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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 547 508 488
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -20
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 42 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.63% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 55
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£415 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £305 £394
% change year-on-year
+27.04% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 - -
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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
12117 10889 10783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.80% 21.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 6851 6800
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 152 195
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £13.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.28 £50.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 24 £425 +2.10% 10
South East -9 13 £400 -5.88% 9
North West -29 4 £433 +30.56% 1
South West -11 1 £388 -8.82%
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 77 (77.78%) ETL
2 68 (68.69%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (65.66%) SQL
4 58 (58.59%) SQL Server
5 54 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (49.49%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (43.43%) Finance
8 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (38.38%) Data Modelling
10 34 (34.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 30 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
14 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
15 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
16 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
17 18 (18.18%) Oracle
17 18 (18.18%) Greenplum
18 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
18 17 (17.17%) SC Cleared
19 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (14.14%) ETL Development
20 14 (14.14%) Degree
21 13 (13.13%) Requirements Analysis
21 13 (13.13%) XML
21 13 (13.13%) Data Analysis
22 12 (12.12%) Python

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.08%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (68.69%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (58.59%) SQL Server
3 54 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (34.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
9 11 (11.11%) OLAP
10 10 (10.10%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (10.10%) Big Data
11 9 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (9.09%) Data Mart
12 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
13 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Power View
13 7 (7.07%) BusinessObjects XI
13 7 (7.07%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (7.07%) RDBMS
14 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) JIRA
2 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.04%) ERwin
4 3 (3.03%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.01%) ProC
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.02%) Law
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
6 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (59.60%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) ETL Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Analyst
4 15 (15.15%) SQL Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Architect
6 13 (13.13%) Data Architect
7 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (11.11%) Consultant
9 9 (9.09%) Designer
10 7 (7.07%) ETL Designer
11 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Business Objects Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Lead Designer
12 4 (4.04%) Junior
12 4 (4.04%) Business Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Test Analyst
13 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) XML
2 11 (11.11%) .NET
3 7 (7.07%) MDX
4 2 (2.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.01%) WinForms
5 1 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) WCF
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.04%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) Economics
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (77.78%) ETL
2 49 (49.49%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (38.38%) Data Modelling
5 24 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.14%) ETL Development
9 13 (13.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (13.13%) Data Analysis
10 10 (10.10%) Analytics
10 10 (10.10%) Inmon Methodology
11 9 (9.09%) Data Management
11 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 9 (9.09%) Data Mapping
12 8 (8.08%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (7.07%) Master Data Management
14 6 (6.06%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (6.06%) Project Management
14 6 (6.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (3.03%) C#
5 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.02%) C
7 1 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.14%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.03%) ISEB
5 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) Oracle
2 18 (18.18%) Greenplum
3 10 (10.10%) Teradata
4 8 (8.08%) Informatica
5 7 (7.07%) Netezza
6 6 (6.06%) Vertica
6 6 (6.06%) Cognos
7 5 (5.05%) IBM
7 5 (5.05%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.03%) Tableau
9 1 (1.01%) Google
9 1 (1.01%) Nintex
9 1 (1.01%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.01%) Sun
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
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