Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 11 December 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 44 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 4.69% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £343 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.42% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £343 £425 -
% change year-on-year -19.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £24.25

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 44 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.67% 14.95% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £440 £363 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £27.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.12% -15.60%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in Staffordshire

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) RedGate
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) RedGate