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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 496 433 430
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -3
Contract jobs citing DTS 97 136 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 1.23% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 89
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£350 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
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
11544 11021 11927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7146 6736 7018
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
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 175 225 307
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -54 97 £350 - 16
London 0 38 £368 -8.12% 5
South East -26 24 £225 -43.75% 3
City of London +18 13 £358 +19.16% 4
Surrey +6 11 £213 - 1
East of England -16 11 £400 +128.57%
Essex +5 6 £425 +142.85%
Yorkshire +2 6 £338 +50.33% 2
South West -28 6 £250 +11.11%
Reading +3 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire +1 4 £225 - 2
Berkshire -11 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £375 -
Bradford +2 3 £275 +22.22% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £319 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 -
Dorset - 2 £250 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £425 -
West Sussex -4 1 £213 -
East Midlands -4 1 - - 2
North West -12 1 - - 3
Hampshire -18 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Cirencester - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Fareham - - - -

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 184 (71.60%) SQL
2 181 (70.43%) SQL Server
3 160 (62.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (44.75%) T-SQL
5 90 (35.02%) .NET
6 84 (32.68%) Windows
7 77 (29.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 69 (26.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (26.07%) ASP.NET
10 65 (25.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 64 (24.90%) C#
12 62 (24.12%) Microsoft
13 56 (21.79%) ETL
14 55 (21.40%) SQL Server 2000
15 43 (16.73%) MS Excel
16 38 (14.79%) VB.NET
16 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (14.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 36 (14.01%) SQL Server 2012
18 36 (14.01%) XML
19 35 (13.62%) VB
20 34 (13.23%) Java
20 34 (13.23%) Finance
21 31 (12.06%) LDAP
22 29 (11.28%) Web Services
23 28 (10.89%) VB6
24 27 (10.51%) Change Management
24 27 (10.51%) Visual Studio
24 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
25 26 (10.12%) SC Cleared

DTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (10.12%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.39%) IIS
2 19 (7.39%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.23%) SharePoint Server
3 16 (6.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.72%) Documentum
5 4 (1.56%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 43 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.61%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.06%) LDAP
2 6 (2.33%) DHCP
3 3 (1.17%) Intranet
4 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (70.43%) SQL Server
2 160 (62.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (29.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (26.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (25.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (21.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 37 (14.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (14.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (8.56%) OLAP
11 13 (5.06%) Data Mining
12 10 (3.89%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.50%) IDOL
14 7 (2.72%) MySQL
15 6 (2.33%) Ingres
16 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.95%) EDRMS
16 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
17 4 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (10.51%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 5 (1.95%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.39%) Toad
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
7 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (13.23%) Finance
2 18 (7.00%) Banking
3 10 (3.89%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.50%) Marketing
5 6 (2.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 113 (43.97%) Developer
2 49 (19.07%) DBA
3 47 (18.29%) Analyst
4 45 (17.51%) SQL DBA
5 36 (14.01%) SQL Developer
6 19 (7.39%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 16 (6.23%) Deployment Analyst
8 15 (5.84%) Consultant
9 12 (4.67%) Configuration Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Architect
10 11 (4.28%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.89%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.50%) SQL Server DBA
12 9 (3.50%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.72%) Systems Support
14 7 (2.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (35.02%) .NET
2 67 (26.07%) ASP.NET
3 36 (14.01%) XML
4 29 (11.28%) Web Services
5 25 (9.73%) HTML
6 19 (7.39%) J2EE
7 18 (7.00%) .NET Framework
8 16 (6.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 16 (6.23%) SOAP
9 11 (4.28%) COM+
9 11 (4.28%) MDX
10 10 (3.89%) CSS
11 9 (3.50%) WCF
12 8 (3.11%) LINQ
13 6 (2.33%) jQuery
13 6 (2.33%) WinForms
13 6 (2.33%) JRules
14 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.95%) Silverlight
15 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) NHS
2 20 (7.78%) Clustering
3 16 (6.23%) Replication
4 15 (5.84%) Derivative
5 11 (4.28%) Equities
6 9 (3.50%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.11%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.95%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.39%) Firmware
11 1 (0.39%) PKI
11 1 (0.39%) Statistics
11 1 (0.39%) Open Source
11 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 84 (32.68%) Windows
2 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (7.78%) UNIX
4 18 (7.00%) Linux
5 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.79%) ETL
2 27 (10.51%) Change Management
3 26 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (7.39%) Project Management
6 18 (7.00%) Software Deployment
7 16 (6.23%) Migration
7 16 (6.23%) Data Modelling
8 15 (5.84%) Database Security
9 14 (5.45%) Web Development
10 13 (5.06%) ITIL
10 13 (5.06%) CRM
10 13 (5.06%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.67%) Data Transformation
12 11 (4.28%) MVC
13 10 (3.89%) Workflow
13 10 (3.89%) Data Analysis
13 10 (3.89%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (3.89%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 184 (71.60%) SQL
2 115 (44.75%) T-SQL
3 64 (24.90%) C#
4 38 (14.79%) VB.NET
5 35 (13.62%) VB
6 34 (13.23%) Java
7 28 (10.89%) VB6
8 15 (5.84%) VBA
9 13 (5.06%) VBScript
10 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.95%) XPath
12 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.17%) ABAP
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
14 1 (0.39%) C
14 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.33%) MCTS
5 6 (2.33%) MCITP
6 5 (1.95%) Degree
7 4 (1.56%) MCSE
7 4 (1.56%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.78%) MCT
8 2 (0.78%) MCSA
8 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.39%) VCP5
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) SLA
3 5 (1.95%) HL7
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.95%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Unicenter
2 5 (1.95%) Puppet
2 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.06%) Oracle
3 9 (3.50%) IBM
3 9 (3.50%) Meridio
4 8 (3.11%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.72%) SAP
5 7 (2.72%) CA
5 7 (2.72%) VMware
6 6 (2.33%) JBoss
7 5 (1.95%) webMethods
8 4 (1.56%) CommVault
9 3 (1.17%) Informatica
9 3 (1.17%) Tableau
10 2 (0.78%) Teradata
10 2 (0.78%) BMC
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos
11 1 (0.39%) Sun
11 1 (0.39%) HP
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix
11 1 (0.39%) Reuters
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