Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 9 August 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 343 362
Rank change year-on-year +153 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2 15 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
Median daily rate £550 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.79% +2.00% +4.17%
England median daily rate £464 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +9.12% +13.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 633 2,654 3,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.76% 17.86% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 1,620 1,845
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 61
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £19.33 £24.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £60.15 £60.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -3.33% +6.19% +3.35%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Daily rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the South East

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 9 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +106 2 £550 +41.03% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £550 - 2
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) PolyBase
2 1 (50.00%) Logic Apps
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Databricks
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Development
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Logic Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) PolyBase
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SSDT
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Databricks