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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 140 91 127
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +36
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 2.84% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
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£463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £394 £395
% change year-on-year
-22.53% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
612 493 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.34% 22.32% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 339 393
Average daily rate £350 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £445 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +2 1 £425 +30.76%
Somerset - - - -
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Xcelsius
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) HNC
4 2 (40.00%) HND
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Xcelsius
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) HNC
1 2 (40.00%) HND
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects