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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 109 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing DTS 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.56% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 2.52% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
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£338 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £28.19 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +39.20%
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
431 477 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.56% 22.32% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 270 240
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.28 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

DTS Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 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
Birmingham +1 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Exstream
4 2 (28.57%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) RUP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exstream Dialogue
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Exstream
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos