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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 510 469 496
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +27
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 69 87 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 0.80% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 27
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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 £296 £343 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £398
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
10764 10881 11143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.40% 22.55% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6982 6902 6483
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 187 310
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £15.40 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.20 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 September 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 30 September 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 +8 46 £375 -6.25% 13
South East -16 8 £380 -39.92% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £278 -
South West -37 3 £425 +9.67% 1
North West - 2 £331 -
East Midlands +2 1 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England -18 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (64.57%) SQL
2 79 (62.20%) ETL
3 71 (55.91%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (53.54%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (50.39%) SQL Server
6 62 (48.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (38.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (30.71%) Kimball Methodology
10 38 (29.92%) Oracle
10 38 (29.92%) Data Modelling
11 34 (26.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (25.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
14 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
14 24 (18.90%) XML
14 24 (18.90%) Finance
15 23 (18.11%) T-SQL
16 22 (17.32%) Analytics
17 21 (16.54%) Inmon Methodology
18 19 (14.96%) PL/SQL
19 18 (14.17%) C#
19 18 (14.17%) Informatica
19 18 (14.17%) Dimensional Modelling
20 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2005
20 17 (13.39%) Relational Database
20 17 (13.39%) Business Objects
21 16 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
22 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database
22 15 (11.81%) Big Data

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) SAS
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (53.54%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (50.39%) SQL Server
3 62 (48.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (38.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (26.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (25.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (13.39%) Relational Database
8 15 (11.81%) Big Data
8 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database
8 15 (11.81%) OLAP
9 13 (10.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
12 7 (5.51%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (4.72%) DB2
13 6 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (4.72%) MySQL
14 5 (3.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Toad
2 2 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.57%) JMeter
2 2 (1.57%) Selenium
2 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.57%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Retail
3 2 (1.57%) Games
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (69.29%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) SQL Developer
3 19 (14.96%) ETL Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Microstrategy Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Business Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Tester
11 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (2.36%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.36%) DataStage Developer
12 3 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.36%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) XML
2 13 (10.24%) MDX
3 8 (6.30%) .NET
4 6 (4.72%) CSS
4 6 (4.72%) XHTML
4 6 (4.72%) HTML
5 5 (3.94%) Ajax
6 3 (2.36%) SOAP
6 3 (2.36%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.57%) JSON
8 1 (0.79%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.72%) CMDB
4 5 (3.94%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.15%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.36%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.36%) NHS
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) AS400
7 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.57%) Online Games
7 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (62.20%) ETL
2 71 (55.91%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (30.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 38 (29.92%) Data Modelling
6 22 (17.32%) Analytics
7 21 (16.54%) Inmon Methodology
8 18 (14.17%) Dimensional Modelling
9 16 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (9.45%) Data Mapping
11 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.66%) Performance Improvement
11 11 (8.66%) Migration
12 9 (7.09%) Data Migration
13 8 (6.30%) Data Management
14 6 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.72%) Master Data Management
15 5 (3.94%) Waterfall
15 5 (3.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (64.57%) SQL
2 23 (18.11%) T-SQL
3 19 (14.96%) PL/SQL
4 18 (14.17%) C#
5 8 (6.30%) VBA
6 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) ISEB
2 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.57%) HNC
3 2 (1.57%) HND
3 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (29.92%) Oracle
2 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.17%) Informatica
4 17 (13.39%) Business Objects
5 13 (10.24%) MicroStrategy
6 12 (9.45%) Cognos
7 10 (7.87%) Tableau
8 6 (4.72%) Teradata
8 6 (4.72%) Netezza
9 5 (3.94%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 3 (2.36%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.36%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.57%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.79%) Siebel
12 1 (0.79%) IBM
12 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.79%) Talend
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