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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
794 601 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.85% 19.38% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 344 267
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.33 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.75 £17.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality