The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 124 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DTS 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£300 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +17.06%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
664 588 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.54% 21.80% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 333 364
Average daily rate £344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.30 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (40.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Database Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) SAP