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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 121 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 2.35% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
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£450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
396 510 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.97% 19.48% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 258 186
Average daily rate £375 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.50 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
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 22 December 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
Slough - 4 £450 -
Reading +5 1 £450 -4.25%
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (71.43%) Ab Initio
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (42.86%) Teradata
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Xcelsius
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Ab Initio
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Teradata
3 3 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (14.29%) IBM