The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
England / South West
Rank 127 133 142
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing DTS 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.070% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 447 607 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.47% 21.16% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 438 515
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £15.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in the South West

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in the South West

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 6 £275 -
DTS
England

DTS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (87.50%) Silverlight
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) Xamarin
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Law

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Developer
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Developer
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Xamarin