Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 735 734
Rank change year-on-year -57 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 63 136 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.84% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 79 64
England median daily rate £350 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +8.39% +7.80%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £216
90th Percentile £538 £495 £488
UK median daily rate £308 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -18.00% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK median hourly rate £190.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +783.72% +22.86% -58.82%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17818 16120 14899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 16.57% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12491 10920 10017
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 232 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.16 £23.85
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 21 £300 -29.41% 1
London -35 18 £450 +5.88% 3
North of England +30 15 £315 -3.08% 10
North West +22 10 £315 +14.55% 5
North East +64 4 £438 +53.51% 2
South West -16 4 £300 +41.18% 3
Midlands +4 3 £343 -19.14% 2
West Midlands +5 2 £343 -19.14% 1
East of England -7 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +2 1 £288 -23.33% 3
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (92.06%) SQL Server
2 53 (84.13%) SQL
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
7 17 (26.98%) ETL
8 16 (25.40%) Oracle
9 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.63%) Windows
10 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (19.05%) .NET
11 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (17.46%) Finance
12 11 (17.46%) C#
12 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (15.87%) Toad
13 10 (15.87%) Analytics
14 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (14.29%) Python
14 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
15 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
15 8 (12.70%) QA
15 8 (12.70%) Migration
15 8 (12.70%) MVC

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 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) Drupal
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) InDesign
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (1.59%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.59%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.59%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) Broadband
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) SMS
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) VLAN
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (92.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
9 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (9.52%) SQLPlus
11 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
11 5 (7.94%) MS Access
11 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (7.94%) SSDT
12 2 (3.17%) OLAP
12 2 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (15.87%) Toad
4 2 (3.17%) ERwin
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.17%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.59%) Moq
5 1 (1.59%) MSI
5 1 (1.59%) MSTest
5 1 (1.59%) NUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.59%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (1.59%) RStudio
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Local Government
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) DBA
5 8 (12.70%) SQL DBA
6 7 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Data Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.76%) Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Data Scientist
10 3 (4.76%) Database Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
5 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) WCF
5 4 (6.35%) XML
6 3 (4.76%) Ajax
6 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.76%) LINQ
6 3 (4.76%) RESTful
6 3 (4.76%) SOAP
6 3 (4.76%) WinForms
7 2 (3.17%) EDI
7 2 (3.17%) JSON
7 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.17%) MDX
7 2 (3.17%) Web Services
8 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.17%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ETL
2 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.87%) Analytics
4 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.70%) Migration
5 8 (12.70%) MVC
6 7 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (7.94%) ERP
8 5 (7.94%) ETL Development
8 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (6.35%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (6.35%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (84.13%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.46%) C#
4 9 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.94%) R
6 5 (7.94%) VBA
7 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.76%) Java
8 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) HNC
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.59%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) RedGate
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) BMC
6 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.59%) Lumension
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee
6 1 (1.59%) Orchard
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Serena
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau