The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 615 527 502
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -25
Contract jobs citing DTS 27 106 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.81% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 79 80
Median daily rate £325 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £605 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.33 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11578 13148 12063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.82% 23.47% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7850 8593 7561
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 187 200
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.78 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DTS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DTS within the UK.

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DTS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DTS within the UK.

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DTS
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -81 20 £375 -6.25% 7
Glasgow +5 6 £313 -37.50%
Scotland -12 6 £313 -39.02%
South East +4 5 £413 +29.92%
West Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 1
London -42 4 £338 -18.91% 2
Hertfordshire +18 3 £375 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +3 3 £325 -18.75% 1
East of England +2 3 £375 +7.14% 2
Northamptonshire -1 3 £325 -18.75%
West Sussex -17 3 £413 +3.12%
Kettering - 3 £325 -
Crawley - 2 £413 -
Surrey - 2 £380 -
City of London +16 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £434 -
Guildford - 1 £325 -
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £205 -
Watford - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £205 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DTS.

1 38 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (80.43%) SQL Server
3 36 (78.26%) SQL
4 27 (58.70%) T-SQL
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (36.96%) Migration
7 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 15 (32.61%) .NET
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (23.91%) C#
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (19.57%) High Availability
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.57%) VBScript
12 9 (19.57%) OLAP
13 8 (17.39%) ETL
13 8 (17.39%) Clustering
13 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (15.22%) Database Tuning
14 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
14 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (13.04%) OLTP

DTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP CRM
1 4 (8.70%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (80.43%) SQL Server
3 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (19.57%) OLAP
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (13.04%) OLTP
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (6.52%) Data Mining
12 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (6.52%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) DBA
2 17 (36.96%) SQL DBA
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Developer
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.87%) SSRS Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.70%) AS400 Support
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Production DBA
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Database Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Development DBA
9 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) SAP XI
6 3 (6.52%) MDX
7 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 2 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.17%) Kafka
8 1 (2.17%) Servlets
8 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Replication
3 4 (8.70%) AS400
3 4 (8.70%) iSeries
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Migration
2 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (19.57%) High Availability
4 8 (17.39%) ETL
4 8 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.22%) Database Tuning
6 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation
7 5 (10.87%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) CRM
8 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.70%) SDLC
9 3 (6.52%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (6.52%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) ETL Development
9 3 (6.52%) MVC
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) T-SQL
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) VBScript
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.70%) Python
7 4 (8.70%) RPG
7 4 (8.70%) RPG IV
8 3 (6.52%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) Java
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Firmware
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Informatica
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Sun
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) PayPal