The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 79 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 0.47% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.25% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £268 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Big Data
South East

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 Surrey region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
308 244 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.71% 19.06% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -48.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £26.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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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
Staines - 3 - - 2
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - - 4
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 20 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Data Security
4 12 (42.86%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Apache Hive
4 12 (42.86%) Analytics
4 12 (42.86%) Apache Pig
5 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
5 10 (35.71%) Perl
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) MapReduce
5 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
5 10 (35.71%) Open Source
6 9 (32.14%) HBase
7 8 (28.57%) Apache Accumulo
7 8 (28.57%) Kafka
7 8 (28.57%) Confluence
7 8 (28.57%) JIRA
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) XSD
7 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (28.57%) OO
7 8 (28.57%) Swing
7 8 (28.57%) Spring
8 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (25.00%) OOP
8 7 (25.00%) Sybase
8 7 (25.00%) DB2

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (42.86%) Apache Pig
2 8 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 12 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
3 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 9 (32.14%) HBase
5 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) Apache Accumulo
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (25.00%) DB2
7 6 (21.43%) Couchbase
8 2 (7.14%) MS Access
8 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 1 (3.57%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Integrity Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
1 8 (28.57%) XSD
1 8 (28.57%) Swing
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
1 8 (28.57%) Kafka
2 6 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) JDBC
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) WSDL
3 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Data Security
1 12 (42.86%) Analytics
2 10 (35.71%) MapReduce
2 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 8 (28.57%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
8 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Perl
5 7 (25.00%) R
6 4 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) C
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
1 7 (25.00%) Sybase
2 6 (21.43%) Tableau
2 6 (21.43%) RapidMiner
2 6 (21.43%) Cloudera
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Hortonworks
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) MathWorks
5 1 (3.57%) Telerik
5 1 (3.57%) Red Gate