The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 64 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% 0.15% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -
Big Data
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
187 146 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.86% 22.43% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 108 54
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £248 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
Newport - 2 £350 -
Cardiff +4 1 £600 +220.00% 1
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) PhD
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) SCADA
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Java

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Research Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (20.00%) Linear Regression
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PhD
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft