The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 137 103 127
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.095% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£206 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -43.75%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
596 523 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.87% 23.35% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 350 405
Average daily rate £350 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £41.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +17.85%
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 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 27 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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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
Gloucestershire - 3 £206 -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (55.00%) NHS
1 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Software Deployment
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) VBA
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.00%) VB6
6 3 (15.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (5.00%) vSphere
8 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (5.00%) VCP5
8 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Ingres
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Product Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VBA
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) VB6
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sun
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) VMware