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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 547 463 459
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -4
Contract jobs citing DTS 53 108 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 0.99% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 61 62
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£300 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
10778 10946 10822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.29% 22.81% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7113 6898 6426
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 213 286
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.80 £47.05 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 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 21 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 -13 23 £300 -42.85% 4
South East -42 9 £300 -21.31% 3
East of England -19 8 £475 +35.71%
South West - 3 £200 - 2
West Midlands -14 2 £338 -12.33% 2
North West -17 2 - - 4
East Midlands -20 2 £388 +46.22%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 124 (80.52%) SQL
2 121 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 97 (62.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 63 (40.91%) .NET
6 53 (34.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (31.17%) C#
7 48 (31.17%) Windows
8 45 (29.22%) ASP.NET
9 44 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 41 (26.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 40 (25.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 36 (23.38%) XML
13 34 (22.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 30 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (18.83%) VB.NET
16 27 (17.53%) VB
17 26 (16.88%) HTML
18 25 (16.23%) Visual Studio
19 24 (15.58%) ETL
19 24 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
20 22 (14.29%) Java
20 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 22 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 20 (12.99%) VB6
22 19 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
23 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
24 17 (11.04%) Finance
25 16 (10.39%) WCF

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (10.39%) IIS
1 16 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.55%) Documentum
4 4 (2.60%) JBoss
4 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.30%) Kentico
5 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.74%) LDAP
2 4 (2.60%) DHCP
3 3 (1.95%) FTP
3 3 (1.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 97 (62.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (34.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (26.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (25.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (22.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 30 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (8.44%) MySQL
11 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
12 11 (7.14%) OLAP
13 6 (3.90%) Data Mining
14 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.25%) IDOL
15 4 (2.60%) MS Access
15 4 (2.60%) MariaDB
15 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
16 3 (1.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.19%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.95%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.65%) Toad
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
3 7 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (48.70%) Developer
2 32 (20.78%) DBA
3 26 (16.88%) SQL DBA
4 21 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 21 (13.64%) Analyst
5 14 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Consultant
7 9 (5.84%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (5.84%) .NET Designer
7 9 (5.84%) Designer
8 8 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Administrator
11 5 (3.25%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Database Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Senior DBA
12 4 (2.60%) SQL Database Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (40.91%) .NET
2 45 (29.22%) ASP.NET
3 36 (23.38%) XML
4 26 (16.88%) HTML
5 16 (10.39%) WCF
6 13 (8.44%) LINQ
6 13 (8.44%) Web Services
7 12 (7.79%) .NET Framework
8 11 (7.14%) COM+
9 10 (6.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 8 (5.19%) MDX
10 8 (5.19%) CSS
11 7 (4.55%) J2EE
11 7 (4.55%) Spring
12 6 (3.90%) Spring MVC
13 5 (3.25%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.60%) Ajax
14 4 (2.60%) Silverlight
14 4 (2.60%) SOAP
14 4 (2.60%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Replication
3 10 (6.49%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (5.84%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) NHS
5 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.95%) Equities
6 3 (1.95%) Derivative
7 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.17%) Windows
2 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (7.14%) UNIX
4 9 (5.84%) Linux
5 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.25%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.58%) ETL
1 24 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (9.74%) Migration
3 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.74%) Data Transformation
4 13 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (7.79%) MVC
6 11 (7.14%) Web Development
6 11 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
7 10 (6.49%) Project Management
8 9 (5.84%) ITIL
8 9 (5.84%) CRM
8 9 (5.84%) Change Management
9 8 (5.19%) Workflow
9 8 (5.19%) Database Security
10 7 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (80.52%) SQL
2 66 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 48 (31.17%) C#
4 29 (18.83%) VB.NET
5 27 (17.53%) VB
6 22 (14.29%) Java
7 20 (12.99%) VB6
8 13 (8.44%) VBScript
9 10 (6.49%) VBA
10 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.60%) C
11 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.95%) ABAP
12 3 (1.95%) XPath
13 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.55%) MCITP
4 6 (3.90%) Degree
5 5 (3.25%) MCTS
6 4 (2.60%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.95%) MCT
7 3 (1.95%) MCSE
7 3 (1.95%) MCSA
8 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.30%) WAI
3 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.65%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) SCOM
2 2 (1.30%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 44 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) IBM
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle
4 7 (4.55%) SAP
5 5 (3.25%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.25%) Meridio
6 3 (1.95%) CA
7 2 (1.30%) Informatica
7 2 (1.30%) Tableau
7 2 (1.30%) BMC
8 1 (0.65%) Talend
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
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