The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 54 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing DTS 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 3.15% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
145 127 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.57% 28.41% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 94 59
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £409 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £65.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+465.21% -36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £15.79 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Cognos
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Powerplay
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago