The table below looks at the statistics for Snowflake Schema skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snowflake Schema over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 588 - 538
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.096% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11399 11231 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 6967 6200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 207
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

Snowflake Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Snowflake Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
England - 11 £400 - 1
London - 6 £338 -
City of London - 1 £275 -
South East - 1 £425 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Hull - - - - 1

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Snowflake 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 Snowflake Schema.

1 28 (96.55%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Star Schema
3 16 (55.17%) ETL
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (48.28%) Analytics
5 14 (48.28%) QlikView
6 13 (44.83%) Finance
7 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 11 (37.93%) Project Management
8 11 (37.93%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (37.93%) QA
8 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
9 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
9 10 (34.48%) Tableau
9 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 10 (34.48%) ERP
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (31.03%) SAP
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (31.03%) Coaching
11 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Snowflake 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 Snowflake Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Financials
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (55.17%) Star Schema
3 14 (48.28%) QlikView
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Data Mart
8 2 (6.90%) PowerCenter
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.45%) Big Data
9 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
9 1 (3.45%) OLAP
9 1 (3.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) ERwin
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.90%) Database Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Modeller
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.45%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) MDX
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ETL
2 15 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (48.28%) Analytics
4 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
4 11 (37.93%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (37.93%) Project Management
5 10 (34.48%) ERP
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Coaching
7 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (6.90%) Data Management
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Tableau
3 9 (31.03%) SAP
4 4 (13.79%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) Red Gate
5 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks