Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Star Schema skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Star Schema over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Star Schema
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 211 237
Rank change year-on-year +22 +26 -35
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 0.70% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
North West median daily rate £577 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.40% +25.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £319 £340 £320
90th Percentile £600 £550 £438
England median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £57.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £57.75
% change year-on-year +54.55% -52.38% -

Star Schema is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1288 1703 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.63% 25.10% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1126 1216
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £532
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

Star Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Star Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Star Schema in the North West

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Star Schema in the North West

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Star Schema in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Star Schema in the North West

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 10 £413 - 1
Star Schema
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) XPath
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
6 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) XSD
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) OLAP
6 3 (23.08%) Finance

Star Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) HFM
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) OLTP
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (15.38%) Endeca
4 2 (15.38%) Essbase
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Data Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Database Architect
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) OBIEE Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XSD
1 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) SFIA
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) XPath
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft