The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DTS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% - 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.66
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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 425 639 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.96% 21.24% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 394 395
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £302 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +24.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

DTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

DTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DTS in the West Midlands

DTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DTS in the West Midlands

DTS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham - 2 £369 -
Staffordshire - 1 £315 -
DTS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DTS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#

DTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos BI Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) IBM