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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 229 199 237
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Contract jobs citing DTS 19 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% 1.89% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
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£225 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £380 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £475 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
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
1748 1750 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.82% 20.01% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 941 867
Average daily rate £350 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 11 £219 -
Berkshire +3 4 - - 2
Hampshire -15 1 £350 -
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 45 (71.43%) SQL
3 43 (68.25%) Windows
4 38 (60.32%) .NET
5 35 (55.56%) C#
6 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
7 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (44.44%) LDAP
9 27 (42.86%) T-SQL
10 25 (39.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (36.51%) Web Services
11 23 (36.51%) Visual Studio
12 21 (33.33%) XML
12 21 (33.33%) Java
13 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
13 19 (30.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (28.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
14 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
14 18 (28.57%) OLAP
14 18 (28.57%) MS Office
14 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
15 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
16 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (23.81%) VB.NET
17 14 (22.22%) J2EE
17 14 (22.22%) HTML
17 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
18 13 (20.63%) IIS

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 18 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (20.63%) IIS
3 11 (17.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (17.46%) WebSphere
4 7 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Office
2 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (44.44%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (30.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (28.57%) OLAP
4 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (15.87%) IDOL
7 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
1 2 (3.17%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Deployment Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.35%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst Programmer
10 2 (3.17%) Product Specialist
10 2 (3.17%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) .NET
2 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
3 23 (36.51%) Web Services
4 21 (33.33%) XML
5 18 (28.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 14 (22.22%) J2EE
6 14 (22.22%) HTML
7 11 (17.46%) COM+
7 11 (17.46%) SOAP
8 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.35%) WinForms
10 3 (4.76%) jQuery
11 2 (3.17%) Classic ASP
11 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.59%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.59%) Spring
12 1 (1.59%) Ajax
12 1 (1.59%) DHTML
12 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (17.46%) UNIX
3 11 (17.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Web Development
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
3 9 (14.29%) Workflow
3 9 (14.29%) Document Management
4 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 7 (11.11%) CRM
4 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 6 (9.52%) MVC
6 5 (7.94%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (6.35%) Database Security
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.17%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.17%) System Testing
9 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.59%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) SQL
2 35 (55.56%) C#
3 27 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 21 (33.33%) Java
5 15 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 13 (20.63%) VB6
6 13 (20.63%) VB
7 12 (19.05%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Meridio
3 6 (9.52%) Business Objects