The first table below looks at the demand for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 241 225 235
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.31% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate £450 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £370 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.09% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1790 1596 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.45% 19.04% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 855 953
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 46
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Star Schema
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Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the South East region.

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -12 2 £425 +14.86%
Hampshire - 2 £490 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) ETL
4 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Cognos
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (35.71%) Master Data Management
7 5 (35.71%) Data Management
7 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) ERwin
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) DB2
8 4 (28.57%) OLAP
9 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
9 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 2 (14.29%) Informatica
10 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
10 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 2 (14.29%) .NET
10 2 (14.29%) C#
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) Analytics
10 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
10 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) DB2
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Modeller
5 1 (7.14%) Development Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) ETL
3 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Data Management
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Master Data Management
6 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Network Design
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cognos
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
4 2 (14.29%) Kalido
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) IBM