The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 72 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 1.27% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 4.86% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
219 144 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.40% 26.09% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 106 72
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.33 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.49% -43.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.15 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DTS across the Wales region.

DTS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DTS across the Wales region.

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

DTS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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Rate: £300 to £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago