The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 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 / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 428 378
Rank change year-on-year +8 -50  
Contract jobs citing DTS 7 4 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.018% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.082% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 46
Median daily rate £500 £338 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% -18.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £304 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £401 £663
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 - - £25.66

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 London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4919 4891 5585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.66% 22.61% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7974 8240 9200
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 85
Median hourly rate £24.66 £35.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.38 £15.38 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £138.00 £57.50
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for DTS in London

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in London

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for DTS.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) ETL
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Data Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Data Entry
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Data Management
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (6.67%) GeoServer
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (6.67%) QlikView
10 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) DBA
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Architect
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Data Entry
4 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.67%) Alteryx
4 1 (6.67%) iManage
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Talend