The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 145 132
Contract jobs citing DTS 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.86% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Scotland median daily rate - £313 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -39.02%  
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 456 696 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.69% 23.53% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 799 700
Scotland median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
10th Percentile £289 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £495 £463
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 7
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £31.90 £26.75
% change year-on-year -2.03% +19.25%  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DTS in Scotland

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in Scotland

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for DTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Brio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Brio
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle