The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 28 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.68% - 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.65% 22.58% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £281 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Pega
2 2 (50.00%) Sonic ESB
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Pega
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Tumbleweed