Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 350 384
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 20 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.072%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 1.12% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 4
South East median daily rate £300 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £219 £303 £400
90th Percentile £518 £438 £414
England median daily rate £350 £388 £358
% change year-on-year -9.68% +8.39% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 2990 2501 2586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.88% 15.16% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1823 1531 1576
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £572 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 68
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.99
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a percentage 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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the South East

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

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

Contractor 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 20 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +1 6 £300 -29.41%
Surrey -13 5 £525 -
Thames Valley -14 4 £353 +0.71%
Berkshire +2 3 £290 -17.14%
Kent - 2 £223 -
Buckinghamshire -27 1 £415 +18.57%
East Sussex - 1 £280 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 18 (90.00%) SQL
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) VBA
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (20.00%) R
6 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) MS Access
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) SQLPlus

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (20.00%) MS Access
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) SQLPlus
6 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) SSDT
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Lumira
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Toad
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) DBA
4 3 (15.00%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) EDI
3 1 (5.00%) MDX
3 1 (5.00%) OLE
3 1 (5.00%) OLE DB
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Analytics
1 5 (25.00%) ETL
1 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 3 (15.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VBA
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) R
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) RedGate
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Lumension
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Serena
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) VMware