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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
England / London
Rank 399 433 382
Rank change year-on-year +34 -51  
Contract jobs citing DTS 7 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.032% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.13% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 29
Median daily rate £448 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4865 5318 5065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.99% 24.03% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 3811 3505
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +88.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.10 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DTS in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DTS in London

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in London

DTS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
City of London +3 1 £448 +27.85%
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

DTS
Top Related 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 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) GeoServer
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
8 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) React
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ADO
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
4 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Alteryx
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) iManage
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau