Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Data Lakes
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 136 161
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 -
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 48 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 0.89% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.50% 4.46% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 3
Berkshire median daily rate £549 £575 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +12.20% -
10th Percentile £368 £403 £361
90th Percentile £650 £600 £544
South East median daily rate £525 £575 £425
% change year-on-year -8.70% +35.29% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 738 808 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.02% 20.02% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 493 384
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £588 £588 £609
South East median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.62% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.33 £43.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.38% +355.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £15.13 £14.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.00 £55.60 £35.14
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -35.85%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Data Lake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in Berkshire

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Lake in Berkshire

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Lake in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Lake in Berkshire

Data Lake
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 Data Lake within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Reading +11 25 £550 -4.35% 2
Bracknell -7 6 £400 -34.69%
Slough -10 1 £430 +8.52%
Data Lake
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (75.00%) Analytics
3 34 (70.83%) SQL
4 33 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (64.58%) HDInsight
6 29 (60.42%) DevOps
7 28 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (58.33%) PowerShell
8 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (56.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
10 24 (50.00%) PaaS
11 23 (47.92%) Power BI
12 22 (45.83%) Visual Studio
13 20 (41.67%) Windows
13 20 (41.67%) Security Testing
13 20 (41.67%) Data Science
14 19 (39.58%) IaaS
15 18 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
15 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (37.50%) Data Management
16 17 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (33.33%) Scrum
18 14 (29.17%) Data-Driven Testing
18 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
19 10 (20.83%) Azure Data Factory
19 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
20 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
21 7 (14.58%) Tableau
22 6 (12.50%) Machine Learning

Data Lake
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 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (50.00%) PaaS
3 19 (39.58%) IaaS
4 10 (20.83%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (6.25%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) HDInsight
2 28 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (47.92%) Power BI
4 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.42%) Big Data
5 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
5 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.17%) Sqoop
8 1 (2.08%) DataStage
8 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (45.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Azure DevOps
2 15 (31.25%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Designer
6 4 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Azure Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Analytics
2 33 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (60.42%) DevOps
4 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (41.67%) Data Science
5 20 (41.67%) Security Testing
6 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (37.50%) Data Management
7 17 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (29.17%) Data-Driven Testing
9 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.50%) Machine Learning
11 5 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (10.42%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics
12 4 (8.33%) ETL
13 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) R
4 3 (6.25%) Scala
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) HDFS
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Tableau
3 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Informatica
3 1 (2.08%) Netezza
3 1 (2.08%) Teradata