The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 June 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)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 557 557
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 46 92 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 47
UK median daily rate £348 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.33% +15.38%  
10th Percentile £177 £261 £234
90th Percentile £530 £628 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -17.33% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £190.00 - £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £190.00 - £28.69

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8300 8352 7507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.62% 15.55% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13767 13874 10826
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £313 £305 £279
90th Percentile £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 191 186
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
10th Percentile £31.25 £25.00 £21.01
90th Percentile £63.75 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the UK

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the UK

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 39 £368 -2.00% 24
UK excluding London +34 31 £310 -17.33% 19
London -13 13 £413 -2.94% 5
North of England +44 10 £335 -10.66% 8
South East +3 8 £374 -12.05% 9
Scotland +37 5 £263 -12.50%
Midlands +17 5 £338 - 1
South West -2 3 £300 -10.44% 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 75 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 70 (86.42%) SQL
3 39 (48.15%) T-SQL
4 27 (33.33%) .NET
5 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
6 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
7 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (25.93%) Visual Studio
9 20 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET
10 19 (23.46%) C#
10 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
11 18 (22.22%) Analytics
12 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (18.52%) Degree
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (18.52%) R
12 15 (18.52%) Statistical Modelling
13 13 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
13 13 (16.05%) MVC
13 13 (16.05%) Migration
14 12 (14.81%) ETL
14 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (13.58%) CRM
15 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (12.35%) Data Protection

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (11.11%) SAS
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.64%) Apache Spark
4 6 (7.41%) IIS
5 4 (4.94%) CMS
6 3 (3.70%) DNN
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (9.88%) Eloqua
2 8 (9.88%) FastStats
3 4 (4.94%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.70%) Trello
2 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.47%) IPsec
2 2 (2.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) VLAN
2 2 (2.47%) VPN
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
3 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (11.11%) SSDT
9 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
9 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (7.41%) RDBMS
10 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (6.17%) MS Access
12 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (2.47%) Big Data
14 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (2.47%) Power BI
14 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.64%) JIRA
4 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.70%) MSTest
5 3 (3.70%) NUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.47%) Moq
6 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.47%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) FxCop
7 1 (1.23%) gulp
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.23%) jspm
7 1 (1.23%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.23%) WatiN
General
1 10 (12.35%) Marketing
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Legal
3 8 (9.88%) Publishing
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Local Government
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Developer
3 11 (13.58%) DBA
4 10 (12.35%) SQL DBA
5 9 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Marketing Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Insight Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Junior
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Data Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Data Insight Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Insight Data Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Junior Marketing Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Marketing Data Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) SSIS Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.88%) HTML
4 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.64%) CSS
4 7 (8.64%) jQuery
5 6 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 6 (7.41%) Web Services
6 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (6.17%) WCF
7 4 (4.94%) AutoMapper
7 4 (4.94%) CSS3
7 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) LINQ
7 4 (4.94%) StructureMap
8 3 (3.70%) XML
9 2 (2.47%) REST
9 2 (2.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) MVS
6 1 (1.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Analytics
2 15 (18.52%) Statistical Modelling
3 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
3 13 (16.05%) Migration
3 13 (16.05%) MVC
4 12 (14.81%) ETL
5 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.58%) CRM
6 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
7 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.88%) B2B
8 8 (9.88%) Campaign Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Campaign Management
8 8 (9.88%) Direct Marketing
8 8 (9.88%) Econometrics
8 8 (9.88%) Marketing Analytics
8 8 (9.88%) Mathematical Modelling
9 7 (8.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (86.42%) SQL
2 39 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 19 (23.46%) C#
3 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.52%) R
5 9 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (8.64%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.17%) VBA
8 4 (4.94%) C
8 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.47%) Ruby
9 2 (2.47%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) REXX
10 1 (1.23%) Tcl
10 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) HNC
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Perfmon
2 2 (2.47%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) Terraform
3 1 (1.23%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.23%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) HP
4 8 (9.88%) Apteco
5 6 (7.41%) Serena
6 2 (2.47%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.47%) Minitab
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) BMC
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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