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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 68 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.52% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 2.84% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
135 176 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.00% 18.37% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 54
Average daily rate £350 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £633 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
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 28 July 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 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio