Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 271 358 358
Rank change year-on-year +87 0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 11 23 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
Median daily rate £300 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.06% -28.18%
10th Percentile £244 £228 £285
90th Percentile £490 £473 £576
England median daily rate £445 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -1.11% +11.80% +19.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.70 - -

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 1,361 3,092 3,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.07% 19.75% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 1,955 1,849
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.36%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £588 £588 £579
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 71
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £37.28 £29.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £57.88 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% -4.44% +9.76%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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

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 4 April 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
Hampshire +52 4 £300 -14.29% 3
Kent - 3 £244 -
Thames Valley +40 2 £413 +15.79% 1
Surrey +58 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +30 1 £275 -40.54%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 - 1
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
5 3 (27.27%) Essbase
5 3 (27.27%) Business Development
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Google
6 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) Azure

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
2 2 (18.18%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Essbase
4 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
6 1 (9.09%) PolyBase
6 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Informatics
5 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Databricks
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards