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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 528 434 415
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -19
Contract jobs citing DTS 51 118 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 1.11% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 77 62
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£350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £28.19 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.70% +21.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +25.28%
DTS
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10385 10662 9834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 22.77% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6700 6146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 243 238
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.00 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -11 15 £350 -17.64% 2
East of England -5 11 £388 +7.63% 1
South West -23 9 £313 +13.63%
West Midlands -10 7 £338 -25.00% 1
East Midlands -4 3 £388 +39.63% 1
South East -43 3 £260 -21.21% 2
North West -11 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 98 (86.73%) SQL
2 87 (76.99%) SQL Server
3 84 (74.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (47.79%) .NET
5 49 (43.36%) T-SQL
6 47 (41.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (33.63%) C#
8 36 (31.86%) ASP.NET
8 36 (31.86%) Microsoft
9 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (24.78%) XML
11 28 (24.78%) Windows
12 27 (23.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 24 (21.24%) VB.NET
13 24 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (18.58%) HTML
15 20 (17.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (15.93%) MVC
16 18 (15.93%) Data Transformation
17 17 (15.04%) Migration
18 16 (14.16%) WCF
19 15 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (13.27%) Finance
19 15 (13.27%) Java
19 15 (13.27%) Visual Studio
19 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
19 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (12.39%) ETL

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (8.85%) IIS
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) JBoss
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.77%) Kentico
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.77%) Documentum
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Exstream Dialogue
5 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.77%) Exstream
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) FTP
2 6 (5.31%) LDAP
3 4 (3.54%) HTTP
4 3 (2.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (76.99%) SQL Server
2 84 (74.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (41.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (23.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 15 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
7 15 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (8.85%) MySQL
10 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.54%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.54%) OLAP
10 4 (3.54%) MariaDB
10 4 (3.54%) QlikView
11 3 (2.65%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (2.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (2.65%) Cognos Transformer
11 3 (2.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (13.27%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.96%) ReSharper
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (5.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.77%) Subversion
6 2 (1.77%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Developer
3 18 (15.93%) DBA
4 14 (12.39%) SQL DBA
4 14 (12.39%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) .NET Designer
6 9 (7.96%) Designer
7 8 (7.08%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.19%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (6.19%) Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Database Developer
11 4 (3.54%) SQL Database Developer
12 3 (2.65%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.79%) .NET
2 36 (31.86%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.78%) XML
4 21 (18.58%) HTML
5 16 (14.16%) WCF
6 14 (12.39%) LINQ
7 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.73%) Web Services
8 7 (6.19%) Spring
8 7 (6.19%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (5.31%) Ajax
9 6 (5.31%) WinForms
9 6 (5.31%) Spring MVC
9 6 (5.31%) ADO.NET
9 6 (5.31%) DHTML
10 5 (4.42%) CSS
10 5 (4.42%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (3.54%) jQuery
11 4 (3.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Mainframe
3 10 (8.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (7.08%) Replication
5 5 (4.42%) Clustering
6 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.77%) CMDB
8 2 (1.77%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.77%) NHS
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.88%) Derivative
9 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) UNIX
2 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.42%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (15.93%) MVC
2 18 (15.93%) Data Transformation
3 17 (15.04%) Migration
4 14 (12.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (12.39%) ETL
4 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.85%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.96%) Database Tuning
8 8 (7.08%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.08%) OO
9 7 (6.19%) Workflow
9 7 (6.19%) Web Development
10 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.31%) Change Management
10 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 98 (86.73%) SQL
2 49 (43.36%) T-SQL
3 38 (33.63%) C#
4 24 (21.24%) VB.NET
5 15 (13.27%) Java
6 13 (11.50%) VB
7 10 (8.85%) VBScript
8 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.31%) VB6
10 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.42%) C
11 3 (2.65%) XPath
11 3 (2.65%) VBA
12 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
4 3 (2.65%) MCSA
4 3 (2.65%) MCT
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.65%) MCTS
4 3 (2.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) WAI
4 1 (0.88%) HL7
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.88%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (31.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) IBM
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) SAP
5 5 (4.42%) HP
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix
6 3 (2.65%) Cognos
7 2 (1.77%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.77%) Meridio
7 2 (1.77%) BMC
7 2 (1.77%) CA
8 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) Telerik
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