The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 120 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing DTS 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.045% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.22% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +17.06%
DTS
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
549 459 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.51% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 220 274
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DTS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Dundee - - - -
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) VBA
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) MS Access
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) CA
2 3 (37.50%) Unicenter
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) MS Access
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Access Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft