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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 56 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.52% 0.85% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 3.23% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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%
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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
149 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.96% 26.33% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 94 61
Average daily rate £350 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £65.00 £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+482.95% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft