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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 115 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.31% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 1.78% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£425 £633 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% +33.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
-21.93% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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
334 450 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.42% 17.58% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 186 196
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 14
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 August 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
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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 +9 2 £425 -34.48%
Bracknell - - - -
Star Schema
South East

Star Schema
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) DataStage
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) DataStage
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ETL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (40.00%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle