The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 190 197 211
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 8 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.086% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.37% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
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£415 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £373 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £443 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £305 £394
% change year-on-year
+27.04% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 - -
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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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1407 1340 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.18% 23.05% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 993 1255
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.49 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
4 13 (72.22%) Finance
5 12 (66.67%) ETL
6 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
9 7 (38.89%) Data Mart
10 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (27.78%) JIRA
11 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
11 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
11 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
12 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 3 (16.67%) Oracle
13 3 (16.67%) Project Management
13 3 (16.67%) ISEB
13 3 (16.67%) TestDirector

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (38.89%) Data Mart
6 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
7 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) Big Data
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (11.11%) OLAP
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.56%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ETL
2 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) V-Model
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Data Management
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
2 3 (16.67%) Netezza
2 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
2 3 (16.67%) Vertica
3 1 (5.56%) Nintex
3 1 (5.56%) WorldPay
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago