Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Big Data Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 140 177
Rank change year-on-year -23 +37 -
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Engineer 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.31% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.34% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £575 -
South East median daily rate £463 £575 £380
% change year-on-year -19.57% +51.32% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,646 3,543 4,367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 92.48% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,898 1,744 2,308
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.24%
10th Percentile £229 £243 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 152 170
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.02 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.68 £39.75 £31.28
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.61% -11.15% +14.29%

Big Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Big Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Engineer in Berkshire

Big Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Engineer in Berkshire

Big Data Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -7 3 - - 1
Windsor - 2 £575 -
Big Data Engineer
South East

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Big Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Big Data Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Kafka
3 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) HDFS
4 2 (28.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Data Science
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Economics
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Degree

Big Data Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
1 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) HDInsight
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Kafka
2 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cloudera