The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 469 421 427
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +6
Contract jobs citing DTS 97 118 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 1.16% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 81
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10534 10143 11098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 21.77% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6633 6322 6680
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 201 278
Average hourly rate £28.99 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DTS
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 37 £365 -8.75% 5
South East -25 24 £225 -43.75% 3
East of England -13 11 £400 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire -3 6 £338 +50.33% 1
South West -25 6 £250 +11.11%
North West -7 2 - - 4
West Midlands -20 2 £319 -25.00% 1
East Midlands 0 1 - - 2
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 177 (71.66%) SQL
2 175 (70.85%) SQL Server
3 151 (61.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (43.72%) T-SQL
5 85 (34.41%) .NET
6 81 (32.79%) Windows
7 76 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (25.91%) ASP.NET
8 64 (25.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 64 (25.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 61 (24.70%) Microsoft
10 60 (24.29%) C#
11 53 (21.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 52 (21.05%) ETL
13 42 (17.00%) MS Excel
14 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (14.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (14.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (14.17%) XML
17 34 (13.77%) VB
18 33 (13.36%) VB.NET
18 33 (13.36%) Java
19 32 (12.96%) Finance
20 30 (12.15%) LDAP
21 28 (11.34%) Web Services
22 27 (10.93%) Visual Studio
22 27 (10.93%) VB6
22 27 (10.93%) Security Cleared
23 26 (10.53%) SC Cleared
23 26 (10.53%) Change Management

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.29%) IIS
2 18 (7.29%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.48%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (6.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.83%) Documentum
6 4 (1.62%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 42 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.07%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.15%) LDAP
2 6 (2.43%) DHCP
3 3 (1.21%) Intranet
4 2 (0.81%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (70.85%) SQL Server
2 151 (61.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (25.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (25.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 53 (21.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 37 (14.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (14.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (9.31%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (8.91%) OLAP
9 13 (5.26%) Data Mining
10 9 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.64%) IDOL
11 7 (2.83%) MySQL
12 6 (2.43%) Ingres
13 5 (2.02%) EDRMS
13 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (10.93%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.43%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) Toad
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (12.96%) Finance
2 16 (6.48%) Banking
3 10 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.64%) Marketing
5 6 (2.43%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (42.51%) Developer
2 49 (19.84%) DBA
3 47 (19.03%) Analyst
4 45 (18.22%) SQL DBA
5 37 (14.98%) SQL Developer
6 16 (6.48%) SharePoint Developer
6 16 (6.48%) Consultant
6 16 (6.48%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.07%) Deployment Analyst
8 12 (4.86%) Configuration Analyst
9 11 (4.45%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.45%) Architect
10 9 (3.64%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.83%) C# Developer
12 7 (2.83%) Administrator
13 6 (2.43%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.43%) Systems Support
13 6 (2.43%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (34.41%) .NET
2 64 (25.91%) ASP.NET
3 35 (14.17%) XML
4 28 (11.34%) Web Services
5 24 (9.72%) HTML
6 18 (7.29%) J2EE
6 18 (7.29%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 15 (6.07%) SOAP
9 11 (4.45%) COM+
10 10 (4.05%) MDX
11 9 (3.64%) WCF
11 9 (3.64%) CSS
12 8 (3.24%) LINQ
13 6 (2.43%) jQuery
13 6 (2.43%) JRules
14 5 (2.02%) Silverlight
15 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.50%) NHS
2 19 (7.69%) Clustering
3 16 (6.48%) Replication
4 14 (5.67%) Derivative
5 9 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.64%) Equities
6 8 (3.24%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) PKI
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Open Source
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.79%) Windows
2 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (7.69%) UNIX
4 17 (6.88%) Linux
5 13 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.86%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.86%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.05%) ETL
2 26 (10.53%) Change Management
3 25 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (7.29%) Project Management
6 18 (7.29%) Software Deployment
7 16 (6.48%) Migration
8 15 (6.07%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.07%) Database Security
9 14 (5.67%) Web Development
10 13 (5.26%) ITIL
10 13 (5.26%) CRM
10 13 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.86%) Data Transformation
12 11 (4.45%) MVC
13 10 (4.05%) Workflow
13 10 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.05%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.05%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (71.66%) SQL
2 108 (43.72%) T-SQL
3 60 (24.29%) C#
4 34 (13.77%) VB
5 33 (13.36%) VB.NET
5 33 (13.36%) Java
6 27 (10.93%) VB6
7 14 (5.67%) VBA
8 13 (5.26%) VBScript
9 8 (3.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.02%) XPath
11 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.21%) ABAP
12 2 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 27 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.83%) MCITP
4 7 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.43%) MCTS
5 6 (2.43%) Degree
6 5 (2.02%) MCSE
7 4 (1.62%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.21%) MCT
8 3 (1.21%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.40%) VCP5
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.45%) QA
2 7 (2.83%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) HL7
4 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.02%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (2.43%) Unicenter
2 5 (2.02%) Puppet
2 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 61 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.26%) Oracle
3 9 (3.64%) IBM
3 9 (3.64%) Meridio
4 8 (3.24%) SAP
5 7 (2.83%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.83%) CA
5 7 (2.83%) VMware
6 6 (2.43%) JBoss
7 5 (2.02%) webMethods
8 4 (1.62%) CommVault
9 3 (1.21%) Informatica
9 3 (1.21%) Tableau
10 2 (0.81%) BMC
10 2 (0.81%) Cognos
11 1 (0.40%) Sun
11 1 (0.40%) HP
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) Reuters
11 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
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