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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 511 422 468
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +46
Contract jobs citing DTS 69 155 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 1.38% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 100 41
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£350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.66 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.66 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +1.42%
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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
10973 11243 9558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.67% 21.88% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7201 7163 5966
Average daily rate £403 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 180 197
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -3 40 £375 -16.66% 5
North West -13 10 £360 +35.75% 3
East Midlands +2 7 £400 +35.59% 1
South East -56 5 £313 +4.16%
North East +2 2 - - 1
South West -18 2 £600 +140.00%
East of England +7 1 £350 -17.64% 1
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
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UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 90 (79.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (77.88%) SQL Server
4 55 (48.67%) T-SQL
5 46 (40.71%) .NET
5 46 (40.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (31.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 34 (30.09%) C#
9 32 (28.32%) ETL
10 26 (23.01%) Windows
11 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET
12 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
12 23 (20.35%) Finance
13 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (19.47%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (16.81%) XML
14 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (15.93%) Banking
15 18 (15.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (15.04%) Migration
17 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (14.16%) VBScript
18 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (12.39%) VB
18 14 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (11.50%) QlikView
20 12 (10.62%) HTML
20 12 (10.62%) IIS
21 11 (9.73%) VB.NET

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (10.62%) IIS
2 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.77%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.77%) Eikon
3 2 (1.77%) Exstream
3 2 (1.77%) RMDS
3 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) FTP
2 4 (3.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) DHCP
3 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) WLAN
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (79.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 88 (77.88%) SQL Server
3 46 (40.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (31.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (19.47%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (15.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (11.50%) QlikView
10 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.54%) Cognos Transformer
12 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.65%) MS Access
14 2 (1.77%) Cognos Powerplay
14 2 (1.77%) Cognos Impromptu
14 2 (1.77%) OLAP
14 2 (1.77%) OLTP
14 2 (1.77%) ReportNet
14 2 (1.77%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.85%) Subversion
3 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.19%) JIRA
5 5 (4.42%) ReSharper
5 5 (4.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.54%) ClearCase
6 4 (3.54%) ClearQuest
6 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.65%) ERwin
7 3 (2.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Local Government
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Automotive
5 3 (2.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Front Office
6 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (53.10%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) SQL Developer
3 15 (13.27%) DBA
4 14 (12.39%) Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) SQL DBA
6 10 (8.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.31%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (5.31%) Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Server Support
9 5 (4.42%) Business Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Server Support Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Server Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.71%) .NET
2 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.81%) XML
4 12 (10.62%) HTML
5 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.96%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (7.08%) jQuery
8 6 (5.31%) Ajax
9 5 (4.42%) LINQ
9 5 (4.42%) COM+
9 5 (4.42%) Web Services
9 5 (4.42%) WinForms
9 5 (4.42%) DHTML
9 5 (4.42%) ADO.NET
10 4 (3.54%) JSON
10 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.54%) Kendo UI
10 4 (3.54%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.65%) Spring
12 2 (1.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Derivative
3 7 (6.19%) Equities
4 6 (5.31%) Replication
5 5 (4.42%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.54%) Clustering
6 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.65%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.65%) NHS
8 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.77%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (7.96%) UNIX
4 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) ETL
2 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (15.04%) Migration
4 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.73%) Incident Management
6 10 (8.85%) Change Management
6 10 (8.85%) MVC
6 10 (8.85%) OO
7 9 (7.96%) ITIL
7 9 (7.96%) OOP
7 9 (7.96%) Scrum
7 9 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.19%) Data Transformation
9 7 (6.19%) CRM
10 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.31%) Database Security
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (4.42%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (86.73%) SQL
2 55 (48.67%) T-SQL
3 34 (30.09%) C#
4 16 (14.16%) VBScript
5 14 (12.39%) VB
6 11 (9.73%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.08%) Java
7 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.31%) VB6
9 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.42%) Perl
10 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.65%) VBA
11 3 (2.65%) Python
12 2 (1.77%) C
13 1 (0.88%) XPath
13 1 (0.88%) X++
13 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) MCAD
1 4 (3.54%) MCSD
1 4 (3.54%) MCDBA
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.77%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.77%) Control-M
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Cognos
4 5 (4.42%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.42%) HP
4 5 (4.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.54%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) Telerik
6 3 (2.65%) Progress
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.77%) CA
7 2 (1.77%) Reuters
7 2 (1.77%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.77%) Teradata
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) BMC
8 1 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) Siebel
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