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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 54 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing DTS 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 3.26% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 - £35.00
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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
153 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.38% 24.27% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 70 58
Average daily rate £323 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos