The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 495 507 422
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -85
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 62 32 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.073% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 0.33% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 40
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£427 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9739 9781 9167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.97% 22.24% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6432 6097 5685
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 192 210
Average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +16 40 £463 +4.51% 13
South East -5 6 £435 +16.00%
South West - 3 £388 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
East Midlands +14 2 £450 +36.36% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 95 (70.37%) Data Warehouse
2 78 (57.78%) SQL
3 74 (54.81%) ETL
4 72 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (47.41%) Data Modelling
6 48 (35.56%) SQL Server
7 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (34.07%) Oracle
9 43 (31.85%) Kimball Methodology
10 41 (30.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (20.74%) Tableau
12 27 (20.00%) Finance
13 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
14 25 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (17.78%) PL/SQL
15 24 (17.78%) Analytics
15 24 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (16.30%) OLAP
17 21 (15.56%) T-SQL
17 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
17 21 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (14.81%) Informatica
19 19 (14.07%) Inmon Methodology
20 18 (13.33%) Big Data
20 18 (13.33%) UNIX
21 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
22 15 (11.11%) Data Mapping
23 14 (10.37%) Visualisation
23 14 (10.37%) Degree

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.48%) Summit
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (1.48%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (70.37%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (35.56%) SQL Server
3 41 (30.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (16.30%) OLAP
6 18 (13.33%) Big Data
7 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (9.63%) QlikView
9 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (8.15%) Snowflake Schema
10 11 (8.15%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database
11 10 (7.41%) DB2
12 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (6.67%) Data Mart
12 9 (6.67%) Hadoop
12 9 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
13 8 (5.93%) BusinessObjects XI
13 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Toad
1 5 (3.70%) ERwin
1 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.70%) JIRA
2 4 (2.96%) PyUnit
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Games
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (62.96%) Developer
2 21 (15.56%) SQL Developer
3 16 (11.85%) Analyst
3 16 (11.85%) Consultant
4 14 (10.37%) ETL Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Architect
6 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Data Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Microstrategy Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.70%) Database Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Designer
10 5 (3.70%) Data Integration Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Integration Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.63%) XML
2 10 (7.41%) MDX
3 5 (3.70%) SOAP
4 4 (2.96%) JDBC
5 3 (2.22%) .NET
5 3 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.74%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.74%) DAO
6 1 (0.74%) WCF
6 1 (0.74%) WF
6 1 (0.74%) GWT
6 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.93%) Data Integration
4 8 (5.93%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.44%) Reference Data
6 5 (3.70%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.70%) Equities
6 5 (3.70%) Derivative
6 5 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.96%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.22%) Online Games
8 3 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.48%) AS400
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) UNIX
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 4 (2.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.81%) ETL
2 72 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (47.41%) Data Modelling
4 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (31.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 24 (17.78%) Analytics
7 21 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (14.07%) Inmon Methodology
9 15 (11.11%) Data Mapping
10 11 (8.15%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (8.15%) Data Management
11 10 (7.41%) Data Analysis
12 9 (6.67%) Project Management
12 9 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.67%) Test Strategy
13 8 (5.93%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (5.93%) TDD
14 7 (5.19%) Coaching
14 7 (5.19%) RAD
14 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) SQL
2 24 (17.78%) PL/SQL
3 21 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 13 (9.63%) Java
4 13 (9.63%) Perl
5 8 (5.93%) VBA
6 7 (5.19%) Python
7 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.70%) C#
9 3 (2.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 2 (1.48%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.74%) MCP
2 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
1 9 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) HDFS
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Control-M
2 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (34.07%) Oracle
2 28 (20.74%) Tableau
3 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.81%) Informatica
5 10 (7.41%) Cognos
5 10 (7.41%) SAP
6 8 (5.93%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (4.44%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.70%) BMC
8 5 (3.70%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 5 (3.70%) Greenplum
9 4 (2.96%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.96%) Sybase
9 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.22%) IBM
10 3 (2.22%) Teradata
10 3 (2.22%) Netezza
11 2 (1.48%) Perforce
11 2 (1.48%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £454.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 days ago