The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 538 445 457
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +12
Contract jobs citing DTS 50 108 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.97% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 64 71
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£333 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- +72.83%
DTS
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10801 11090 10419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.40% 23.16% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7181 6996 6252
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 266
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in England

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in England

DTS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram in England

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in England

DTS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
London -1 20 £300 -42.85% 8
East of England -23 8 £475 +41.79%
South East -40 8 £300 -23.80% 4
South West - 5 £250 - 2
East Midlands -22 3 £388 +46.22%
West Midlands -10 2 £338 +14.40% 1
North West -15 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 2
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 121 (82.31%) SQL
2 116 (78.91%) SQL Server
3 95 (64.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 62 (42.18%) .NET
6 53 (36.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (31.97%) C#
8 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET
8 43 (29.25%) Windows
9 41 (27.89%) Microsoft
10 39 (26.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 39 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (24.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 35 (23.81%) XML
13 30 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (19.73%) VB.NET
15 27 (18.37%) VB
16 26 (17.69%) HTML
16 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (15.65%) Visual Studio
17 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
18 22 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (14.29%) Java
19 21 (14.29%) ETL
20 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
20 20 (13.61%) VB6
21 17 (11.56%) Migration
21 17 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
22 16 (10.88%) IIS
22 16 (10.88%) Finance

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (10.88%) IIS
2 14 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.76%) Documentum
4 6 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.72%) JBoss
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.36%) Kentico
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) LDAP
2 3 (2.04%) DHCP
2 3 (2.04%) FTP
2 3 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (78.91%) SQL Server
2 95 (64.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (36.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (26.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (24.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 30 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (8.84%) MySQL
10 12 (8.16%) Relational Database
11 9 (6.12%) OLAP
12 6 (4.08%) Data Mining
13 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.72%) IDOL
14 4 (2.72%) MS Access
14 4 (2.72%) MariaDB
14 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
15 3 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (15.65%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.44%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 16 (10.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (48.98%) Developer
2 32 (21.77%) DBA
3 26 (17.69%) SQL DBA
4 20 (13.61%) SQL Developer
4 20 (13.61%) Analyst
5 15 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Consultant
7 9 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (6.12%) .NET Designer
7 9 (6.12%) Designer
8 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Administrator
9 6 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Technical Support
11 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (2.72%) ETL Consultant
11 4 (2.72%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (42.18%) .NET
2 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET
3 35 (23.81%) XML
4 26 (17.69%) HTML
5 16 (10.88%) WCF
6 13 (8.84%) LINQ
7 11 (7.48%) Web Services
7 11 (7.48%) .NET Framework
7 11 (7.48%) COM+
8 8 (5.44%) CSS
8 8 (5.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 8 (5.44%) MDX
9 7 (4.76%) Spring
10 6 (4.08%) Spring MVC
10 6 (4.08%) J2EE
11 5 (3.40%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.72%) Ajax
12 4 (2.72%) Silverlight
12 4 (2.72%) DCOM
12 4 (2.72%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.48%) Replication
3 10 (6.80%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.80%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (6.12%) Clustering
5 4 (2.72%) NHS
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.36%) Equities
7 2 (1.36%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.36%) Derivative
7 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Windows
2 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.80%) UNIX
4 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.44%) Linux
5 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.40%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (14.29%) ETL
3 17 (11.56%) Migration
4 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (10.20%) Data Transformation
5 13 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (8.16%) MVC
7 11 (7.48%) Server Monitoring
8 10 (6.80%) Web Development
9 9 (6.12%) Project Management
9 9 (6.12%) CRM
10 8 (5.44%) ITIL
11 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.76%) Workflow
11 7 (4.76%) Change Management
11 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Database Security
12 6 (4.08%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (4.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 121 (82.31%) SQL
2 63 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 47 (31.97%) C#
4 29 (19.73%) VB.NET
5 27 (18.37%) VB
6 21 (14.29%) Java
7 20 (13.61%) VB6
8 13 (8.84%) VBScript
9 10 (6.80%) VBA
10 7 (4.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.72%) C
11 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.04%) ABAP
12 3 (2.04%) XPath
13 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.76%) MCITP
4 6 (4.08%) Degree
5 5 (3.40%) MCTS
6 4 (2.72%) MCDBA
7 3 (2.04%) MCT
7 3 (2.04%) MCSE
7 3 (2.04%) MCSA
8 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) WAI
3 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.68%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 41 (27.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) IBM
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) SAP
5 4 (2.72%) Meridio
6 3 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.36%) BMC
7 2 (1.36%) CA
7 2 (1.36%) Informatica
7 2 (1.36%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) Talend
8 1 (0.68%) Remedy
8 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
WA Consultants
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago