The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.80 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
239 115 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.92% 22.59% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 59 70
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.07 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.96% -4.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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South Wales - 2 £338 -
North Wales - - - -
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) DTS
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
4 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (57.14%) VB
4 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Data Mart
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Visualisation

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) DTS
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Transformer
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Data Mart
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (14.29%) QlikView
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (14.29%) DataStage
7 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (14.29%) OLAP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ETL
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos
1 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Gate
3 1 (14.29%) IBM