) IPsec
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) VLAN
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (91.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) Relational Database
3 22 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (27.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (12.86%) SSDT
9 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
9 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
9 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.71%) MS Access
11 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.86%) DB2
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.86%) Power BI
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.00%) JIRA
4 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.29%) MSTest
5 3 (4.29%) NUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.86%) Moq
6 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) FxCop
7 1 (1.43%) gulp
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) jspm
7 1 (1.43%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.43%) WatiN
General
1 10 (14.29%) Marketing
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Legal
3 8 (11.43%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Local Government
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Developer
3 10 (14.29%) DBA
4 9 (12.86%) Data Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) SQL DBA
5 8 (11.43%) Marketing Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Junior
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Administrator
9 4 (5.71%) Data Insight Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Insight Data Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Junior Marketing Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Marketing Data Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) .NET
2 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) jQuery
4 6 (8.57%) CSS
4 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (7.14%) WCF
5 5 (7.14%) Web Services
6 4 (5.71%) AutoMapper
6 4 (5.71%) LINQ
6 4 (5.71%) StructureMap
7 3 (4.29%) CSS3
7 3 (4.29%) HTML5
8 2 (2.86%) JSON
8 2 (2.86%) REST
8 2 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) MVS
6 1 (1.43%) Unix
6 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Analytics
2 14 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 13 (18.57%) Mathematics
3 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 13 (18.57%) MVC
4 12 (17.14%) ETL
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) CRM
6 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
8 8 (11.43%) B2B
8 8 (11.43%) Campaign Analysis
8 8 (11.43%) Campaign Management
8 8 (11.43%) Direct Marketing
8 8 (11.43%) Econometrics
8 8 (11.43%) Marketing Analytics
8 8 (11.43%) Mathematical Modelling
8 8 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (87.14%) SQL
2 33 (47.14%) T-SQL
3 18 (25.71%) C#
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) R
5 8 (11.43%) Python
6 7 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.71%) C
7 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.71%) VBA
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) REXX
9 1 (1.43%) Tcl
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) HNC
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Perfmon
2 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.43%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) HP
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Apteco
4 6 (8.57%) Serena
5 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) BMC
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.43%) Minitab
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
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