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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 126 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.69% 1.11% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£400 £473 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +32.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £435 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £511 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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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
297 451 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.57% 16.57% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 245 142
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (84.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (76.92%) ETL
3 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
9 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 3 (23.08%) Cognos
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
10 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (15.38%) DataStage
10 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (15.38%) DB2
10 2 (15.38%) OLAP
10 2 (15.38%) UNIX
10 2 (15.38%) Windows
10 2 (15.38%) Linux

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) DataStage
6 2 (15.38%) DB2
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DataStage Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ETL
2 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) Sitecore