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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 595 555 457
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -98
Contract jobs citing DTS 29 61 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £291
% change year-on-year
- +20.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
- +28.13%

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
11434 11313 11415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.21% 21.90% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7701 7322 6923
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 170 226
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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 21 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -49 28 £375 +7.14% 7
London -6 13 £363 +3.57%
East Midlands - 7 £275 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 £275 - 1
Birmingham 0 4 £550 -
West Midlands -11 4 £550 +18.91%
Nottingham - 3 £275 -
City of London +31 2 £350 -17.64%
Leeds - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
South East -4 1 £430 +65.38% 3
Scotland -4 1 £325 - 1
Surrey -5 1 £430 +65.38%
South West -6 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £263 -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
Sussex - 1 £430 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £430 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 70 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 68 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 57 (71.25%) SQL
4 40 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (47.50%) T-SQL
5 38 (47.50%) .NET
6 28 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (27.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (27.50%) ETL
8 21 (26.25%) XML
8 21 (26.25%) Finance
9 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 19 (23.75%) Migration
10 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (22.50%) Windows
11 18 (22.50%) Web Services
11 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 16 (20.00%) Java
12 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 15 (18.75%) C#
14 14 (17.50%) HTML
15 13 (16.25%) VB
16 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
16 12 (15.00%) CRM
16 12 (15.00%) Clustering
17 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
17 11 (13.75%) VBScript
17 11 (13.75%) Markit EDM
17 11 (13.75%) Investment Management

DTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.50%) IIS
3 9 (11.25%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) GitHub
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 68 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 40 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (27.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (3.75%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (3.75%) Cognos Powerplay
11 3 (3.75%) Cognos Transformer
11 3 (3.75%) MS Access
11 3 (3.75%) ReportNet
12 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) DBA
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Developer
3 15 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 12 (15.00%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Applications Architect
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Production DBA
8 4 (5.00%) Senior DBA
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) .NET
2 21 (26.25%) XML
3 18 (22.50%) Web Services
4 14 (17.50%) HTML
5 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 9 (11.25%) SOAP
8 8 (10.00%) EDI
8 8 (10.00%) HTML5
8 8 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (5.00%) Ajax
10 3 (3.75%) ADO.NET
10 3 (3.75%) DHTML
10 3 (3.75%) jQuery
10 3 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.75%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (3.75%) WinForms
11 2 (2.50%) CSS
11 2 (2.50%) SAP XI
11 2 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Clustering
2 10 (12.50%) Derivative
2 10 (12.50%) Equities
3 9 (11.25%) Replication
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.50%) AS400
7 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.50%) iSeries
7 2 (2.50%) NHS
8 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ETL
2 19 (23.75%) Migration
3 12 (15.00%) CRM
4 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.75%) Investment Management
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) SOA
6 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Analytics
7 8 (10.00%) Data Transformation
7 8 (10.00%) EAI
7 8 (10.00%) ERP
7 8 (10.00%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.75%) Software Architecture
8 7 (8.75%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (7.50%) Direct Marketing
9 6 (7.50%) High Availability
10 5 (6.25%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 38 (47.50%) T-SQL
3 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.00%) Java
5 15 (18.75%) C#
6 13 (16.25%) VB
7 11 (13.75%) VBScript
8 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
9 8 (10.00%) XPath
10 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.75%) Perl
12 2 (2.50%) Python
12 2 (2.50%) RPG
12 2 (2.50%) RPG IV
12 2 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.25%) MOM
2 1 (1.25%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Cognos
3 5 (6.25%) Teradata
4 4 (5.00%) SAP
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) NetApp
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) PayPal
6 1 (1.25%) Perforce
6 1 (1.25%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.25%) Sun
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) webMethods
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