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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Star Schema
England / North West
Rank 126 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £375 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
634 792 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.94% 20.58% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 513 458
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.65 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £68.56 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Star Schema as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +28 6 £550 -
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (80.00%) ETL
1 8 (80.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 8 (80.00%) Talend
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (70.00%) Data Mart
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) MDX
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) Hyperion
4 5 (50.00%) Essbase
4 5 (50.00%) ERwin
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) OLAP
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 7 (70.00%) Data Mart
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) Essbase
3 4 (40.00%) OLAP
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (50.00%) ERwin
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Hyperion Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (80.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (20.00%) Data Management
7 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
8 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Talend
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Embarcadero
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SAP