The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 113 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing DTS 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
DTS
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
432 472 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.08% 22.41% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 285 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DTS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DTS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DTS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Birmingham - 1 £363 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality