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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 385 400 385
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.096% 0.059% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
5204 5085 4692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.01% 22.39% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3651 3607 3200
Average daily rate £450 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 57
Average hourly rate £27.32 £27.50 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +20.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.70 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 May 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 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) Star Schema
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) OLAP
5 4 (40.00%) Informatica
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (30.00%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (30.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (30.00%) ActiveReports
6 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Cognos
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) MDX
7 2 (20.00%) QlikView
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) Star Schema
3 4 (40.00%) OLAP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) ActiveReports
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (30.00%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft