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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 627 605 563
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Contract jobs citing DTS 26 58 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.100% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 55
Median daily rate £318 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £317 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £590 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
12107 13315 12485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.68% 22.96% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8012 8809 7930
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 194 202
Median hourly rate £38.00 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

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 29 September 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 25 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 29 September 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 +1 25 £310 -22.50% 8
London -3 15 £300 -15.78% 1
City of London +11 4 £223 -31.53%
Birmingham -6 3 £363 -38.55%
West Midlands -34 3 £363 -38.55%
South East +18 2 £350 +11.11% 3
East of England - 2 £400 - 1
Kent - 2 £350 - 1
Somerset +19 1 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 1 £350 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £350 -
South West +11 1 £300 +14.28% 1
Leeds +9 1 £350 -
Edinburgh +7 1 £550 -
North West +3 1 £300 -36.84% 1
Scotland 0 1 £550 +4.76% 1
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Street - 1 £300 -
Watford - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Durham - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 50 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 48 (88.89%) SQL
3 45 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (72.22%) T-SQL
5 29 (53.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.33%) ETL
7 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (18.52%) OLAP
11 10 (18.52%) MS Office
11 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 8 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (14.81%) Data Mining
13 8 (14.81%) Finance
13 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (12.96%) Workflow
15 6 (11.11%) Direct Marketing

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 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 45 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (53.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (18.52%) OLAP
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (14.81%) Data Mining
9 8 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (11.11%) OLTP
12 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
13 4 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Mockito
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 19 (35.19%) DBA
3 19 (35.19%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Production DBA
6 3 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Database Manager
7 2 (3.70%) DBA Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Development DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (7.41%) MDX
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) WCF
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) ADO
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) Kafka
6 1 (1.85%) Middleware
6 1 (1.85%) React
6 1 (1.85%) Servlets
6 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
1 5 (9.26%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
2 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) ETL
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (12.96%) Workflow
6 6 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 6 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (11.11%) Web Development
7 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 4 (7.41%) Database Tuning
8 4 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (5.56%) ETL Development
9 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) Time Management
10 2 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) SQL
2 39 (72.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) MCITP
2 2 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) OCP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Pega
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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