The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 127 130
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing DTS 2 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 0.12% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.57% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -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 the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 447 526 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.21% 21.05% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 415
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in the East of England

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in the East of England

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
DTS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for DTS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) QlikView
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) OCP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCDBA

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (40.00%) QlikView
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Database Security
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) OCP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle