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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 400 385 399
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing DTS 24 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 18
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£400 £325 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 - £35.00
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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
5611 5583 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.69% 23.04% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3976 3754 4017
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.59 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
City of London +9 7 £325 -13.33%
Croydon - 1 £215 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 74 (88.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 59 (70.24%) SQL
4 49 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 39 (46.43%) .NET
7 34 (40.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
9 27 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (30.95%) C#
11 25 (29.76%) Windows
12 23 (27.38%) Finance
13 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (21.43%) Replication
16 17 (20.24%) Change Management
16 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
17 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (19.05%) Java
18 15 (17.86%) Project Management
18 15 (17.86%) Migration
19 14 (16.67%) SOA
19 14 (16.67%) TeamCity
20 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (15.48%) ETL
21 12 (14.29%) webMethods
21 12 (14.29%) EDRMS
21 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
21 12 (14.29%) OO

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (13.10%) IIS
2 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.38%) Eikon
2 2 (2.38%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (88.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 49 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (40.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (14.29%) EDRMS
8 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (8.33%) ProClarity
11 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
12 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (4.76%) MS Access
13 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.38%) QlikView
14 2 (2.38%) OLAP
15 1 (1.19%) MySQL
15 1 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.95%) JIRA
5 5 (5.95%) Subversion
6 3 (3.57%) Maven
6 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.38%) Log4Net
7 2 (2.38%) NUnit
7 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (2.38%) Moq
7 2 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.19%) ERwin
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Front Office
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) DBA
3 18 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 14 (16.67%) Architect
5 13 (15.48%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (13.10%) SQL Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Analyst
8 8 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.14%) Administrator
10 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (4.76%) ETL Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (3.57%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) JRules
3 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.33%) Middleware
5 6 (7.14%) XML
6 4 (4.76%) Web Services
6 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.57%) jQuery
7 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET
7 3 (3.57%) Spring
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.38%) JSON
8 2 (2.38%) FpML
8 2 (2.38%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) WPF
8 2 (2.38%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.38%) CSS
8 2 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Replication
2 10 (11.90%) Derivative
3 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (10.71%) Equities
4 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.14%) Clustering
6 4 (4.76%) NHS
7 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.19%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.19%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Change Management
3 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (17.86%) Project Management
4 15 (17.86%) Migration
5 14 (16.67%) SOA
6 13 (15.48%) ETL
6 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 12 (14.29%) OO
8 11 (13.10%) ITIL
8 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.10%) Scrum
9 10 (11.90%) UML
10 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.71%) DevOps
11 8 (9.52%) SDLC
11 8 (9.52%) Coaching
11 8 (9.52%) Investment Management
11 8 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (70.24%) SQL
2 42 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 26 (30.95%) C#
4 16 (19.05%) Java
5 12 (14.29%) VB
6 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.57%) VBA
8 3 (3.57%) Python
8 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.57%) VBScript
9 2 (2.38%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) VB6
10 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Puppet
1 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) webMethods
3 6 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) NetApp
5 3 (3.57%) Progress
5 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.57%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 2 (2.38%) Telerik
6 2 (2.38%) Reuters
7 1 (1.19%) Remedy
7 1 (1.19%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) EMC
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) Siebel