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 3 months to 23 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 133 120
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.100% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 0.67% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £288 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -14.00% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 323 448 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.90% 14.88% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 264 176
Median daily rate £475 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +26.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.10 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.60 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +15 1 £300 +4.34%
Wednesbury - 1 - -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 4 (50.00%) StructureMap
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) SSDT
3 4 (50.00%) AutoMapper
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (37.50%) Trello
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) DNN
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SSDT
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) DotNetNuke Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
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