Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 292 360 369
Rank change year-on-year +68 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing DTS 8 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.074% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.74% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 3
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -1.54%
10th Percentile £407 £358 £345
90th Percentile £488 £500 £533
England median daily rate £475 £475 £388
% change year-on-year - +22.58% +26.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.71 £18.32 -
% change year-on-year +34.92% - -

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 2,177 3,382 3,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.17% 21.14% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 2,179 2,154
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 41
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +164.71%
10th Percentile £16.64 £18.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £76.75 £58.93 £50.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +34.90%

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 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 20 February 2020. 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
Surrey +41 3 £445 -6.32%
Kent - 2 £450 -
Thames Valley +35 1 - -
West Sussex +24 1 £413 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
DTS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Softphone
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Blockchain
5 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (25.00%) Data Science
5 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (25.00%) Sketch

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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Sketch
2 1 (12.50%) Chatbot
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Blockchain
3 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Technical Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (12.50%) Production DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Production DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SSIS Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Data Science
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Cognitive Science
3 1 (12.50%) Conversational UI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 1 (12.50%) Field Research
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle