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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 193 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing DTS 7 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 1.12% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.19 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +39.20%
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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
1271 1699 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.53% 24.99% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1282 1104
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.53 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +84.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.15 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £151.85 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) C
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 4 (25.00%) Markit EDM
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) IBM
8 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
8 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
9 3 (18.75%) ETL
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) QlikView
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Designer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LINQ
1 4 (25.00%) WCF
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Equities
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ETL
1 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
1 3 (18.75%) Database Security
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle