The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 17 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 South Wales 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 54 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.31% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 88 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.45% 26.99% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 23
Average daily rate £363 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Top 4 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management