The first table below looks at the demand for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 24 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 Reading 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 69 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing DTS 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.32% 3.13% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
188 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.09% 16.39% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 54 43
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DTS
Berkshire

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (91.67%) SharePoint Server
1 11 (91.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) OLAP
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) LDAP
4 7 (58.33%) Web Development
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) IDOL
5 6 (50.00%) Workflow
5 6 (50.00%) Document Management
5 6 (50.00%) Meridio
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (91.67%) SharePoint
1 11 (91.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) OLAP
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) IDOL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Document Management
2 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Meridio