Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 September 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 524 359 543
Rank change year-on-year -165 +184 +45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 27 5 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.038% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.19% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 21
10th Percentile £363 £380 £413
25th Percentile £394 £406 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £544
90th Percentile " £630 £575
England median daily rate £419 £441 £450
% change year-on-year -5.10% -1.94% +20.00%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,585 2,600 7,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.54% 19.63% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,670 1,872 5,185
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 19
10th Percentile £26.75 £24.65 £18.32
25th Percentile £37.31 £35.81 £22.25
Median hourly rate £59.36 £46.75 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +26.96% -6.50% +61.29%
75th Percentile £65.75 £54.75 £54.38
90th Percentile £77.03 £56.93 £55.90
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%

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

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London

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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London

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

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Central London -52 1 £575 -11.54% 4
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (44.44%) Migration
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2019
5 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (29.63%) JIRA
7 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) IIS
9 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 6 (22.22%) XML
9 6 (22.22%) ETL
9 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
9 6 (22.22%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
9 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (14.81%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) GitHub
3 2 (7.41%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2019
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) MS Access
8 2 (7.41%) Power BI
8 2 (7.41%) SSDT
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (3.70%) QlikView
9 1 (3.70%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) MDX
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Reinsurance
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Cutover Planning
5 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (18.52%) ERP
6 5 (18.52%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Sage