The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Star Schema
England / South West
Rank - 138 139
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+27.41% -
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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
542 685 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.36% 22.99% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 530 502
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Teradata
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (83.33%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) SAS
2 5 (83.33%) OLAP
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) HNC
3 4 (66.67%) HND
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Banking

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 5 (83.33%) OLAP
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) HNC
1 4 (66.67%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) MicroStrategy
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Teradata