The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 102 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.046% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.97% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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%
Star Schema
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
407 482 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 22.30% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 267 245
Average daily rate £350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 16
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.48 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Vacancies
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Star Schema
England

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (12.50%) ERwin
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle