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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 68 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing DTS 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.93% 0.86% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +25.28%
DTS
UK

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
207 116 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.13% 22.79% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 62 77
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.84 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.40% +4.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South Wales -13 2 £375 - 1
DTS
UK

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) ETL
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Star Schema
5 4 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
6 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) SysML
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cognos
2 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft