The first table below looks at the demand for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Manchester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 79 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 1.81% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £380 £395
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
275 221 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.04% 19.39% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 125 207
Average daily rate £325 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £16.35 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Star Schema
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell