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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 576 - 529
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 0.098% - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£388 - £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
11170 11167 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 22.00% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7174 6794 6161
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 £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 191 228
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £13.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 2015.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Top 14 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 3 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 £388 - 2
London - 5 £375 -
City of London - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 -
Hull - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 27 (93.10%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) ETL
4 15 (51.72%) Star Schema
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 14 (48.28%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (44.83%) QlikView
6 13 (44.83%) Analytics
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
6 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (37.93%) Tableau
7 11 (37.93%) Visualisation
8 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (34.48%) QA
8 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
8 10 (34.48%) Project Management
9 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) ERP
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle
9 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (27.59%) Coaching
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (27.59%) SAP
10 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (20.69%) Informatica
12 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
13 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (51.72%) Star Schema
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) QlikView
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (17.24%) Data Mart
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.90%) PowerCenter
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Big Data
8 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) ERwin
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Team Leader
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.90%) Database Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Modeller
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.45%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ETL
2 14 (48.28%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (44.83%) Analytics
4 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
4 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) ERP
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (6.90%) Data Management
9 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) 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 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Tableau
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 8 (27.59%) SAP
5 6 (20.69%) Informatica
6 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (6.90%) Red Gate
6 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks