The first table below looks at the demand for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 27 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing DTS 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.99% 0.78% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 12.50% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £290 £310 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +20.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £310 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £310 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +19.65%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.91% 6.25% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 20
Average daily rate £313 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DTS
Northamptonshire

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) VBA
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) VB6
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Control-M
5 1 (20.00%) ReportNet

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) ReportNet
5 1 (20.00%) Cognos Powerplay
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos