The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 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 West Midlands 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Big Data 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£515 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
425 434 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.80% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 246 254
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Birmingham - 6 £525 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Coventry - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (60.71%) Hadoop
2 12 (42.86%) Analytics
3 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.86%) Data Analytics
7 5 (17.86%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Splunk
9 3 (10.71%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
10 2 (7.14%) SOA
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
10 2 (7.14%) PhD
10 2 (7.14%) Packet Switching
10 2 (7.14%) WAN
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
10 2 (7.14%) RDBMS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Packet Switching
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
1 2 (7.14%) IPsec
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Hadoop
2 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.57%) OLTP
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 1 (3.57%) CLAS Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) RMADS
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Analytics
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) Network Design
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Scala
2 2 (7.14%) R
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) PhD
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CITP
4 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Splunk
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Informatica
2 2 (7.14%) Netezza
2 2 (7.14%) Talend
2 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.57%) MapR
3 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.57%) RightScale
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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