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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 86 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs citing Big Data 27 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.92% 2.21% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
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£475 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
341 362 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.23% 14.87% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 173 153
Average daily rate £375 £385 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -57.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £152.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 13 £488 - 6
Newbury +1 3 £300 - 2
Slough - 2 £350 - 2
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 24 (52.17%) Low Latency
2 17 (36.96%) IBM
3 15 (32.61%) Ab Initio
3 15 (32.61%) DataPower
4 13 (28.26%) DB2
5 12 (26.09%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) High Availability
6 11 (23.91%) JMS
6 11 (23.91%) HTTP
6 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (23.91%) WSDL
6 11 (23.91%) UNIX
6 11 (23.91%) SOAP
6 11 (23.91%) Web Services
6 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
6 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (19.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (17.39%) Middleware
9 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 8 (17.39%) ETL
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) SPSS
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) HTTP
1 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) DB2
2 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.52%) HBase
5 3 (6.52%) Sqoop
6 2 (4.35%) Triplestore
6 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.35%) Mahout
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
9 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) ArcSight Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) ArcSight Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) XML
2 11 (23.91%) JMS
2 11 (23.91%) WSDL
2 11 (23.91%) SOAP
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 9 (19.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (17.39%) Middleware
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (4.35%) MLlib
7 1 (2.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) DataPower
2 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Low Latency
2 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) High Availability
4 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.39%) ETL
6 6 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 5 (10.87%) Use Case
7 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Service Management
8 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 4 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL
10 2 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.52%) R
4 2 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) CISSP
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) IBM
2 15 (32.61%) Ab Initio
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.35%) Vertica
6 2 (4.35%) Teradata
6 2 (4.35%) Netezza
6 2 (4.35%) Greenplum
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