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 3 months to 23 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)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 256 276
Contract jobs citing DTS 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.067% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £413 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.33

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1730 1854 2007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.35% 20.69% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1159 1226
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 28
Median hourly rate £26.25 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.79% +51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing DTS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for DTS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Production DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft