The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Snowflake Schema skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Snowflake Schema over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Snowflake Schema
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 646 637
Rank change year-on-year +41 -9  
Contract jobs citing Snowflake Schema 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.047% 0.068% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £523 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.47% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £450 -
% change year-on-year +16.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Snowflake Schema is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10550 11771 13011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.39% 21.80% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 7962 8488
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.15 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +16.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Snowflake Schema
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Snowflake Schema as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Snowflake Schema in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Snowflake Schema in the UK

Snowflake Schema
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snowflake Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 3 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £523 -
Scotland - 2 £523 -
South East - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Snowflake Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Snowflake Schema.

1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
5 4 (40.00%) Big Data
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Scala
6 3 (30.00%) QlikView
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Snowflake Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Big Data
3 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (10.00%) DataStage
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) ArchiMate
4 3 (30.00%) Data Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
North West
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago