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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 140 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing DTS 15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.67% 1.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
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£350 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.66 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +1.42%
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
900 598 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.06% 19.17% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 347 285
Average daily rate £400 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £142.00 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
Cheshire +2 9 £439 +21.10%
Lancashire - 4 £275 - 2
Manchester -14 1 £350 - 1
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (89.47%) SQL
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (31.58%) ETL
7 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (31.58%) QlikView
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) UNIX
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) VBScript
9 4 (21.05%) VB
9 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
9 4 (21.05%) Cognos Transformer
9 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
10 3 (15.79%) Analytics
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (10.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (31.58%) QlikView
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) ReportNet
8 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Powerplay
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Report Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) ETL
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
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