The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 113 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% - 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 434 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.47% 22.04% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 245 252
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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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 29 July 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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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
Warwickshire - 2 £225 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
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Star Schema
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects