The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 87 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.69% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £278 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £390
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.17%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
287 290 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.92% 24.09% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 139 85
Average daily rate £355 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Star Schema
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) OLAP
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mart
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mart
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle