The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 233 206 237
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Contract jobs citing DTS 14 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 2.03% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £353 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £473 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1639 1819 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.66% 21.09% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 988 881
Average daily rate £350 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DTS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Surrey +7 7 £213 -
Buckinghamshire -22 3 £300 -25.00% 1
Berkshire -2 2 - -
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 42 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 40 (74.07%) Windows
3 39 (72.22%) SQL
4 35 (64.81%) .NET
5 31 (57.41%) C#
6 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (46.30%) LDAP
9 23 (42.59%) T-SQL
10 21 (38.89%) Web Services
10 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
11 20 (37.04%) XML
11 20 (37.04%) Java
11 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
13 16 (29.63%) OLAP
13 16 (29.63%) MS Office
13 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
13 16 (29.63%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (29.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
14 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (25.93%) HTML
15 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
15 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (24.07%) VB6
16 13 (24.07%) J2EE
16 13 (24.07%) VB
16 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
16 13 (24.07%) MS Excel

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
1 16 (29.63%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (24.07%) IIS
3 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Office
2 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) LDAP
2 2 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (29.63%) OLAP
4 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (14.81%) IDOL
7 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
1 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Deployment Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.89%) Web Services
4 20 (37.04%) XML
5 16 (29.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 14 (25.93%) HTML
7 13 (24.07%) J2EE
8 11 (20.37%) COM+
9 10 (18.52%) SOAP
10 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.56%) jQuery
11 3 (5.56%) WinForms
12 2 (3.70%) Classic ASP
12 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
13 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
13 1 (1.85%) Spring
13 1 (1.85%) Ajax
13 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET
13 1 (1.85%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) NHS
1 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (18.52%) UNIX
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Change Management
1 10 (18.52%) Web Development
2 7 (12.96%) MVC
2 7 (12.96%) Workflow
2 7 (12.96%) CRM
2 7 (12.96%) ETL
2 7 (12.96%) Document Management
3 5 (9.26%) Project Management
3 5 (9.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.56%) System Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 3 (5.56%) Line Management
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Database Tuning
7 1 (1.85%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) SQL
2 31 (57.41%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) T-SQL
4 20 (37.04%) Java
5 13 (24.07%) VB
5 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
5 13 (24.07%) VB6
6 12 (22.22%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Meridio
3 6 (11.11%) Business Objects