Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 August 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 341 363 370
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing DTS 20 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.11% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 0.53% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
South East median daily rate £413 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00% -27.27%
England median daily rate £413 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,804 3,580 3,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.16% 21.30% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,733 2,259 2,123
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £282
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 73
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £40.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +103.46% -44.62%
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.00 £49.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DTS in the South East

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in the South East

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DTS in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DTS in the South East

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in the South East

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
West Sussex +32 13 £413 - 2
Surrey +25 4 £415 -12.63%
Thames Valley +20 3 £550 +37.50%
Berkshire -2 2 £550 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
DTS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for DTS.

1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Back Office
5 9 (45.00%) ETL
5 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (45.00%) Data Transformation
5 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (45.00%) Reinsurance
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) Cognos
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (25.00%) User Experience
6 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
7 4 (20.00%) Data Science

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
5 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DBA
1 10 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 9 (45.00%) Production DBA
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) UX Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Workday Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Workday Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Workday Functional Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (45.00%) Reinsurance
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Data Transformation
1 9 (45.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Data Science
3 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Cognitive Science
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Thinking
6 1 (5.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cognos
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Workday