Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 192 175
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.30% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 2.00% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
West Midlands median daily rate £343 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.14% +21.29% -
England median daily rate £350 £381 £375
% change year-on-year -8.20% +1.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £24.25
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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 716 948 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.88% 15.21% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 527 253
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £156
90th Percentile £561 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.58% -16.83%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £45.25 £40.75 £43.75
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 West Midlands

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Staffordshire +10 2 £343 +14.42%
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands 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 the West Midlands 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