The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 67 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing DTS 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.12% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 0.63% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Average daily rate
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- £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
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%
DTS
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
200 159 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.07% 19.27% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 147
Average daily rate £340 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +56.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DTS across the Cheshire region.

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DTS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - - - -
DTS
North West

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos