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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 190 221 207
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing DTS 9 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.37% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £229 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -46.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
1316 1629 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.35% 22.63% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1228 1146
Average daily rate £433 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £27.97 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -13.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 September 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 September 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) ETL
5 7 (36.84%) Markit EDM
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) Data Mining
7 5 (26.32%) MDX
7 5 (26.32%) Derivative
7 5 (26.32%) Equities
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (21.05%) LINQ
8 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) XPath

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (31.58%) Data Mining
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) OLAP
6 2 (10.53%) OLTP
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
3 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Designer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) MDX
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) LINQ
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
1 5 (26.32%) Equities
2 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) XPath
6 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau