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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 175 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing DTS 11 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 1.17% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £473 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +17.06%
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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
1149 1450 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 24.25% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1077 1085
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) ETL
8 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) C
8 5 (33.33%) Database Security
9 4 (26.67%) Markit EDM
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (26.67%) Banking
9 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (20.00%) QlikView
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Data Management
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (20.00%) Replication
10 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) QlikView
8 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (6.67%) DB2
9 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Database Security
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) XPath
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
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