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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 260 193 215
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +22
Contract jobs citing DTS 5 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 2.51% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 5
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£313 £275 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £258 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £398 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £275 £340
% change year-on-year
+29.54% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.42%
DTS
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
1564 1673 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.89% 18.49% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 923 798
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £14.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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
Surrey - 5 £313 -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (62.50%) VB6
4 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) CRM
4 5 (62.50%) COM+
5 4 (50.00%) MCAD
5 4 (50.00%) MCSD
5 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
5 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
6 2 (25.00%) Automotive

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) IDOL
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) COM+
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (12.50%) DHTML
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CRM
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) VB6
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCAD
1 4 (50.00%) MCSD
1 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Meridio