The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £570
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.67% -
Big Data
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
92 148 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.83% 23.42% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 78 67
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 £20.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Hertfordshire region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage - 1 £525 - 1
Watford - 1 £475 -
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Records Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) iManage
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft