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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 514 476 490
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 69 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.75% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 36
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£375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
-21.93% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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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
10920 10751 11270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.43% 22.09% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6859 6790 6706
Average daily rate £400 £398 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 188 279
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £51.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +7 39 £418 -2.76% 7
Yorkshire - 18 £288 -
South East -6 4 £425 -32.40%
North West +2 2 £331 +21.55% 1
West Midlands -21 2 £225 -45.45% 1
South West -46 2 £463 +22.59%
East Midlands -1 1 - - 2
East of England -29 1 - - 1
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 81 (66.94%) SQL
2 75 (61.98%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (54.55%) ETL
4 65 (53.72%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (52.89%) SQL Server
6 57 (47.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (41.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (33.88%) Oracle
9 38 (31.40%) Kimball Methodology
10 36 (29.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (26.45%) Data Modelling
13 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
14 28 (23.14%) Finance
15 26 (21.49%) Business Objects
15 26 (21.49%) Inmon Methodology
16 23 (19.01%) PL/SQL
16 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
17 22 (18.18%) XML
17 22 (18.18%) T-SQL
17 22 (18.18%) Analytics
18 20 (16.53%) Big Data
19 18 (14.88%) C#
19 18 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
20 17 (14.05%) Oracle Database
21 16 (13.22%) Dimensional Modelling
22 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
22 15 (12.40%) Informatica

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) SAN
2 2 (1.65%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (53.72%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (52.89%) SQL Server
3 57 (47.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (41.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (29.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (16.53%) Big Data
7 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
7 17 (14.05%) Oracle Database
8 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (9.92%) OLAP
11 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (6.61%) RDBMS
13 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (4.13%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (4.13%) DB2
14 5 (4.13%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.65%) LoadUI
2 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.65%) Selenium
2 2 (1.65%) JMeter
2 2 (1.65%) Toad
2 2 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.83%) ERwin
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.65%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (71.07%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) ETL Developer
2 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (14.05%) SQL Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Analyst
5 12 (9.92%) Microstrategy Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Business Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.96%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Business Test Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) XML
2 11 (9.09%) MDX
3 10 (8.26%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) HTML
4 6 (4.96%) CSS
4 6 (4.96%) XHTML
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 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.96%) CMDB
3 5 (4.13%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.31%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (3.31%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.48%) NHS
5 3 (2.48%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.65%) Online Games
6 2 (1.65%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.65%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) UNIX
2 5 (4.13%) Solaris
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.98%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (54.55%) ETL
3 38 (31.40%) Kimball Methodology
4 35 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.45%) Data Modelling
6 26 (21.49%) Inmon Methodology
7 22 (18.18%) Analytics
8 18 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (13.22%) Dimensional Modelling
10 12 (9.92%) Data Mapping
11 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
12 10 (8.26%) Migration
13 7 (5.79%) Data Management
13 7 (5.79%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.79%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.96%) System Testing
14 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (66.94%) SQL
2 23 (19.01%) PL/SQL
3 22 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 18 (14.88%) C#
5 7 (5.79%) VBA
6 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) ISEB
2 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.65%) HNC
4 2 (1.65%) HND
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Control-M
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (33.88%) Oracle
2 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (21.49%) Business Objects
4 15 (12.40%) Informatica
5 13 (10.74%) MicroStrategy
6 12 (9.92%) Cognos
7 6 (4.96%) Netezza
7 6 (4.96%) Teradata
8 5 (4.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 3 (2.48%) Perforce
9 3 (2.48%) Greenplum
9 3 (2.48%) Tableau
10 2 (1.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.83%) Siebel
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.83%) Talend
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