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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 40 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% - 2.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +17.06%
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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
125 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.81% 23.18% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 39 48
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (81.82%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Cognos
4 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Star Schema
5 4 (36.36%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Powerplay
6 3 (27.27%) Change Control
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
6 3 (27.27%) Data Mapping
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Transformer
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Star Schema
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Powerplay
4 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft