The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 127 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.081% 0.097%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.49% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
442 408 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.49% 16.60% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 154 134
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Star Schema
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £425 -
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Star Schema
South East

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (45.45%) Data Management
5 5 (45.45%) Master Data Management
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos
6 4 (36.36%) DB2
7 3 (27.27%) OLAP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) ERwin
7 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
7 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
8 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (18.18%) Kalido
8 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ERwin
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Master Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cognos
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
3 2 (18.18%) Kalido
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle