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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 80 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.098% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% 0.57% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
229 176 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.93% 17.20% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 72 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £28.25 £18.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.06% +50.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (100.00%) OLAP
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) Data Mart
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) MDX
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) OLAP
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (75.00%) Data Mart
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft