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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 93 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Big Data 26 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.90% 1.40% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
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£488 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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
377 356 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.69% 14.23% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 178 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £187.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.80% +514.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £187.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £187.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 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 31 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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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 +11 14 £475 - 5
Newbury +1 3 £300 - 5
Slough - 3 £363 - 1
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (55.56%) Low Latency
2 23 (42.59%) Ab Initio
3 20 (37.04%) IBM
4 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
4 17 (31.48%) Web Services
4 17 (31.48%) UNIX
5 16 (29.63%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) DataPower
7 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
8 13 (24.07%) DB2
9 12 (22.22%) XML
9 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (20.37%) HTTP
10 11 (20.37%) JMS
10 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
10 11 (20.37%) WSDL
10 11 (20.37%) SOAP
10 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.37%) High Availability
11 10 (18.52%) Middleware
11 10 (18.52%) ETL
11 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
14 7 (12.96%) Mentoring

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) SPSS
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) HTTP
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.85%) NAS
2 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.85%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) DB2
2 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.56%) HBase
6 3 (5.56%) Sqoop
7 2 (3.70%) Triplestore
7 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.70%) Mahout
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
10 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Cloud Consultant
10 1 (1.85%) ArcSight Consultant
10 1 (1.85%) ArcSight Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) Web Services
2 12 (22.22%) XML
3 11 (20.37%) JMS
3 11 (20.37%) WSDL
3 11 (20.37%) SOAP
4 10 (18.52%) Middleware
5 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (3.70%) MLlib
8 1 (1.85%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) DataPower
2 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Low Latency
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) High Availability
4 10 (18.52%) ETL
5 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 5 (9.26%) Use Case
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) SIEM
9 4 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Line Management
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) R
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) CISSP
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) PhD
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.85%) NFS
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) SRDF
2 1 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Oozie
1 1 (1.85%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.85%) SnapMirror
1 1 (1.85%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Ab Initio
2 20 (37.04%) IBM
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.70%) Vertica
7 2 (3.70%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.70%) Teradata
7 2 (3.70%) Netezza
8 1 (1.85%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
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