The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 17 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 124 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.042% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 1.05% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
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- £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Big Data
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
321 478 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.33% 18.63% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 224 180
Average daily rate £375 £364 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £533 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Berkshire region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Reading +6 1 - - 2
Slough - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 3
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Big Data 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 Big Data.

1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Life Science
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (20.00%) Linked Data
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (10.00%) MBA
4 1 (10.00%) Migration

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Big Data 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 Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
1 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
1 2 (20.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MBA
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CBAP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy