Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 September 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +53
Contract jobs citing Big Data 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.69% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Kent median daily rate £550 - -
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £32.17 £20.50
% change year-on-year +38.33% +56.93% -59.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 82 121 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.76% 22.28% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 92 104
Kent median daily rate £409 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.34% -14.38% +18.52%
10th Percentile £306 £212 £304
90th Percentile £575 £400 £725
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £62.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -29.58% +42.00%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Kent

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft