The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Star Schema
Rank 150 142 135
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.092% 0.036%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Star Schema
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
755 773 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.13% 23.74% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 480 349
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £24.80 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.65 £67.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -12 3 £375 +36.36%
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (38.46%) Analytics
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (38.46%) Informatica
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (23.08%) LDAP
7 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exalytics
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
8 2 (15.38%) New Media
8 2 (15.38%) Big Data

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Database Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
1 2 (15.38%) New Media
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exalytics
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Tableau
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) Talend