The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 121 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.040% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£250 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +14.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Star Schema
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
341 426 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.44% 16.83% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 228 164
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -60.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Star Schema across the Berkshire region.

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 2 £250 -41.17% 1
Star Schema
South East

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Star Schema also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Star Schema.

1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) ETL
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Star Schema also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Star Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica