The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 29 March 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 115 103
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.051% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.31% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -0.70% +8.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.95 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +93.40% -  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 298 325 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.19% 16.67% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 233 183
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing

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

General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL