The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 131 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 3 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 2.85% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
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£488 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £380 £395
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 456 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.69% 21.28% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 312 384
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 30 July 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 - - - -
Somerset - - - -
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Star Schema
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Xcelsius
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) HNC
4 2 (33.33%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) OLAP
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (50.00%) Xcelsius
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Consultant
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
1 2 (33.33%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Business Objects