The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 April 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 48
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.50% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +2.85% +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +243.75% -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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 72 111 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 16.94% 20.33% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 92 45
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £661 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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

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

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