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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK / England
Rank 543 576 528
Rank change year-on-year +33 -48  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 31 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.52% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 45
Median daily rate £338 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £184 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -2.48% +8.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +215.62% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.95 £16.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +93.40% -44.23%  

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 7216 7180 6358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.49% 14.64% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4866 4821 4123
Median daily rate £447 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 170 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +28 9 £185 -54.60% 3
South East +26 6 £550 +34.14%
South West +1 5 £338 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +16 4 £225 -21.73% 1
East Midlands 0 3 £403 +95.15%
North West +25 2 £373 +25.21% 5
East of England -1 2 £510 - 1
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 67 (89.33%) SQL
2 63 (84.00%) SQL Server
3 33 (44.00%) T-SQL
4 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (41.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
7 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (25.33%) .NET
10 19 (25.33%) Data Management
11 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
12 17 (22.67%) Analytics
13 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (21.33%) C#
13 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
13 16 (21.33%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (21.33%) MVC
14 15 (20.00%) MS Office
14 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 14 (18.67%) NHS
15 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
16 12 (16.00%) Degree
16 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
16 12 (16.00%) Master Data Management

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related 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 (12.00%) SAS
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Eloqua
1 7 (9.33%) FastStats
2 4 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.33%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.33%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
1 2 (2.67%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) VLAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (41.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (21.33%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (10.67%) MS Access
9 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (9.33%) Data Lake
11 4 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (5.33%) Data Mining
11 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
12 3 (4.00%) Big Data
12 3 (4.00%) OLAP
13 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
3 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) JSUnit
4 2 (2.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.33%) Marketing
2 8 (10.67%) Legal
3 7 (9.33%) Publishing
4 6 (8.00%) Finance
5 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) Developer
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) DBA
5 9 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Marketing Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Programmer
8 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Data Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) SSRS Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Data Insight Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Insight Data Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Junior
10 4 (5.33%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Junior Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (14.67%) Entity Framework
4 11 (14.67%) LINQ
5 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (12.00%) jQuery
7 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (9.33%) AutoMapper
8 7 (9.33%) StructureMap
8 7 (9.33%) XML
9 5 (6.67%) CSS
9 5 (6.67%) HTML
10 4 (5.33%) WCF
10 4 (5.33%) Web Services
11 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.00%) HTML5
11 3 (4.00%) JSON
12 2 (2.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.67%) NHS
3 7 (9.33%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Android
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Data Management
2 17 (22.67%) Analytics
3 16 (21.33%) MVC
4 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.00%) Master Data Management
6 11 (14.67%) Data Analysis
6 11 (14.67%) Data Protection
6 11 (14.67%) Statistical Modelling
6 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 10 (13.33%) SDLC
7 10 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 9 (12.00%) Defect Management
9 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Workflow
10 7 (9.33%) B2B
10 7 (9.33%) Direct Marketing
10 7 (9.33%) Econometrics
10 7 (9.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 67 (89.33%) SQL
2 33 (44.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (21.33%) C#
4 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.67%) R
6 8 (10.67%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.67%) VB
7 5 (6.67%) VBA
8 4 (5.33%) Python
9 2 (2.67%) C
10 1 (1.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) DameWare
1 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.33%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Apteco
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Serena
4 2 (2.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) iManage
5 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.33%) Minitab
5 1 (1.33%) VMware
London
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Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago