The first table below looks at the demand for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 129 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Contract jobs citing DTS 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 2.00% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
623 451 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.93% 20.97% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 311 367
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
DTS
England

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Dorset +9 2 £250 -42.85%
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 -
Devon - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (66.67%) NHS
1 20 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 20 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) VBA
6 5 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (10.00%) VB
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (10.00%) VB6
9 2 (6.67%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
9 2 (6.67%) Perl
9 2 (6.67%) Windows
10 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (3.33%) Linux
10 1 (3.33%) UML
10 1 (3.33%) MCSE
10 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
10 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.33%) Windows XP

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Ingres
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Product Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 20 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) VBA
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) VB6
6 3 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sun
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) VMware