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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 175 190 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing DTS 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 0.69% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £351 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £606 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +52.68%
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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
1184 1302 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.38% 22.55% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 947 1044
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.12 £36.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% -30.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £29.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £151.75 £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (52.94%) ETL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (29.41%) Database Security
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) QlikView
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) C
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
10 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (17.65%) Replication
10 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
10 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
11 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
11 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) QlikView
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) DB2
8 1 (5.88%) MySQL
8 1 (5.88%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) ERwin
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Server Support
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Server Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Database Security
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Infragistics