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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing DTS 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.53% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £291
% change year-on-year
- +20.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
- +28.13%
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
127 173 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.50% 22.73% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 111 110
Average daily rate £340 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% +109.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £36.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.00 £66.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Data Transformation
2 5 (83.33%) Teradata
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) ReportNet
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (50.00%) ReportNet
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cognos Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Transformation
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos
1 5 (83.33%) Teradata