The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 154 187 200
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +13
Contract jobs citing Big Data 122 81 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.30% 4.53% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 26
Average daily rate £450 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
Big Data
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1937 1790 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.05% 17.94% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1089 1056
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 45
Average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the South East region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire +15 40 £460 -2.90% 24
Buckinghamshire +29 24 £425 -15.00% 4
Surrey -11 18 £421 -0.88% 14
West Sussex -12 13 £388 -8.82%
East Sussex - 12 - -
Hampshire +8 6 £550 +12.82% 9
Oxfordshire +7 3 £450 +18.03% 9
Kent -22 2 £413 -17.50% 1
Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 98 (41.70%) Hadoop
1 98 (41.70%) Analytics
2 83 (35.32%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (27.66%) Java
4 62 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (23.83%) SQL
5 56 (23.83%) Python
6 47 (20.00%) Linux
7 43 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (17.02%) Degree
9 38 (16.17%) NoSQL
10 37 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (15.32%) Data Analytics
11 36 (15.32%) SQL Server
12 35 (14.89%) Finance
13 34 (14.47%) Oracle
14 33 (14.04%) Windows
15 31 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (12.77%) SAS
16 30 (12.77%) JavaScript
17 29 (12.34%) Scrum
18 28 (11.91%) Data Analysis
19 27 (11.49%) Elasticsearch
20 26 (11.06%) DevOps
20 26 (11.06%) R
20 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
21 25 (10.64%) Data Modelling
22 24 (10.21%) Web Services
23 23 (9.79%) ETL
24 22 (9.36%) Big Data Analytics

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (12.77%) SAS
2 27 (11.49%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (8.51%) Apache Spark
4 13 (5.53%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.83%) Apache
5 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.40%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.98%) Apache Pig
7 7 (2.98%) Node.js
7 7 (2.98%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.85%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) SPSS
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Weka
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.40%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (2.55%) GitHub
5 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.70%) SaaS
6 3 (1.28%) IaaS
6 3 (1.28%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.85%) Heroku
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.11%) Internet
2 6 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.13%) SAN
4 4 (1.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) ATM
6 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) FCoE
6 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (41.70%) Hadoop
2 43 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (16.17%) NoSQL
4 36 (15.32%) SQL Server
5 19 (8.09%) Apache Hive
5 19 (8.09%) Relational Database
6 17 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (6.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (5.96%) HPCC
9 12 (5.11%) MongoDB
10 11 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
11 10 (4.26%) QlikView
12 9 (3.83%) Datazen
12 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (3.40%) Data Mining
13 8 (3.40%) HBase
14 7 (2.98%) MySQL
14 7 (2.98%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.53%) Ant
2 13 (5.53%) Maven
3 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.98%) Selenium
4 6 (2.55%) Gradle
5 4 (1.70%) Rational Rose
6 3 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.85%) JUnit
7 2 (0.85%) PyUnit
7 2 (0.85%) Redmine
7 2 (0.85%) RSpec
8 1 (0.43%) NUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Subversion
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (14.89%) Finance
2 20 (8.51%) Banking
3 14 (5.96%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.26%) Marketing
5 9 (3.83%) Publishing
6 8 (3.40%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.55%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (1.28%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (26.38%) Developer
2 44 (18.72%) Architect
3 27 (11.49%) Data Architect
4 22 (9.36%) Big Data Architect
5 21 (8.94%) Big Data Developer
6 20 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.66%) Analyst
7 18 (7.66%) Consultant
8 16 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 16 (6.81%) Data Scientist
9 14 (5.96%) Project Manager
10 13 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Field Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (5.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.21%) Web Services
2 19 (8.09%) RESTful
3 16 (6.81%) AngularJS
4 13 (5.53%) .NET
5 11 (4.68%) J2EE
6 10 (4.26%) SOAP
6 10 (4.26%) XML
7 9 (3.83%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.83%) ADO
7 9 (3.83%) ADO.NET
7 9 (3.83%) Autofac
7 9 (3.83%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (3.83%) Entity Framework
7 9 (3.83%) ODBC
7 9 (3.83%) OLE
7 9 (3.83%) OLE DB
7 9 (3.83%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (3.83%) XML Schema
8 8 (3.40%) CSS
8 8 (3.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.81%) Algorithms
4 15 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.53%) Statistics
6 12 (5.11%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.83%) Internet of Things
7 9 (3.83%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (3.40%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.98%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.55%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.28%) Semantic Web
11 3 (1.28%) Social Media
11 3 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.85%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.00%) Linux
2 33 (14.04%) Windows
3 11 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.83%) CentOS
5 7 (2.98%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.98%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.55%) Unix
6 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (41.70%) Analytics
2 83 (35.32%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (15.32%) Data Analytics
5 29 (12.34%) Scrum
6 28 (11.91%) Data Analysis
7 26 (11.06%) DevOps
8 25 (10.64%) Data Modelling
9 23 (9.79%) ETL
10 22 (9.36%) Big Data Analytics
10 22 (9.36%) Data Architecture
10 22 (9.36%) Use Case
11 21 (8.94%) Configuration Management
12 18 (7.66%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (7.23%) Machine Learning
14 15 (6.38%) Business Analysis
14 15 (6.38%) Project Management
15 14 (5.96%) Open Source
16 13 (5.53%) MapReduce
17 12 (5.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (27.66%) Java
2 56 (23.83%) Python
2 56 (23.83%) SQL
3 30 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.06%) R
5 22 (9.36%) Bash Shell
6 21 (8.94%) C++
7 18 (7.66%) Perl
8 14 (5.96%) C#
9 13 (5.53%) Scala
10 12 (5.11%) C
11 11 (4.68%) Ruby
12 10 (4.26%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.83%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.98%) PHP
15 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (17.02%) Degree
2 14 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.70%) CITP
5 4 (1.70%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.70%) PMP
6 3 (1.28%) MCSD
6 3 (1.28%) MCSE
6 3 (1.28%) PhD
7 2 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) MCTS
7 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.43%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) MBA
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) QA
2 8 (3.40%) SLA
3 5 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.70%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) GridGain
1 2 (0.85%) HDFS
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) KVM
2 1 (0.43%) UAG
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.38%) Puppet
2 14 (5.96%) Ansible
3 7 (2.98%) Graphite
3 7 (2.98%) logstash
3 7 (2.98%) Terraform
4 6 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) Oozie
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.43%) Mesos
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 34 (14.47%) Oracle
2 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.53%) SAP
4 11 (4.68%) VMware
5 8 (3.40%) Tableau
6 7 (2.98%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.98%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.98%) Remedy
7 5 (2.13%) Cognos
7 5 (2.13%) HP
7 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.70%) EMC
8 4 (1.70%) Teradata
9 3 (1.28%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.28%) Cisco
9 3 (1.28%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) Talend
10 2 (0.85%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.43%) BT
11 1 (0.43%) Huawei
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