The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for DTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DTS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% - 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £343 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +9.61% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.33

DTS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 78 81 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.78% 29.14% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 174 218
Median daily rate £355 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% -47.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing DTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for DTS in Cardiff

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DTS in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the Cardiff region with a requirement for DTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Product Breakdown Structure

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Product Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft