The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 386 405 382
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing DTS 29 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.47% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 35
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£310 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £199 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
DTS
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5468 5759 5528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.37% 22.95% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3760 3973 3653
Average daily rate £445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 65
Average hourly rate £29.24 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £59.87 £43.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in London

DTS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram in London

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in London

DTS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
City of London +25 9 £375 +63.93% 1
Uxbridge - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (94.20%) SQL
1 65 (94.20%) SQL Server
1 65 (94.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 38 (55.07%) T-SQL
3 35 (50.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (46.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (27.54%) .NET
7 18 (26.09%) C#
7 18 (26.09%) ETL
8 17 (24.64%) Finance
8 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.74%) WCF
10 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
11 13 (18.84%) LINQ
11 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
12 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (15.94%) Data Transformation
13 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (14.49%) Markit EDM
14 10 (14.49%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (14.49%) Server Monitoring
14 10 (14.49%) IBM
14 10 (14.49%) Mainframe

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (94.20%) SQL Server
1 65 (94.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (50.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (46.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (11.59%) Data Mining
9 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.25%) MySQL
11 4 (5.80%) OLAP
12 3 (4.35%) OLTP
12 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
12 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.35%) SAP HANA
13 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.59%) ReSharper
3 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.45%) Toad
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Marketing
4 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) DBA
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Developer
4 14 (20.29%) SQL DBA
5 9 (13.04%) .NET Designer
5 9 (13.04%) Designer
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior DBA
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Trainer
10 2 (2.90%) Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) WCF
3 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
4 13 (18.84%) LINQ
5 8 (11.59%) XML
6 7 (10.14%) MDX
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.35%) HTML
9 2 (2.90%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.90%) JRules
9 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.90%) HTML5
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.45%) jQuery
10 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Mainframe
2 10 (14.49%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (11.59%) Replication
4 7 (10.14%) Derivative
5 6 (8.70%) Clustering
6 5 (7.25%) Equities
7 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.45%) Open Source
9 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ETL
2 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) Data Transformation
5 10 (14.49%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (10.14%) Database Security
6 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.14%) Migration
7 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL
8 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Investment Management
8 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.35%) OO
10 3 (4.35%) Time Management
10 3 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 65 (94.20%) SQL
2 38 (55.07%) T-SQL
3 18 (26.09%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.35%) XPath
6 2 (2.90%) C
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.14%) MCITP
2 5 (7.25%) MCTS
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.35%) MCT
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.45%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Tableau
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) BMC
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Reuters
5 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
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