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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 518 446 439
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -7
Contract jobs citing DTS 56 114 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 1.05% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 73
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £261 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +72.83%
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
10421 10841 10234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.33% 22.91% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7015 6871 6253
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 240 263
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 21 £300 -29.41% 8
East of England -7 8 £463 +38.05%
South West -24 8 £300 - 3
West Midlands -17 6 £338 -25.04%
South East -30 4 £300 -14.28% 1
North West -8 3 - - 3
East Midlands -10 3 £388 +43.51% 2
Yorkshire - - - - 5
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 114 (89.76%) SQL
2 101 (79.53%) SQL Server
3 91 (71.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (44.88%) .NET
5 55 (43.31%) T-SQL
6 52 (40.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (33.86%) C#
8 41 (32.28%) ASP.NET
8 41 (32.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
10 35 (27.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (25.20%) Windows
12 31 (24.41%) XML
13 28 (22.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 26 (20.47%) VB.NET
14 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (17.32%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (17.32%) HTML
16 21 (16.54%) Java
16 21 (16.54%) VB
16 21 (16.54%) Visual Studio
16 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (15.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (14.17%) Finance
18 18 (14.17%) Migration
18 18 (14.17%) ETL
19 17 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (13.39%) Data Transformation
20 16 (12.60%) WCF
21 15 (11.81%) IIS

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 15 (11.81%) IIS
2 10 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Documentum
4 5 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.15%) JBoss
6 2 (1.57%) Exstream Dialogue
6 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.57%) CMS
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.57%) Kentico
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.57%) Exstream
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) LDAP
2 3 (2.36%) DHCP
2 3 (2.36%) FTP
2 3 (2.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (79.53%) SQL Server
2 91 (71.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (40.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (32.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (27.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (22.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (15.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (10.24%) MySQL
9 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.51%) OLAP
12 5 (3.94%) Data Mining
13 4 (3.15%) QlikView
13 4 (3.15%) MS Access
13 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.15%) MariaDB
14 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
14 3 (2.36%) Neo4j
14 3 (2.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (16.54%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (6.30%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.57%) Subversion
5 2 (1.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.79%) Toad
6 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Publishing
5 2 (1.57%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (54.33%) Developer
2 27 (21.26%) DBA
3 21 (16.54%) SQL Developer
3 21 (16.54%) SQL DBA
4 16 (12.60%) Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.09%) .NET Designer
6 9 (7.09%) Designer
7 8 (6.30%) Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.51%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.51%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Administrator
9 5 (3.94%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Database Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Database Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.88%) .NET
2 41 (32.28%) ASP.NET
3 31 (24.41%) XML
4 22 (17.32%) HTML
5 16 (12.60%) WCF
6 13 (10.24%) LINQ
7 10 (7.87%) COM+
8 7 (5.51%) Web Services
8 7 (5.51%) Spring
8 7 (5.51%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.51%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 6 (4.72%) Spring MVC
9 6 (4.72%) MDX
10 5 (3.94%) CSS
10 5 (3.94%) Silverlight
10 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.36%) HTML5
11 3 (2.36%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.36%) REST
11 3 (2.36%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (7.87%) Mainframe
3 9 (7.09%) Replication
4 7 (5.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.57%) Equities
7 2 (1.57%) Derivative
7 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.20%) Windows
2 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (7.09%) UNIX
4 5 (3.94%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.94%) Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (14.17%) Migration
2 18 (14.17%) ETL
3 17 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (13.39%) Data Transformation
4 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (9.45%) MVC
7 9 (7.09%) Web Development
8 8 (6.30%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (6.30%) CRM
9 7 (5.51%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.51%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.72%) OO
10 6 (4.72%) Workflow
10 6 (4.72%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.72%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.72%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.94%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 114 (89.76%) SQL
2 55 (43.31%) T-SQL
3 43 (33.86%) C#
4 26 (20.47%) VB.NET
5 21 (16.54%) Java
5 21 (16.54%) VB
6 14 (11.02%) VB6
7 11 (8.66%) VBScript
8 6 (4.72%) VBA
8 6 (4.72%) C
8 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.36%) XPath
11 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) Degree
4 4 (3.15%) MCITP
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.36%) MCSE
5 3 (2.36%) MCSA
5 3 (2.36%) MCT
5 3 (2.36%) MCTS
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) WAI
3 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) IBM
3 9 (7.09%) Oracle
4 7 (5.51%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) Cognos
5 3 (2.36%) Meridio
6 2 (1.57%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.57%) HP
6 2 (1.57%) BMC
6 2 (1.57%) CA
7 1 (0.79%) Talend
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.79%) Remedy
7 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £28000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: £700 - 800 per day + + Expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton
WA Consultants
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Taunton
WA Consultants
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago