Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 - 211
Rank change year-on-year - +211 -16
Contract jobs citing DTS 10 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% - 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 13
North West median daily rate £310 - £300
10th Percentile £305 - £258
90th Percentile £349 - £478
England median daily rate £400 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £33.00
England 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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1290 1698 1751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.75% 22.10% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 1053 1068
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +12.59%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £531 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 34
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% -7.65% +113.17%
10th Percentile £14.53 £15.80 £14.63
90th Percentile £46.80 £58.69 £57.60
England median hourly rate £29.81 £29.94 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.43% +19.76% -13.79%

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 23 July 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
Manchester - 10 £310 -
DTS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for DTS.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) Database Mirroring
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (10.00%) BCP
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management

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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SSIS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Database Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Failover Clustering
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft