The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 40 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.80% 0.70% 3.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 2.90% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
93 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.87% 24.21% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 33
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DTS across the Cardiff region.

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

DTS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing DTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DTS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing DTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft