The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 86 102 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.86% 10.12% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 79
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +136.84%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Serena
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Serena