The table below looks at the statistics for Star 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 Star Schema over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Star Schema
Rank 575 534 511
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -23
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 55 82 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.68% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 59
Average daily rate
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£421 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £305 £394
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 - -

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
13194 12124 11888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 21.45% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8683 7513 7343
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 186 208
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.91 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema within the UK.

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Star Schema
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 50 £425 +13.33% 24
London -19 30 £425 +0.59% 10
South East -1 13 £400 +5.26% 9
Berkshire +5 10 £375 -1.31% 1
City of London +16 9 £418 -1.76% 2
North West -26 6 £433 +30.56% 3
Manchester -17 4 - - 2
Glasgow +14 3 £338 - 1
Uxbridge +8 3 £325 -27.77% 1
Scotland -11 3 £338 +47.15% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Newbury - 3 £375 -
Cardiff -12 2 £338 +3.84% 1
South Wales -12 2 £338 +3.84% 1
Wales -15 2 £338 +3.84% 1
Cumbria - 2 £433 -
South West -9 1 £388 -8.82%
Gloucestershire - 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 - -

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Star 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 Star Schema.

1 82 (75.93%) ETL
2 77 (71.30%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (65.74%) SQL
4 61 (56.48%) SQL Server
5 57 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (47.22%) Finance
8 45 (41.67%) Data Modelling
9 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 32 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (24.07%) Kimball Methodology
13 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
14 22 (20.37%) Oracle
14 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
16 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
17 18 (16.67%) Data Analysis
18 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
20 15 (13.89%) Greenplum
21 14 (12.96%) BusinessObjects
21 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
21 14 (12.96%) Degree
22 13 (12.04%) OLAP
23 12 (11.11%) Analytics
23 12 (11.11%) Relational Database

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Star 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 Star Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.41%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (71.30%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (56.48%) SQL Server
3 56 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (12.96%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (12.04%) OLAP
10 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 11 (10.19%) Data Mart
12 10 (9.26%) BusinessObjects XI
12 10 (9.26%) Big Data
12 10 (9.26%) Oracle Database
13 9 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (6.48%) RDBMS
15 7 (6.48%) DataStage
15 7 (6.48%) QlikView
15 7 (6.48%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) JIRA
2 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.70%) ERwin
4 3 (2.78%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.93%) ProC
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (47.22%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Retail
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Analyst
3 22 (20.37%) ETL Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Architect
4 15 (13.89%) SQL Developer
5 14 (12.96%) Data Architect
5 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Consultant
7 8 (7.41%) Designer
8 6 (5.56%) ETL Designer
9 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Business Objects Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Business Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Lead Designer
10 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) .NET
2 10 (9.26%) XML
3 9 (8.33%) MDX
4 2 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (0.93%) WinForms
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) WCF
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Tandem
5 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Economics
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (75.93%) ETL
2 57 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.07%) Kimball Methodology
6 21 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.11%) Analytics
10 11 (10.19%) ETL Development
10 11 (10.19%) Data Mapping
11 10 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (9.26%) Inmon Methodology
12 9 (8.33%) Data Management
12 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
14 7 (6.48%) Migration
14 7 (6.48%) Master Data Management
15 6 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
15 6 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.74%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (2.78%) C#
5 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.78%) VB
6 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.85%) C
7 1 (0.93%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.96%) Degree
4 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.78%) ISEB
5 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Oracle
3 15 (13.89%) Greenplum
4 11 (10.19%) Teradata
5 10 (9.26%) Cognos
6 8 (7.41%) Informatica
7 7 (6.48%) IBM
7 7 (6.48%) Netezza
8 6 (5.56%) Vertica
9 5 (4.63%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.78%) Tableau
11 2 (1.85%) Trillium
12 1 (0.93%) SAP
12 1 (0.93%) Sun
12 1 (0.93%) Nintex
12 1 (0.93%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.93%) Google
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dome Recruitment
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Uxbridge
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £380 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago