The table below looks at the statistics for Star 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 Star Schema over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 374 376 386
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 37 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.86% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 20
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£420 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £394 £395
% change year-on-year
-23.17% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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England

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
5384 5673 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.60% 22.60% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3898 3728
Average daily rate £445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.84 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.26 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in London

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in London

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in London

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the London region.

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in London

Star 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 Star Schema within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 5 £388 -18.42% 2
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 56 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (66.25%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (62.50%) SQL
4 45 (56.25%) ETL
5 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
5 33 (41.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (36.25%) Oracle
8 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (33.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (30.00%) Finance
10 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 23 (28.75%) Data Modelling
11 23 (28.75%) Inmon Methodology
12 22 (27.50%) Business Objects
13 20 (25.00%) Analytics
13 20 (25.00%) Big Data
13 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (22.50%) PL/SQL
14 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
15 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
16 15 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
18 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
18 12 (15.00%) MicroStrategy
19 11 (13.75%) Informatica
19 11 (13.75%) Degree
20 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
20 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (66.25%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
3 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (33.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (25.00%) Big Data
6 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
8 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (7.50%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (7.50%) OLAP
11 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
12 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (5.00%) ProClarity
14 3 (3.75%) Snowflake Schema
14 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
14 3 (3.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.50%) LoadUI
2 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) ETL Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Microstrategy Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Business Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Coordinator
9 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Business Objects Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) MDX
2 5 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) SOAP
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) JSON
4 2 (2.50%) .NET
5 1 (1.25%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) CMDB
3 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (3.75%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.25%) Online Games
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) UNIX
2 5 (6.25%) Solaris
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (56.25%) ETL
3 33 (41.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.75%) Data Modelling
5 23 (28.75%) Inmon Methodology
6 20 (25.00%) Analytics
7 15 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (12.50%) Data Mapping
9 9 (11.25%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (8.75%) Data Management
10 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.50%) Migration
12 5 (6.25%) Project Management
12 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
12 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.25%) Master Data Management
13 4 (5.00%) Test Strategy
13 4 (5.00%) V-Model
13 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) PL/SQL
3 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.50%) VBA
5 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Oracle
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.50%) Business Objects
4 12 (15.00%) MicroStrategy
5 11 (13.75%) Informatica
6 10 (12.50%) Cognos
7 6 (7.50%) Netezza
7 6 (7.50%) Teradata
8 4 (5.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 3 (3.75%) Greenplum
9 3 (3.75%) Perforce
10 2 (2.50%) Tableau
11 1 (1.25%) SAP
11 1 (1.25%) Talend
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