The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Edinburgh 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 78 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.27% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
216 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.82% 17.00% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £70.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Star Schema
Scotland

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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Data Mart
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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