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 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 504 474 492
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 66 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 31
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£405 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -5.06%
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
10560 10111 11029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.74% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6312 6639
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 £250
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 159 213 275
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.21 £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 25 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 25 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 +1 36 £425 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire - 16 £290 -
South East -11 5 £425 -32.40% 5
South West -36 3 £488 +30.00%
North West -6 2 £331 +0.37% 1
West Midlands - 2 £225 - 1
East Midlands -2 1 - - 1
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 83 (66.40%) SQL
2 82 (65.60%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (58.40%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (54.40%) SQL Server
5 65 (52.00%) ETL
6 62 (49.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (41.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (40.80%) Oracle
9 41 (32.80%) Data Modelling
10 40 (32.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 39 (31.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (29.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (26.40%) Analytics
15 32 (25.60%) Finance
16 28 (22.40%) Microsoft
16 28 (22.40%) Business Objects
16 28 (22.40%) Inmon Methodology
17 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
18 25 (20.00%) XML
19 22 (17.60%) PL/SQL
20 21 (16.80%) OLAP
21 20 (16.00%) T-SQL
21 20 (16.00%) Big Data
22 19 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
23 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
23 18 (14.40%) C#
24 17 (13.60%) Oracle Database
25 16 (12.80%) Dimensional Modelling
25 16 (12.80%) Cognos

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.40%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) PowerPivot
3 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) HTTP
1 6 (4.80%) HTTPS
1 6 (4.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (58.40%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (54.40%) SQL Server
3 62 (49.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (41.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (31.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (29.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (16.80%) OLAP
8 20 (16.00%) Big Data
9 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
10 17 (13.60%) Oracle Database
11 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (11.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (9.60%) Oracle OLAP
14 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (7.20%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (6.40%) RDBMS
16 8 (6.40%) Oracle ODI
17 7 (5.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (4.80%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) ERwin
2 5 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.60%) JMeter
3 2 (1.60%) Selenium
3 2 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.60%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.80%) Toad
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (25.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (67.20%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 18 (14.40%) ETL Developer
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Developer
5 15 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (10.40%) Analyst
7 12 (9.60%) Business Developer
8 11 (8.80%) Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Designer
10 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 7 (5.60%) OBIEE Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Coordinator
11 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.00%) XML
2 12 (9.60%) MDX
3 10 (8.00%) .NET
4 6 (4.80%) CSS
4 6 (4.80%) XHTML
4 6 (4.80%) HTML
5 5 (4.00%) Ajax
6 3 (2.40%) SOAP
6 3 (2.40%) Web Services
6 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.60%) JSON
8 1 (0.80%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.80%) CMDB
4 4 (3.20%) Data Conversion
4 4 (3.20%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.20%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.20%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.80%) Online Games
7 1 (0.80%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) UNIX
2 5 (4.00%) Solaris
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (65.60%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (52.00%) ETL
3 41 (32.80%) Data Modelling
4 40 (32.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (26.40%) Analytics
7 28 (22.40%) Inmon Methodology
8 19 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (12.80%) Dimensional Modelling
9 16 (12.80%) Migration
10 11 (8.80%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.80%) Data Migration
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.80%) Data Mapping
10 11 (8.80%) Performance Improvement
11 7 (5.60%) Data Management
11 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.80%) Project Management
12 6 (4.80%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (66.40%) SQL
2 22 (17.60%) PL/SQL
3 20 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (14.40%) C#
5 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.40%) Perl
7 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ISEB
2 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.60%) HNC
3 2 (1.60%) HND
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.00%) TickIT
2 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (40.80%) Oracle
2 28 (22.40%) Business Objects
2 28 (22.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.80%) Cognos
3 16 (12.80%) Informatica
4 6 (4.80%) Teradata
4 6 (4.80%) Netezza
4 6 (4.80%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 5 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.40%) Perforce
6 3 (2.40%) Tableau
6 3 (2.40%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.60%) Talend
7 2 (1.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.80%) Siebel
8 1 (0.80%) IBM
8 1 (0.80%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.80%) Hyperion
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