The first table below looks at the demand for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 501 470 489
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 65 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 33
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£390 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £324 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £380 £395
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10534 10143 11098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 21.77% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6633 6322 6680
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 201 278
Average hourly rate £28.99 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £51.30 £45.00
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 England

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in England

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in England

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in England

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the England region.

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in England

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +15 34 £425 -5.55% 5
Yorkshire - 16 £290 -
South East -11 6 £425 -32.40% 4
South West -34 3 £488 +30.00%
North West -4 2 £331 +20.45%
West Midlands - 2 £225 - 1
East Midlands 0 1 - - 1
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 82 (67.77%) SQL
2 76 (62.81%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (57.85%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (53.72%) ETL
4 65 (53.72%) SQL Server
5 59 (48.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (42.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (38.02%) Oracle
8 39 (32.23%) Kimball Methodology
9 38 (31.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (29.75%) Data Modelling
11 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (26.45%) Finance
13 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
14 28 (23.14%) Business Objects
14 28 (23.14%) Analytics
15 27 (22.31%) Inmon Methodology
16 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
17 23 (19.01%) XML
18 22 (18.18%) PL/SQL
19 20 (16.53%) T-SQL
19 20 (16.53%) Big Data
20 18 (14.88%) C#
20 18 (14.88%) OLAP
20 18 (14.88%) Oracle Database
20 18 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
20 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
21 16 (13.22%) Informatica
22 15 (12.40%) Dimensional Modelling

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) SAN
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (57.85%) Data Warehouse
2 65 (53.72%) SQL Server
3 59 (48.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (42.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (31.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (16.53%) Big Data
8 18 (14.88%) Oracle Database
8 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
8 18 (14.88%) OLAP
9 15 (12.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (8.26%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (6.61%) RDBMS
12 7 (5.79%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (4.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.31%) ERwin
3 2 (1.65%) JMeter
3 2 (1.65%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.65%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.83%) Toad
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (69.42%) Developer
2 20 (16.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (15.70%) ETL Developer
4 16 (13.22%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Analyst
6 12 (9.92%) Business Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Coordinator
10 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Microstrategy Developer
11 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (4.13%) OBIEE Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) XML
2 11 (9.09%) MDX
3 10 (8.26%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) CSS
4 6 (4.96%) XHTML
4 6 (4.96%) HTML
5 5 (4.13%) Ajax
6 3 (2.48%) SOAP
6 3 (2.48%) Web Services
6 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.65%) JSON
8 1 (0.83%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.61%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.96%) CMDB
4 4 (3.31%) Data Conversion
4 4 (3.31%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.31%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.65%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.83%) Online Games
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) UNIX
2 5 (4.13%) Solaris
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (62.81%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (53.72%) ETL
3 39 (32.23%) Kimball Methodology
4 36 (29.75%) Data Modelling
5 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (23.14%) Analytics
7 27 (22.31%) Inmon Methodology
8 18 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (12.40%) Dimensional Modelling
10 13 (10.74%) Migration
11 12 (9.92%) Data Mapping
12 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
13 9 (7.44%) Data Migration
13 9 (7.44%) Data Analysis
14 7 (5.79%) Data Management
14 7 (5.79%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.96%) Project Management
15 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (67.77%) SQL
2 22 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 20 (16.53%) T-SQL
4 18 (14.88%) C#
5 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.48%) Perl
7 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) ISEB
2 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.65%) HNC
3 2 (1.65%) HND
3 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.31%) TickIT
2 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (38.02%) Oracle
2 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.14%) Business Objects
4 16 (13.22%) Informatica
5 13 (10.74%) Cognos
6 6 (4.96%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (4.96%) Teradata
6 6 (4.96%) Netezza
7 5 (4.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 3 (2.48%) Tableau
8 3 (2.48%) Greenplum
8 3 (2.48%) Perforce
9 2 (1.65%) SAP
9 2 (1.65%) Talend
10 1 (0.83%) Siebel
10 1 (0.83%) IBM
10 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
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Posted: 6 days ago
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