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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Snowflake Schema
Rank 555 556 527
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.028% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
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£363 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £380 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £420 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -11.11%
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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 2015.

Snowflake Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Top 12 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 29 January 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 -5 16 £363 -9.37% 5
London - 5 £510 - 3
City of London - 3 £325 - 2
South East - 1 - - 1
Edgware - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Snowflake Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (86.21%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (48.28%) Finance
7 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
7 13 (44.83%) Analytics
8 12 (41.38%) QlikView
8 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
8 12 (41.38%) Tableau
8 12 (41.38%) ETL
9 11 (37.93%) Star Schema
10 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
11 9 (31.03%) Project Management
11 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
11 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (31.03%) QA
12 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (27.59%) Oracle
12 8 (27.59%) ERP
13 7 (24.14%) SAP
13 7 (24.14%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (24.14%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (24.14%) Coaching
14 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring

Snowflake Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) QlikView
4 11 (37.93%) Star Schema
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (13.79%) Data Mart
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
11 1 (3.45%) Big Data
11 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
11 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Team Leader
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Developer
3 7 (24.14%) DBA
4 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Modeller
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) Kendo UI
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
2 6 (20.69%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (44.83%) Analytics
3 12 (41.38%) ETL
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
4 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (27.59%) ERP
6 7 (24.14%) Coaching
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (20.69%) Change Management
8 5 (17.24%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (17.24%) Database Security
9 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Migration
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Tableau
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) SAP
5 5 (17.24%) Informatica
5 5 (17.24%) Red Gate
6 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.90%) Telerik
7 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks
8 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
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