Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 January 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 216 231
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -33
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.055% 0.049% 0.083%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
North West median daily rate £388 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -36.84% +58.33%
10th Percentile £378 £300 £369
90th Percentile £398 £450 £494
England median daily rate £388 £300 £394
% change year-on-year +29.17% -23.81% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,277 1,532 1,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.41% 24.90% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1,053 1,186
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £556 £526
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +0.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 44
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £32.26 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.96% -14.54% +18.15%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.38 £16.33
90th Percentile £64.06 £57.50 £62.29
England median hourly rate £31.31 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% -6.67% +4.57%

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DTS in the North West

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in the North West

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in the North West

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Manchester +11 3 £388 -18.42% 1
DTS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for DTS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle