Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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.

Big Data
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 79 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +32
Contract jobs citing Big Data 18 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.50% 0.67% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.11% 4.97% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £506 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.50% -11.85%
East of England median daily rate £481 £488 £363
% change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48% -20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -59.30% -31.20%

Big Data 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 178 181 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.83% 13.41% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 105 164
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £294 £279 £219
90th Percentile £588 £491 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.36% -39.13% +23.66%
10th Percentile £15.97 £15.67 £17.63
90th Percentile £22.66 £34.75 £40.88
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.63% -12.50% +14.21%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Cambridgeshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Cambridge -1 10 £506 +3.85% 13
Big Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (27.78%) Kibana
4 5 (27.78%) API Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Microservices
5 4 (22.22%) Data Encryption
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (22.22%) Line Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (22.22%) Confluence
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
5 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (22.22%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Documentum
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Data Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Fedora
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) API Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Microservices
3 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Data Encryption
4 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
7 1 (5.56%) Cloud Operations
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Acquisition
7 1 (5.56%) Data Development
7 1 (5.56%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Java 8
2 3 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) AWK
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) sed
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Kibana
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec