The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 189 198 218
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Contract jobs citing DTS 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 0.74% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1409 1355 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.17% 22.91% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 1004 1279
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £24.40 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £47.07 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DTS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (89.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
6 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (37.93%) TeamCity
7 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
7 11 (37.93%) Project Management
7 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
8 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (34.48%) EDRMS
8 10 (34.48%) webMethods
8 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
8 10 (34.48%) Java
8 10 (34.48%) Puppet
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (34.48%) JRules
9 9 (31.03%) Windows
10 8 (27.59%) OO
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (24.14%) SOA
11 7 (24.14%) Middleware
11 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (24.14%) SSADM
11 7 (24.14%) UML

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) RMDS
1 2 (6.90%) Eikon
2 1 (3.45%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (34.48%) EDRMS
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.90%) ProClarity
9 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.45%) OLAP
10 1 (3.45%) MS Access
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) TeamCity
2 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.45%) Moq
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) ERwin
3 1 (3.45%) Log4Net
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DBA
2 10 (34.48%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Market Data Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Market Data Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) JRules
3 7 (24.14%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.45%) MDX
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Replication
1 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
5 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (27.59%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) SSADM
4 7 (24.14%) SOA
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
4 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
4 7 (24.14%) Coaching
4 7 (24.14%) Time Management
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
1 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.90%) Red Gate
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Reuters
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Progress
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau