The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 598 512 456
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -56
Contract jobs citing DTS 15 93 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.82% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 68 92
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £600 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.66 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.66 -
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
10748 11405 10905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.83% 23.16% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7416 7570 7043
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 164 186
Median hourly rate £32.66 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -21 5 £413 +32.00% 3
East Midlands +5 3 £288 -28.12%
London -47 3 £300 -27.92% 2
East of England 0 2 £375 -0.66% 2
South West -7 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DTS.

1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
3 27 (65.85%) SQL
4 20 (48.78%) .NET
5 18 (43.90%) T-SQL
5 18 (43.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (41.46%) Migration
7 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
7 12 (29.27%) Web Services
7 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (26.83%) C#
8 11 (26.83%) VBScript
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (19.51%) XML
10 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) CRM
11 7 (17.07%) IIS
11 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.07%) High Availability
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (14.63%) Clustering
12 6 (14.63%) Project Management

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP CRM
1 4 (9.76%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.88%) OLAP
8 2 (4.88%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) DBA
2 12 (29.27%) SQL DBA
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) SSIS Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Developer
5 6 (14.63%) SSRS Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
6 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Production DBA
7 4 (9.76%) AS400 Support
8 3 (7.32%) Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Database Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) Web Services
3 8 (19.51%) XML
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.20%) HTML
7 4 (9.76%) EDI
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
7 4 (9.76%) REST
7 4 (9.76%) SAP XI
7 4 (9.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.88%) MDX
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Tika
9 1 (2.44%) CSS
9 1 (2.44%) Itk
9 1 (2.44%) JMS
9 1 (2.44%) JMX
9 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) AS400
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) iSeries
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) CRM
3 7 (17.07%) High Availability
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.20%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
6 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) EAI
6 4 (9.76%) ERP
6 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow
7 3 (7.32%) Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) SDLC
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) T-SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) C#
4 11 (26.83%) VBScript
5 6 (14.63%) VB
6 5 (12.20%) Java
6 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.76%) RPG
7 4 (9.76%) RPG IV
7 4 (9.76%) XPath
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) Python
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) Informatica
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Cognos
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Sun
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec