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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 252 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -7
Contract jobs citing DTS 6 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 2.10% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 6
Average daily rate
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£318 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £273
% change year-on-year
- +28.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 - -
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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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1892 1665 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 18.59% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 959 831
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +6 5 £300 -14.28% 1
West Sussex -13 1 £400 - 1
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
3 6 (54.55%) VB
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) COM+
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (36.36%) ClearQuest
5 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) MCAD
5 4 (36.36%) MCSD
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MCDBA
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
2 4 (36.36%) ClearQuest
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) COM+
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VBScript
2 6 (54.55%) VB
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) VB6
3 5 (45.45%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCAD
1 4 (36.36%) MCSD
1 4 (36.36%) MCDBA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos