The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing DTS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
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 Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 123 218 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.22% 23.70% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 165 160
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing DTS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DTS in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in Cheshire