The table below looks at the statistics for Snowflake Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snowflake Schema over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 405 408 410
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.056% 0.077% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5311 5195 5171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.21% 22.67% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3585 3499
Average daily rate £450 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

Snowflake Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snowflake Schema across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Snowflake Schema Jobs Demand Trend in London

Snowflake Schema
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema across the London region.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Trend in London

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Snowflake 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 Snowflake Schema.

1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
3 6 (66.67%) Star Schema
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) OLAP
5 4 (44.44%) Informatica
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) ActiveReports
6 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Cognos
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) MDX
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (11.11%) ETL Development

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Snowflake 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 Snowflake Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) Star Schema
3 4 (44.44%) OLAP
4 3 (33.33%) ActiveReports
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) QlikView
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) OLTP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft