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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 397 382 378
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing DTS 14 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 20
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
- +28.13%
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
4967 4879 5026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.49% 23.42% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3593 3455 3447
Average daily rate £475 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 42
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +27 2 £350 -17.64%
Ilford - 1 £263 -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (96.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (78.57%) SQL
4 20 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (64.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (57.14%) .NET
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (32.14%) Clustering
10 9 (32.14%) XML
10 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) C#
12 7 (25.00%) Replication
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (25.00%) Web Development
12 7 (25.00%) QA
12 7 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
13 6 (21.43%) Direct Marketing
13 6 (21.43%) Marketing
13 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
13 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (17.86%) Finance
14 5 (17.86%) Migration

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (96.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
9 1 (3.57%) MS Access
9 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.57%) QlikView
9 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
9 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) DBA
2 10 (35.71%) SQL DBA
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Developer
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Production DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Senior DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Database Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.14%) XML Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) JRules
4 1 (3.57%) PostGIS
4 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Clustering
2 7 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Derivative
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Equities
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Direct Marketing
4 5 (17.86%) ETL
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) High Availability
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) webMethods