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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 590 - 546
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.099% - 0.019%
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
12101 12204 10333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.62% 21.72% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7852 7666 6299
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.20 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 12 £400 - 1
London - 7 £338 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £275 -
South East - 1 £425 -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Hull - - - - 1

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (96.30%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) ETL
3 15 (55.56%) Star Schema
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) QlikView
5 13 (48.15%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (40.74%) Analytics
6 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) Project Management
7 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
7 10 (37.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (37.04%) QA
8 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
8 9 (33.33%) Tableau
8 9 (33.33%) ERP
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (29.63%) SAP
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (29.63%) Coaching
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
10 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (55.56%) Star Schema
3 13 (48.15%) QlikView
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
8 2 (7.41%) OLAP
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
8 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
9 1 (3.70%) Big Data
9 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) ActiveReports
9 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) ERwin
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Database Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) MDX
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ETL
2 13 (48.15%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (40.74%) Analytics
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
5 9 (33.33%) ERP
5 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Coaching
7 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
7 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Change Management
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
11 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Tableau
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) SAP
4 4 (14.81%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) Red Gate
5 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos
6 1 (3.70%) Business Objects