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 3 months to 22 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 399 412
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 14 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.15% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -10.66% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3908 3744 3279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.85% 17.25% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2797 2362
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.80 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £74.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

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

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
City of London -1 1 £413 -35.03% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £185 -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
4 12 (52.17%) Analytics
5 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Marketing
5 10 (43.48%) R
5 10 (43.48%) Statistical Modelling
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) SAS
7 8 (34.78%) B2B
7 8 (34.78%) Legal
7 8 (34.78%) Publishing
7 8 (34.78%) Econometrics
7 8 (34.78%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (34.78%) Direct Marketing
7 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
7 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
7 8 (34.78%) Eloqua
7 8 (34.78%) FastStats
7 8 (34.78%) Apteco
7 8 (34.78%) Marketing Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) Campaign Management
7 8 (34.78%) Campaign Analysis
7 8 (34.78%) Mathematical Modelling
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 8 (34.78%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Eloqua
1 8 (34.78%) FastStats
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Silverpop
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.35%) DB2
8 1 (4.35%) Essbase
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) MSTest
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) FxCop
4 1 (4.35%) gulp
4 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) jspm
4 1 (4.35%) NCrunch
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) StyleCop
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) WatiN
General
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 8 (34.78%) Legal
2 8 (34.78%) Publishing
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Marketing Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Junior
5 4 (17.39%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Junior Marketing Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Marketing Data Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) Angular 2
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Aurelia
4 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Statistical Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) B2B
3 8 (34.78%) Campaign Analysis
3 8 (34.78%) Campaign Management
3 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
3 8 (34.78%) Direct Marketing
3 8 (34.78%) Econometrics
3 8 (34.78%) Marketing Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematical Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) R
2 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Apteco
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards