The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 70 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 0.51% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
190 128 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.77% 16.18% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 53 45
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
Big Data
Berkshire

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DataPower
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) New Media
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) eTOM
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft