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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 629 550 472
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -78
Contract jobs citing DTS 12 85 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.099% 0.66% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 60 102
Median daily rate £325 £369 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £478 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £25.66 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.66 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.71%

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
12148 12958 12600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.79% 22.84% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8227 8358 7925
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 170 219
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.35 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 2 May 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 16 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 2 May 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 -69 12 £325 -13.33% 9
East Midlands +5 6 £275 -26.66%
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £275 -12.00%
South East -12 4 £423 +35.44% 3
Nottingham -2 3 £275 -21.42%
West Sussex - 3 £413 -
Surrey -14 2 £380 +21.44%
Crawley - 2 £413 -
Northamptonshire +6 1 £288 -28.12%
South West -3 1 - - 3
London -74 1 £550 +37.50% 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £434 - 1
Guildford - 1 £325 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 £288 -

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 35 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 29 (69.05%) SQL
4 26 (61.90%) .NET
5 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (42.86%) Migration
6 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (28.57%) C#
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) Web Services
9 12 (28.57%) XML
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) VBScript
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.43%) QA
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) Web Development
13 8 (19.05%) CRM
14 7 (16.67%) IIS
14 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 7 (16.67%) High Availability
14 7 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
15 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
15 6 (14.29%) 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 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) GeoServer
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP CRM
1 4 (9.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 18 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
11 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
12 1 (2.38%) MS Access
12 1 (2.38%) QlikView
12 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
12 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 7
12 1 (2.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) DBA
2 11 (26.19%) SQL DBA
3 10 (23.81%) SSIS Developer
4 9 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (19.05%) SSRS Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
7 5 (11.90%) Architect
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Production DBA
8 4 (9.52%) AS400 Support
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (9.52%) EDI
5 4 (9.52%) HTML5
5 4 (9.52%) REST
5 4 (9.52%) SAP XI
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Tika
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.38%) Itk
6 1 (2.38%) JMS
6 1 (2.38%) JMX
6 1 (2.38%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) AS400
3 4 (9.52%) iSeries
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) CRM
2 8 (19.05%) Web Development
3 7 (16.67%) High Availability
3 7 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (11.90%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) EAI
6 4 (9.52%) ERP
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 12 (28.57%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) VBScript
5 6 (14.29%) VB
6 5 (11.90%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.52%) RPG
7 4 (9.52%) RPG IV
7 4 (9.52%) XPath
8 3 (7.14%) Perl
8 3 (7.14%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
2 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Informatica
4 2 (4.76%) Cognos
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Sun
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) PayPal
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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