The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Snowflake Schema
Rank 403 417 412
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.056% 0.073% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£425 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5341 5479 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.72% 22.58% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 3714 3587
Average daily rate £438 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 58
Average hourly rate £29.74 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Snowflake Schema
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Histogram in London

Snowflake Schema
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
City of London - 2 £538 -
Snowflake Schema
England

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) MDX
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (25.00%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy