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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 599 579 546
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -33
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.067% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
Top 6 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 22 May 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 -21 8 £400 +14.28% 1
London -5 6 £400 +14.28% 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (94.74%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (73.68%) ETL
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) Star Schema
4 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) QlikView
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
6 8 (42.11%) Analytics
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (31.58%) ERP
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) SAP
8 6 (31.58%) Project Management
8 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Tableau
8 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
8 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) QA
8 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (31.58%) Coaching
9 5 (26.32%) Informatica
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) OLAP
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (68.42%) Star Schema
3 8 (42.11%) QlikView
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) OLAP
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) ActiveReports
5 3 (15.79%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (15.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
7 1 (5.26%) OLTP
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ERwin
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Database Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) MDX
2 1 (5.26%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ETL
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
4 8 (42.11%) Analytics
5 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (31.58%) ERP
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management
7 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Tableau
3 5 (26.32%) Informatica
4 3 (15.79%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects