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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 503 489 437
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -52
Contract jobs citing DTS 105 114 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 0.99% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 68
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £261
% change year-on-year
- +33.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.66 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.66 - -

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
12607 11476 10590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 21.32% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8242 7157 6353
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 178 225
Average hourly rate £28.13 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 July 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 1 July 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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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
England -34 98 £400 +12.28% 11
London +14 56 £413 +10.73% 2
City of London +4 19 £581 +40.90%
East of England +5 17 £350 -15.15% 1
Essex -5 12 £350 -17.64%
North West -9 11 £275 -21.42% 1
Chelmsford - 9 £350 -
South East -44 6 £318 +0.79% 4
Scotland +2 5 £513 +7.89% 1
Hampshire - 5 £300 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £275 -
East Midlands - 5 £338 -
Blackburn - 5 £275 -
Cheshire -11 4 £488 +39.28%
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
Glasgow - 3 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 2 - -
North East -24 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -26 2 - -
Wales - 2 £325 -
South Wales - 2 £325 -
Cardiff - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £283 - 1
West Midlands -4 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -8 1 £550 +29.41%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £350 - 1
West Sussex -21 1 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £355 -

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 139 (79.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 132 (75.43%) SQL Server
3 122 (69.71%) SQL
4 86 (49.14%) T-SQL
5 74 (42.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (37.71%) .NET
7 47 (26.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (26.29%) C#
8 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
9 45 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (24.57%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (24.00%) Finance
12 41 (23.43%) ETL
13 40 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (22.29%) Windows
15 37 (21.14%) SQL Server 2000
16 28 (16.00%) Change Management
17 27 (15.43%) Migration
18 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET
19 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
20 24 (13.71%) VB
21 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2005
22 20 (11.43%) IIS
22 20 (11.43%) OO
22 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
23 17 (9.71%) Project Management
23 17 (9.71%) Java
24 16 (9.14%) SOA
25 15 (8.57%) MS Excel

DTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 20 (11.43%) IIS
2 10 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.86%) JBoss
4 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.29%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.14%) Eikon
3 2 (1.14%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.14%) RMDS
3 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) Internet
2 5 (2.86%) SAN
3 4 (2.29%) DHCP
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) VoIP
5 1 (0.57%) WLAN
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (79.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 132 (75.43%) SQL Server
3 74 (42.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (26.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (21.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 25 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (7.43%) ProClarity
11 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (6.86%) EDRMS
12 10 (5.71%) QlikView
13 9 (5.14%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.86%) Cognos Transformer
14 5 (2.86%) OLAP
14 5 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (2.29%) MS Access
15 4 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 3 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Visual Studio
1 15 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 12 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.71%) JIRA
3 10 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.71%) Subversion
4 6 (3.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.29%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.29%) ClearQuest
5 4 (2.29%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.71%) ERwin
6 3 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.71%) Maven
6 3 (1.71%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.14%) Moq
7 2 (1.14%) Log4Net
7 2 (1.14%) NUnit
7 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (24.00%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Local Government
5 3 (1.71%) Automotive
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Front Office
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (42.86%) Developer
2 35 (20.00%) Analyst
3 32 (18.29%) DBA
4 24 (13.71%) SQL Developer
5 22 (12.57%) SQL DBA
6 19 (10.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 19 (10.86%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.00%) Architect
8 13 (7.43%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Business Support Analyst
12 9 (5.14%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.57%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.57%) C# Developer
14 7 (4.00%) Administrator
14 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
15 6 (3.43%) SQL Server DBA
15 6 (3.43%) Server Support
16 5 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.71%) .NET
2 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.86%) XML
3 12 (6.86%) JRules
4 9 (5.14%) HTML
5 7 (4.00%) Middleware
5 7 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.00%) jQuery
6 6 (3.43%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.86%) Web Services
7 5 (2.86%) COM+
8 4 (2.29%) Kendo UI
8 4 (2.29%) Entity Framework
8 4 (2.29%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (2.29%) Ajax
8 4 (2.29%) JSON
8 4 (2.29%) MDX
8 4 (2.29%) LINQ
9 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.71%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Replication
2 13 (7.43%) Derivative
2 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.86%) Equities
4 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.57%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.86%) NHS
8 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.71%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.71%) Clustering
9 3 (1.71%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.57%) EPoS
11 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.57%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.29%) Windows
2 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.43%) UNIX
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.14%) Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (23.43%) ETL
3 28 (16.00%) Change Management
4 27 (15.43%) Migration
5 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.43%) OO
7 17 (9.71%) Project Management
8 16 (9.14%) SOA
9 14 (8.00%) CRM
9 14 (8.00%) ITIL
10 13 (7.43%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.43%) SDLC
11 12 (6.86%) Coaching
11 12 (6.86%) Scrum
11 12 (6.86%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.71%) Investment Management
12 10 (5.71%) Time Management
13 9 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (5.14%) MVC
13 9 (5.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (69.71%) SQL
2 86 (49.14%) T-SQL
3 46 (26.29%) C#
4 24 (13.71%) VB
5 17 (9.71%) Java
6 13 (7.43%) VBScript
7 9 (5.14%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.57%) VB6
8 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.43%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.86%) Perl
11 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.71%) VBA
11 3 (1.71%) Python
11 3 (1.71%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.57%) ABAP
12 1 (0.57%) Scala
12 1 (0.57%) X++
12 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (4.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) MCAD
2 4 (2.29%) MCSD
2 4 (2.29%) MCDBA
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) HL7
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.57%) SRDF
3 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) Puppet
1 12 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.29%) Unicenter
3 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) webMethods
3 11 (6.29%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (5.71%) SAP
5 9 (5.14%) Cognos
6 7 (4.00%) Oracle
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) VMware
8 4 (2.29%) Telerik
8 4 (2.29%) CA
9 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.71%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.71%) Progress
9 3 (1.71%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.71%) NetApp
10 2 (1.14%) Reuters
10 2 (1.14%) Infragistics
10 2 (1.14%) Teradata
10 2 (1.14%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.57%) Capita
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