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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 98 92 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Big Data 23 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 1.09% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.18% 7.09% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 3
Median daily rate £470 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £463 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.21% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
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
372 395 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.54% 15.34% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 222 190
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £100.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -83.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.00 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £22.40 £170.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading 0 8 £450 -5.26% 5
Slough +8 4 £470 +29.65% 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 36 (61.02%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (49.15%) Hadoop
3 27 (45.76%) Analytics
4 18 (30.51%) SQL
5 17 (28.81%) Python
6 16 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
7 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.73%) Data Modelling
8 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (18.64%) Smart Meter
9 11 (18.64%) ETL
10 10 (16.95%) Oracle
10 10 (16.95%) Windows
10 10 (16.95%) Change Management
10 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
10 10 (16.95%) Degree
10 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
10 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.95%) R
11 9 (15.25%) Machine Learning
11 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
11 9 (15.25%) Data Architecture
11 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (15.25%) ITIL
11 9 (15.25%) .NET
11 9 (15.25%) C#
11 9 (15.25%) Java
11 9 (15.25%) Project Management

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
2 8 (13.56%) SAS
2 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) SPSS
3 3 (5.08%) MS Office
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.08%) SNMP
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) AMQP
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) MQTT
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) Hadoop
2 16 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
4 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (11.86%) Datazen
7 6 (10.17%) Apache Hive
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (6.78%) Power BI
10 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (5.08%) GIS
10 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
11 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (3.39%) QlikView
11 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.69%) HBase
12 1 (1.69%) HDInsight
12 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Ant
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) Gradle
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.08%) Maven
General
1 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.17%) Billing
2 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (5.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Field Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Data Scientist
3 6 (10.17%) Designer
3 6 (10.17%) Solutions Designer
3 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Data Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.86%) ADO
3 7 (11.86%) ADO.NET
3 7 (11.86%) Autofac
3 7 (11.86%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (11.86%) Entity Framework
3 7 (11.86%) ODBC
3 7 (11.86%) OLE
3 7 (11.86%) OLE DB
3 7 (11.86%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (11.86%) XML
3 7 (11.86%) XML Schema
4 5 (8.47%) SciPy
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 3 (5.08%) NumPy
6 3 (5.08%) Pandas
6 3 (5.08%) scikit-learn
6 3 (5.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Smart Meter
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.86%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (10.17%) Algorithms
4 6 (10.17%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
5 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
5 5 (8.47%) Statistics
6 4 (6.78%) Smart Energy
7 3 (5.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
7 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
8 2 (3.39%) IVR
8 2 (3.39%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (45.76%) Analytics
3 14 (23.73%) Data Modelling
4 11 (18.64%) ETL
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
6 9 (15.25%) Data Architecture
6 9 (15.25%) ITIL
6 9 (15.25%) Machine Learning
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) EAI
7 8 (13.56%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (13.56%) Physical Data Model
7 8 (13.56%) SOA
7 8 (13.56%) Use Case
8 7 (11.86%) Data Management
8 7 (11.86%) Master Data Management
8 7 (11.86%) Open Source
8 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.17%) Data Analytics
9 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) R
4 9 (15.25%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) Java
5 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.17%) Scala
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) C++
8 4 (6.78%) C
8 4 (6.78%) Perl
8 4 (6.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) CITP
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.78%) PMP
4 3 (5.08%) PhD
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSD
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
1 1 (1.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Ansible
1 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) Remedy
5 4 (6.78%) Ab Initio
6 3 (5.08%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) ESRI
7 2 (3.39%) Tableau
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Teradata