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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 135 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing DTS 11 2 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.084% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 0.40% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £155 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £195 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
737 494 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.29% 20.67% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 299 405
Average daily rate £358 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 54
Average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £17.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
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 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 6 £425 +142.85%
Hertfordshire - 4 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Suffolk - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) VB
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (25.00%) VB6
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) VBA
5 6 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.83%) Ingres
6 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (20.83%) Ingres
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) EDRMS
7 1 (4.17%) OLTP
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) OLAP
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) VB Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.50%) ETL Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) JRules
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) JPA
5 1 (4.17%) Struts2
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) Struts
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
5 1 (4.17%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (12.50%) User Stories
4 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Use Case
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
1 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
1 7 (29.17%) VB
2 6 (25.00%) VBA
2 6 (25.00%) VB6
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) ABAP
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) webMethods
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) HP