The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 58 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DTS 5 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% - 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% - 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£260 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +17.06%
DTS
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 101 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.52% 16.42% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 56 121
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DTS across the Hertfordshire region.

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DTS across the Hertfordshire region.

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DTS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
DTS
East of England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) FTP
2 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (83.33%) ADO.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) DHTML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) WinForms
1 5 (83.33%) ADO.NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) DHTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft