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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 87 100 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Big Data 41 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.63% 1.04% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.09% 7.53% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 4
Median daily rate £460 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £665 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
339 385 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.50% 13.78% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 241 258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Median hourly rate £12.17 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.56% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £125.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +10 26 £450 -8.62% 2
Slough +13 7 £470 -37.33% 1
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 45 (52.33%) Hadoop
2 43 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (40.70%) SQL
4 34 (39.53%) Analytics
5 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
6 27 (31.40%) Java
7 26 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (26.74%) Python
8 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
10 19 (22.09%) Linux
10 19 (22.09%) Web Services
11 18 (20.93%) Degree
12 17 (19.77%) RESTful
13 15 (17.44%) Use Case
13 15 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (17.44%) Relational Database
14 14 (16.28%) Public Cloud
15 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (13.95%) Open Source
16 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
16 12 (13.95%) Windows
17 11 (12.79%) C#
17 11 (12.79%) .NET
17 11 (12.79%) Oracle
17 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
17 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (12.79%) Puppet
17 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
17 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.47%) Apache Spark
2 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) SAS
4 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) SPSS
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) AMQP
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) MQTT
4 1 (1.16%) SNMP
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.33%) Hadoop
2 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 26 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (17.44%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
5 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.47%) Datazen
7 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (8.14%) Apache Hive
8 7 (8.14%) Riak
9 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (5.81%) Power BI
10 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (3.49%) HBase
11 3 (3.49%) Impala
12 2 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Ant
1 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (11.63%) Maven
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Gradle
General
1 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Electronics
4 3 (3.49%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (3.49%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Finance
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 12 (13.95%) Consultant
3 11 (12.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Field Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (11.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Big Data Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Cloud Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Linux Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Linux Scripter
6 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) Web Services
2 17 (19.77%) RESTful
3 11 (12.79%) .NET
4 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.47%) ADO
4 9 (10.47%) ADO.NET
4 9 (10.47%) Autofac
4 9 (10.47%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (10.47%) Entity Framework
4 9 (10.47%) ODBC
4 9 (10.47%) OLE
4 9 (10.47%) OLE DB
4 9 (10.47%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (10.47%) XML
4 9 (10.47%) XML Schema
5 7 (8.14%) ELK Stack
5 7 (8.14%) Sensu
6 6 (6.98%) CSS
7 4 (4.65%) SciPy
8 3 (3.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Public Cloud
2 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.47%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (9.30%) Smart Meter
5 7 (8.14%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (8.14%) Visualisation
6 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.65%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.65%) Statistics
8 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.49%) Smart Energy
9 2 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.33%) IVR
9 2 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (1.16%) Economics
10 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.14%) CentOS
4 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (39.53%) Analytics
3 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (17.44%) Use Case
5 12 (13.95%) Open Source
6 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.79%) DevOps
7 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.47%) Data Analytics
8 9 (10.47%) Document Management
9 8 (9.30%) ETL
9 8 (9.30%) Machine Learning
9 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.30%) Project Management
10 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
10 7 (8.14%) Change Management
10 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.14%) Scrum
10 7 (8.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) SQL
2 27 (31.40%) Java
3 23 (26.74%) Python
4 11 (12.79%) C#
5 9 (10.47%) R
5 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.14%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.98%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) Scala
8 5 (5.81%) C
9 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 4 (4.65%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CITP
4 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.65%) PMP
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCSD
5 3 (3.49%) MCSE
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) MCTS
6 2 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) HDFS
1 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Ansible
1 11 (12.79%) Puppet
2 7 (8.14%) Graphite
2 7 (8.14%) logstash
2 7 (8.14%) Terraform
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.16%) Mesos
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Remedy
4 5 (5.81%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.65%) Teradata
6 3 (3.49%) Tableau
7 2 (2.33%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Informatica
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) Splunk
8 1 (1.16%) Vertica
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