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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 36 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DTS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.70% - 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% - 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +50.53%
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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
95 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.45% 22.03% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 40
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% +224.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
6 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (25.00%) VB
7 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
7 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
8 1 (12.50%) Change Control

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
3 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft