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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 506 454 455
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Contract jobs citing DTS 66 99 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 75
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£305 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £239 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
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
10606 10914 11307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.63% 22.64% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6925 6555
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 183 294
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £17.00 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +14 29 £310 -31.11% 3
South East -25 14 £228 -43.12% 1
East of England -20 9 £415 +27.69% 4
North West -2 3 - - 5
Yorkshire -1 2 £225 -8.16% 4
South West -21 2 £206 -36.53%
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -19 1 £363 -23.68%
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 149 (76.80%) SQL
2 144 (74.23%) SQL Server
3 116 (59.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (47.42%) T-SQL
5 73 (37.63%) .NET
6 67 (34.54%) Windows
7 64 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (29.90%) C#
9 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET
9 57 (29.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 54 (27.84%) Microsoft
11 43 (22.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (21.65%) SQL Server 2000
13 37 (19.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (19.07%) XML
14 35 (18.04%) MS Excel
14 35 (18.04%) VB.NET
15 31 (15.98%) ETL
15 31 (15.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (14.95%) Visual Studio
16 29 (14.95%) VB
17 27 (13.92%) HTML
17 27 (13.92%) LDAP
18 25 (12.89%) Java
18 25 (12.89%) VB6
18 25 (12.89%) Security Cleared
19 23 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (11.86%) Finance
19 23 (11.86%) SharePoint
19 23 (11.86%) Web Services

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.25%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (8.25%) IIS
3 13 (6.70%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.61%) Documentum
6 1 (0.52%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 35 (18.04%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.92%) LDAP
2 4 (2.06%) DHCP
3 3 (1.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (74.23%) SQL Server
2 116 (59.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (29.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (22.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (21.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 31 (15.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (11.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (10.31%) OLAP
11 11 (5.67%) MySQL
12 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
13 8 (4.12%) IDOL
14 7 (3.61%) Data Mining
15 5 (2.58%) Ingres
15 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
16 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (1.55%) MariaDB
17 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
17 3 (1.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 29 (14.95%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (4.12%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.55%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.52%) Toad
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Marketing
3 8 (4.12%) Banking
4 7 (3.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (46.39%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) DBA
3 34 (17.53%) SQL DBA
4 28 (14.43%) Analyst
5 23 (11.86%) SQL Developer
6 19 (9.79%) .NET Developer
7 16 (8.25%) SharePoint Developer
8 12 (6.19%) Consultant
9 10 (5.15%) Deployment Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Designer
10 9 (4.64%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (4.64%) .NET Designer
11 8 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Administrator
13 6 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (2.58%) Technical Support
14 5 (2.58%) Project Manager
14 5 (2.58%) Java Developer
14 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (2.58%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.63%) .NET
2 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET
3 37 (19.07%) XML
4 27 (13.92%) HTML
5 23 (11.86%) Web Services
6 16 (8.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 15 (7.73%) .NET Framework
7 15 (7.73%) WCF
8 13 (6.70%) J2EE
8 13 (6.70%) LINQ
9 11 (5.67%) COM+
10 10 (5.15%) SOAP
11 9 (4.64%) MDX
12 7 (3.61%) CSS
13 5 (2.58%) jQuery
13 5 (2.58%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.58%) Spring
14 4 (2.06%) WinForms
14 4 (2.06%) Silverlight
14 4 (2.06%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Clustering
2 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Replication
4 10 (5.15%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (4.64%) NHS
6 6 (3.09%) Derivative
7 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.58%) Equities
8 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Open Source
9 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Firmware
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.54%) Windows
2 37 (19.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (8.25%) UNIX
4 14 (7.22%) Linux
5 12 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.64%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.64%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.98%) ETL
2 23 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (9.28%) Change Management
4 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.73%) Data Transformation
5 15 (7.73%) Database Security
5 15 (7.73%) Migration
6 14 (7.22%) Web Development
6 14 (7.22%) Project Management
7 13 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.70%) MVC
8 12 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.67%) ITIL
10 10 (5.15%) Workflow
10 10 (5.15%) Server Monitoring
11 9 (4.64%) CRM
12 8 (4.12%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (3.61%) Software Deployment
13 7 (3.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 149 (76.80%) SQL
2 92 (47.42%) T-SQL
3 58 (29.90%) C#
4 35 (18.04%) VB.NET
5 29 (14.95%) VB
6 25 (12.89%) Java
6 25 (12.89%) VB6
7 13 (6.70%) VBScript
8 12 (6.19%) VBA
9 6 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.55%) C
11 3 (1.55%) ABAP
11 3 (1.55%) XPath
12 2 (1.03%) Perl
13 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (12.89%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.61%) MCITP
4 7 (3.61%) Degree
5 5 (2.58%) MCTS
6 4 (2.06%) MCSE
6 4 (2.06%) MCDBA
6 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) MCT
7 3 (1.55%) MCSA
8 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.52%) VCP5
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (3.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) HL7
3 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.03%) LiteSpeed
1 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) vSphere
2 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.67%) IBM
2 11 (5.67%) Oracle
3 8 (4.12%) Meridio
4 7 (3.61%) SAP
5 6 (3.09%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.06%) CA
7 3 (1.55%) Tableau
7 3 (1.55%) JBoss
8 2 (1.03%) VMware
8 2 (1.03%) BMC
8 2 (1.03%) Informatica
9 1 (0.52%) Talend
9 1 (0.52%) Cognos
9 1 (0.52%) Reuters
9 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.52%) Remedy
9 1 (0.52%) CommVault
9 1 (0.52%) Sun
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix
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