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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 151 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% - 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -7.09%
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
862 608 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.29% 19.25% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 351 283
Average daily rate £400 £340 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.50 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £157.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality