The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 1.81% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
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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 Newport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
58 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 34.94% 27.69% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 4
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Research Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft