The first table below looks at the demand for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 130 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing DTS 14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 1.52% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £268 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +19.65%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
758 461 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.04% 20.47% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 283 380
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 35
Average hourly rate £35.20 £29.63 £29.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% +1.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DTS
England

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DTS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 11 £440 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 2 £413 +54.20%
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) JBoss
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Ingres
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) QA
5 4 (19.05%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (19.05%) Dependency Management
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) JPA
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) Ingres
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL
5 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (14.29%) EDRMS
5 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) OLAP
7 1 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) JPA
4 3 (14.29%) Struts2
4 3 (14.29%) JRules
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) Struts
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) UML
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Use Case
2 4 (19.05%) User Stories
2 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
2 4 (19.05%) Dependency Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) VB6
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) JBoss
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) HP