The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Berkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 123 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.33% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.78% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
450 405 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.66% 16.52% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 155 134
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Big Data
South East

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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 3 - - 1
Slough - 1 - - 3
Bracknell - 1 £363 - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (28.57%) Ab Initio
5 3 (21.43%) Statistics
5 3 (21.43%) Teradata
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
6 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) DataPower
6 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) DB2

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) DataStage
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
3 1 (7.14%) New Media
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) eTOM
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Research
5 1 (7.14%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) R
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Ab Initio
3 3 (21.43%) Teradata
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (7.14%) Tableau
5 1 (7.14%) Cloudera