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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 509 446 449
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +3
Contract jobs citing DTS 74 111 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.03% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 74
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£313 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £222 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +141.07%
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
10920 10751 11270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.43% 22.09% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6859 6790 6706
Average daily rate £400 £398 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 188 279
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £51.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +15 33 £365 -16.57% 6
South East -23 18 £225 -43.75% 5
East of England -31 6 £400 +45.45%
South West -35 4 £225 - 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £275 +19.56% 3
North West -2 2 - - 4
East Midlands -5 1 - - 2
West Midlands -23 1 £363 -23.68% 1
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 158 (74.88%) SQL Server
2 157 (74.41%) SQL
3 128 (60.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (45.97%) T-SQL
5 75 (35.55%) .NET
6 72 (34.12%) Windows
7 67 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (28.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 59 (27.96%) ASP.NET
10 58 (27.49%) C#
11 57 (27.01%) Microsoft
12 55 (26.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (21.80%) SQL Server 2000
14 40 (18.96%) ETL
15 38 (18.01%) MS Excel
16 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 35 (16.59%) XML
18 34 (16.11%) VB.NET
19 33 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
20 31 (14.69%) VB
21 28 (13.27%) Visual Studio
21 28 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 27 (12.80%) LDAP
22 27 (12.80%) Finance
22 27 (12.80%) VB6
23 25 (11.85%) Web Services
23 25 (11.85%) Security Cleared
24 24 (11.37%) HTML
24 24 (11.37%) SharePoint
25 23 (10.90%) Java

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (11.37%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (7.58%) IIS
3 15 (7.11%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.32%) Documentum
6 2 (0.95%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 38 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.80%) LDAP
2 4 (1.90%) DHCP
3 3 (1.42%) Intranet
4 2 (0.95%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (74.88%) SQL Server
2 128 (60.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (28.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (26.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (21.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 33 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (10.43%) OLAP
9 22 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (5.21%) Data Mining
11 9 (4.27%) IDOL
12 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.84%) MySQL
13 6 (2.84%) Ingres
14 5 (2.37%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.90%) OLTP
16 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
16 3 (1.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (3.32%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.42%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.47%) Toad
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (12.80%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) Marketing
4 7 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (42.18%) Developer
2 42 (19.91%) DBA
3 38 (18.01%) SQL DBA
4 36 (17.06%) Analyst
5 24 (11.37%) SQL Developer
6 16 (7.58%) SharePoint Developer
6 16 (7.58%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Consultant
7 12 (5.69%) Deployment Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (3.79%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.79%) Architect
10 7 (3.32%) .NET Designer
10 7 (3.32%) Configuration Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) Designer
10 7 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.84%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (2.84%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) VB Developer
11 6 (2.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.55%) .NET
2 59 (27.96%) ASP.NET
3 35 (16.59%) XML
4 25 (11.85%) Web Services
5 24 (11.37%) HTML
6 17 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 16 (7.58%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 15 (7.11%) J2EE
9 12 (5.69%) SOAP
10 11 (5.21%) COM+
11 10 (4.74%) WCF
12 9 (4.27%) LINQ
12 9 (4.27%) MDX
13 6 (2.84%) CSS
14 5 (2.37%) jQuery
15 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (1.90%) WinForms
15 4 (1.90%) DCOM
15 4 (1.90%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.06%) Clustering
2 14 (6.64%) Replication
2 14 (6.64%) NHS
3 10 (4.74%) Derivative
3 10 (4.74%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (2.84%) Equities
6 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.12%) Windows
2 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (6.64%) UNIX
4 13 (6.16%) Linux
4 13 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.74%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.96%) ETL
2 22 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (9.95%) Change Management
4 19 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.06%) Project Management
6 15 (7.11%) Database Security
6 15 (7.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (6.16%) CRM
7 13 (6.16%) Migration
7 13 (6.16%) Web Development
8 12 (5.69%) MVC
8 12 (5.69%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.21%) Software Deployment
9 11 (5.21%) Data Transformation
9 11 (5.21%) Waterfall
10 10 (4.74%) Server Monitoring
10 10 (4.74%) Workflow
10 10 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.74%) ITIL
11 8 (3.79%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 157 (74.41%) SQL
2 97 (45.97%) T-SQL
3 58 (27.49%) C#
4 34 (16.11%) VB.NET
5 31 (14.69%) VB
6 27 (12.80%) VB6
7 23 (10.90%) Java
8 14 (6.64%) VBA
9 13 (6.16%) VBScript
10 7 (3.32%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.90%) XPath
12 3 (1.42%) C
12 3 (1.42%) ABAP
12 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.95%) Perl
13 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.32%) MCITP
4 7 (3.32%) Degree
5 6 (2.84%) MCTS
6 5 (2.37%) MCSE
7 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.42%) MCT
8 3 (1.42%) MCSA
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) ISEB
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) QA
2 7 (3.32%) SLA
3 3 (1.42%) HL7
4 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.42%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.74%) IBM
3 9 (4.27%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) Meridio
4 8 (3.79%) SAP
5 6 (2.84%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.37%) CA
7 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 3 (1.42%) Tableau
8 2 (0.95%) BMC
8 2 (0.95%) CommVault
8 2 (0.95%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) webMethods
9 1 (0.47%) Reuters
9 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.47%) Remedy
9 1 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix
9 1 (0.47%) Sun
9 1 (0.47%) Cognos
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