The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 499 443 420
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -23
Contract jobs citing DTS 91 130 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 1.18% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 89
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£325 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.69% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11452 11008 11994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 21.53% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7072 6722 7076
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 214 311
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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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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 -28 91 £325 -9.40% 18
London +3 36 £368 -8.12% 4
South East -24 23 £225 -43.75% 2
City of London +29 11 £345 +25.45% 2
Surrey +4 11 £213 - 1
East of England -10 9 £400 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 6 £338 +50.33% 1
South West -33 5 £263 +16.66%
Essex -1 4 £425 +142.85%
West Yorkshire -5 4 £225 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £375 - 3
Bradford +2 3 £275 +22.22%
Reading -5 3 - -
Berkshire -16 3 - -
North West -12 2 - - 5
West Midlands -13 2 £319 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £425 -
Cheshire +3 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -2 1 - - 1
East Midlands -4 1 - - 2
West Sussex -5 1 £213 -
Hampshire -11 1 £350 -
Dorset - 1 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Cirencester - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Crawley - - - -

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 181 (72.11%) SQL
2 177 (70.52%) SQL Server
3 155 (61.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 113 (45.02%) T-SQL
5 88 (35.06%) .NET
6 81 (32.27%) Windows
7 76 (30.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (26.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 64 (25.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 64 (25.50%) ASP.NET
10 63 (25.10%) C#
11 60 (23.90%) Microsoft
12 53 (21.12%) ETL
12 53 (21.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 42 (16.73%) MS Excel
14 37 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (14.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (14.34%) VB.NET
16 35 (13.94%) XML
17 34 (13.55%) VB
17 34 (13.55%) Finance
18 33 (13.15%) Java
19 30 (11.95%) LDAP
20 28 (11.16%) Web Services
21 27 (10.76%) Visual Studio
21 27 (10.76%) VB6
22 26 (10.36%) SharePoint
22 26 (10.36%) Security Cleared
23 25 (9.96%) SC Cleared

DTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 26 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.17%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.17%) IIS
3 16 (6.37%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.79%) Documentum
6 4 (1.59%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 42 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.95%) LDAP
2 5 (1.99%) DHCP
3 3 (1.20%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (70.52%) SQL Server
2 155 (61.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (30.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (26.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (25.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 53 (21.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 37 (14.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (8.76%) OLAP
10 13 (5.18%) Data Mining
11 9 (3.59%) IDOL
11 9 (3.59%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.79%) MySQL
13 6 (2.39%) Ingres
14 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.99%) EDRMS
14 5 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (10.76%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.39%) ReSharper
4 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.99%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 34 (13.55%) Finance
2 17 (6.77%) Banking
3 10 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.59%) Marketing
5 6 (2.39%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (43.82%) Developer
2 49 (19.52%) DBA
3 47 (18.73%) Analyst
4 45 (17.93%) SQL DBA
5 36 (14.34%) SQL Developer
6 19 (7.57%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.37%) SharePoint Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Consultant
8 15 (5.98%) Deployment Analyst
9 12 (4.78%) Configuration Analyst
10 11 (4.38%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.38%) Architect
11 10 (3.98%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.59%) SQL Server DBA
12 9 (3.59%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.79%) Administrator
15 6 (2.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (35.06%) .NET
2 64 (25.50%) ASP.NET
3 35 (13.94%) XML
4 28 (11.16%) Web Services
5 24 (9.56%) HTML
6 18 (7.17%) .NET Framework
6 18 (7.17%) J2EE
7 16 (6.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 15 (5.98%) SOAP
9 11 (4.38%) COM+
10 10 (3.98%) MDX
11 9 (3.59%) CSS
11 9 (3.59%) WCF
12 8 (3.19%) LINQ
13 6 (2.39%) WinForms
13 6 (2.39%) JRules
13 6 (2.39%) jQuery
14 5 (1.99%) Silverlight
15 4 (1.59%) ActiveX
15 4 (1.59%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) NHS
2 19 (7.57%) Clustering
3 16 (6.37%) Replication
4 15 (5.98%) Derivative
5 11 (4.38%) Equities
6 9 (3.59%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.19%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.40%) Open Source
10 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Statistics
10 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.27%) Windows
2 37 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (7.57%) UNIX
4 17 (6.77%) Linux
5 13 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.78%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.12%) ETL
2 25 (9.96%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (9.96%) Change Management
3 22 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (7.17%) Project Management
5 18 (7.17%) Software Deployment
6 17 (6.77%) Migration
7 15 (5.98%) Data Modelling
7 15 (5.98%) Database Security
8 14 (5.58%) Web Development
9 13 (5.18%) CRM
9 13 (5.18%) Waterfall
10 12 (4.78%) Data Transformation
10 12 (4.78%) ITIL
11 11 (4.38%) MVC
12 10 (3.98%) Server Monitoring
12 10 (3.98%) Workflow
12 10 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.98%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 181 (72.11%) SQL
2 113 (45.02%) T-SQL
3 63 (25.10%) C#
4 36 (14.34%) VB.NET
5 34 (13.55%) VB
6 33 (13.15%) Java
7 27 (10.76%) VB6
8 14 (5.58%) VBA
9 13 (5.18%) VBScript
10 8 (3.19%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.99%) XPath
11 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.20%) ABAP
13 2 (0.80%) Perl
14 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.79%) MCITP
5 6 (2.39%) MCTS
5 6 (2.39%) Degree
5 6 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.99%) MCSE
7 4 (1.59%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.20%) MCT
8 3 (1.20%) MCSA
9 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.40%) VCP5
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) QA
2 7 (2.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) HL7
4 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.99%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) Puppet
1 5 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.99%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (23.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.18%) Oracle
3 9 (3.59%) Meridio
3 9 (3.59%) IBM
4 8 (3.19%) SAP
5 7 (2.79%) VMware
6 6 (2.39%) CA
6 6 (2.39%) JBoss
6 6 (2.39%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.99%) webMethods
8 4 (1.59%) CommVault
9 3 (1.20%) Tableau
10 2 (0.80%) Informatica
10 2 (0.80%) BMC
10 2 (0.80%) Cognos
11 1 (0.40%) Talend
11 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.40%) Teradata
11 1 (0.40%) Remedy
11 1 (0.40%) HP
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