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 3 months to 27 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)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 601 527
Rank change year-on-year +23 -74  
Contract jobs citing DTS 23 22 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.044% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 0.20% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 75
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +9.61% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.33
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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9689 10804 11890
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.40% 21.79% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6398 7400 7873
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 180 173
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.14 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +19.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.67 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
London +7 8 £500 +48.14% 4
Yorkshire +31 5 £413 +50.00% 1
North West - 5 £308 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £363 - 1
South East +9 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £375 -
DTS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for DTS.

1 41 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 40 (85.11%) SQL
3 35 (74.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (48.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (48.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
6 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
7 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (38.30%) Windows
8 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (27.66%) ETL
10 12 (25.53%) Finance
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (23.40%) Database Mirroring
12 10 (21.28%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (21.28%) .NET
13 9 (19.15%) C#
13 9 (19.15%) Migration
13 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (14.89%) Data Management
14 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
14 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
14 7 (14.89%) High Availability
14 7 (14.89%) Analytics
14 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (14.89%) Data Analytics
15 6 (12.77%) Xamarin

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.26%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 35 (74.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (48.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (48.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (6.38%) MS Access
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (6.38%) QlikView
11 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Toad
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Developer
3 13 (27.66%) DBA
4 11 (23.40%) SQL DBA
5 10 (21.28%) Consultant
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
8 7 (14.89%) T-SQL Developer
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (8.51%) Administrator
11 3 (6.38%) Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Consultant
11 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (4.26%) Business Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 2 (4.26%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
2 6 (12.77%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ETL
2 11 (23.40%) Database Mirroring
3 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) Migration
5 7 (14.89%) Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) Data Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) Data Management
5 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.89%) High Availability
6 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Data Entry
7 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
7 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.38%) Statistics
8 3 (6.38%) Task Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.15%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) VB
6 3 (6.38%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) OCP
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Xamarin
3 5 (10.64%) Cognos
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.13%) iManage
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
6 1 (2.13%) Talend