The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 497 453 441
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -12
Contract jobs citing DTS 99 137 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 1.21% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 63
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£400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.66 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.66 - £35.00

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
12076 11325 9915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.27% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 7182 5948
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 181 219
Average hourly rate £26.75 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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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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
England -51 94 £400 +14.28% 13
London +20 60 £420 +15.06% 5
City of London +21 22 £450 +23.28%
East of England -3 9 £355 -16.47% 2
North West -11 9 £275 -21.42% 2
East Midlands 0 6 £400 +33.33%
Essex -3 6 £400 -5.88% 1
South East -44 6 £300 -20.00% 2
Northamptonshire 0 5 £400 +33.33%
Lancashire - 5 £275 -
Blackburn - 5 £275 -
Surrey +5 4 £299 +40.58%
Chelmsford - 4 £350 -
Scotland -4 3 £513 +7.89% 1
Cheshire -8 3 £488 +34.48%
Hampshire +1 2 £300 +9.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 2 - -
North East -14 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -16 2 - -
Wales - 2 £325 -
South Wales - 2 £325 -
Cardiff - 2 £325 -
Glasgow - 2 £500 - 1
Taunton +12 1 £600 +118.18%
Somerset +6 1 £600 +118.18%
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £550 +29.41%
Northampton -4 1 £250 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -10 1 £350 -6.66% 1
South West -10 1 £600 +140.00%
West Midlands -12 1 - - 2

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 121 (76.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 117 (74.05%) SQL Server
3 111 (70.25%) SQL
4 76 (48.10%) T-SQL
5 62 (39.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (37.97%) .NET
7 41 (25.95%) C#
8 40 (25.32%) ETL
9 39 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
11 34 (21.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 34 (21.52%) Windows
11 34 (21.52%) Finance
12 33 (20.89%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (17.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (17.09%) Migration
16 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET
17 24 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (12.03%) VB
20 19 (12.03%) Change Management
21 18 (11.39%) IIS
21 18 (11.39%) OO
22 17 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
23 16 (10.13%) Banking
24 15 (9.49%) VBScript
25 14 (8.86%) Java
25 14 (8.86%) XML

DTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.39%) IIS
2 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.90%) JBoss
3 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.27%) Eikon
2 2 (1.27%) RMDS
2 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) SAN
1 5 (3.16%) Internet
2 3 (1.90%) DHCP
2 3 (1.90%) FTP
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) WLAN
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (76.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 117 (74.05%) SQL Server
3 62 (39.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (21.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 30 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (17.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (6.33%) QlikView
10 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
11 9 (5.70%) EDRMS
12 8 (5.06%) ProClarity
13 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.16%) Cognos Transformer
14 4 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.53%) MS Access
15 3 (1.90%) OLAP
15 3 (1.90%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.59%) TeamCity
3 10 (6.33%) JIRA
3 10 (6.33%) Subversion
4 9 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.53%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.53%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.53%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.90%) ERwin
7 3 (1.90%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) Log4Net
8 2 (1.27%) NUnit
8 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.27%) Moq
8 2 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (21.52%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.53%) Local Government
5 3 (1.90%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Front Office
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (44.94%) Developer
2 27 (17.09%) DBA
3 23 (14.56%) Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) SQL Developer
5 21 (13.29%) SQL DBA
6 12 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Architect
9 9 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.06%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.06%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Administrator
11 7 (4.43%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.80%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (3.80%) Server Support
13 5 (3.16%) Business Developer
13 5 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.97%) .NET
2 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.86%) XML
4 10 (6.33%) HTML
5 9 (5.70%) JRules
5 9 (5.70%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.43%) jQuery
7 6 (3.80%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (3.80%) Middleware
7 6 (3.80%) Web Services
8 5 (3.16%) ADO.NET
8 5 (3.16%) COM+
8 5 (3.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.16%) Ajax
9 4 (2.53%) JSON
9 4 (2.53%) LINQ
9 4 (2.53%) Kendo UI
9 4 (2.53%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.90%) WinForms
10 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) Derivative
2 12 (7.59%) Equities
3 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.70%) Replication
5 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.80%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.16%) Data Extraction
8 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.53%) NHS
9 3 (1.90%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.90%) Clustering
10 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.27%) CMDB
10 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.52%) Windows
2 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.33%) UNIX
4 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.27%) Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.32%) ETL
2 33 (20.89%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (17.09%) Migration
4 24 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.03%) Change Management
6 18 (11.39%) OO
7 14 (8.86%) Incident Management
7 14 (8.86%) Coaching
8 13 (8.23%) SDLC
8 13 (8.23%) SOA
9 12 (7.59%) CRM
10 11 (6.96%) ITIL
10 11 (6.96%) Project Management
10 11 (6.96%) Scrum
11 10 (6.33%) MVC
11 10 (6.33%) Investment Management
12 9 (5.70%) Time Management
12 9 (5.70%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.70%) OOP
13 8 (5.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (70.25%) SQL
2 76 (48.10%) T-SQL
3 41 (25.95%) C#
4 19 (12.03%) VB
5 15 (9.49%) VBScript
6 14 (8.86%) Java
7 10 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.43%) VB6
8 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.16%) Perl
9 5 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.90%) VBA
10 3 (1.90%) Python
10 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) ABAP
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (4.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) MCAD
2 4 (2.53%) MCSD
2 4 (2.53%) MCDBA
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.63%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) HL7
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Puppet
1 9 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.90%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.27%) Control-M
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.33%) SAP
3 9 (5.70%) webMethods
4 7 (4.43%) Cognos
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle
5 6 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.53%) IBM
6 4 (2.53%) Telerik
7 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.90%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.90%) VMware
7 3 (1.90%) Progress
7 3 (1.90%) HP
7 3 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.90%) NetApp
7 3 (1.90%) Citrix
7 3 (1.90%) CA
8 2 (1.27%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.27%) Reuters
8 2 (1.27%) Teradata
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