Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 822 771
Rank change year-on-year +11 -51 -55
Contract jobs citing DTS 38 54 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.056% 0.096%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 78
England median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £303 £235 £300
90th Percentile £549 £442 £600
UK median daily rate £388 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +14.81% -15.63% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £20.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.61% -24.31%
UK median hourly rate - £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year - -26.61% -24.31%

DTS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20775 21803 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.09% 22.57% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14394 14620 16272
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 386
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.30 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +16.00%

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DTS in England

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in England

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DTS in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DTS in England

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in England

DTS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 15 £500 +61.29%
North of England +54 7 £375 +22.45% 1
South East +7 6 £375 +61.29% 3
Midlands +20 5 £375 +15.38% 2
East of England -21 5 £375 -6.25%
West Midlands +25 4 £381 +5.17% 2
North West +21 3 £388 +29.17% 1
North East +62 2 £375 -
Yorkshire +10 2 £275 -12.00%
East Midlands +1 1 £375 +15.38%
DTS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for DTS.

1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (68.42%) SQL
3 25 (65.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (44.74%) T-SQL
4 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (39.47%) ETL
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
11 7 (18.42%) Data Architecture
11 7 (18.42%) Cash Management
11 7 (18.42%) .NET
11 7 (18.42%) Back Office
11 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
11 7 (18.42%) Banking
11 7 (18.42%) Data Management
12 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
13 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
13 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
13 5 (13.16%) SDLC

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 25 (65.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.63%) MS Access
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Back Office
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Data Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) DBA
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (7.89%) ETL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Project Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Leader
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) JSON
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) FMCG
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Signage
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ETL
2 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
3 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 7 (18.42%) Cash Management
4 7 (18.42%) Data Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) Data Management
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) CAPA
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Internal Audit
8 3 (7.89%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) PDCA
8 3 (7.89%) PDM
9 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.63%) GDPR
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Cognos
4 3 (7.89%) Huawei
5 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.63%) IBM