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Trending career Opportunities in the coming Years – Data Analytics

Information providers discuss big data analytics in this article. Gone are the days where job seekers look for Java, c++  kind of jobs nor looking for SAP, Oracle kind of platforms. The whole IT industry is looking at big data analytics in the coming years. Not that Oracle platform or C++ have no job chance, but data analytics use these platforms to explore huge data into useful information. Data mining is the technique used in big data analytics to mine creative information useful to both buyer and seller instead of descriptive information. It is a scientific analysis of facts to gain purposeful information. This job sector is gaining momentum with the off shoot of e e-commerce websites, where there is lots of customer and product data for analysis. Data analytics addresses three crucial  areas  – Variety, Velocity and Volume according IBM  analysis.

Data analytics job is the sexiest job of the 21 century says Chris Morris, Special to In his article he says that only 20% of the total job demand is  for data analytics or junior data scientists in the recent past.  Data analyst works with a group where as a data scientist create their own data projects. Rob Braden, CEO of ‘Hortonworks’ says that  a data analyst  ‘right out of school can earn $125,000, while someone with a year or two of experience and a demonstrated skill set can easily make double that’ source CNBC. For data analysts responsibilities and an exclusive interview with a sport’s data analyst follow the link at Masters in Data science.

Why industry need big data analytics

Big data analytics will cut cost with the help of tools like Hadoop and cloud-based analytics. With the help of big data analytics industries will make faster and better decision-making. With this new trend customer demands are by companies with new products and services. All sectors including travel and hospitality, health care, Government and rtail are in need of this technology.


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Data Analytics – Job Opportunities:

 In one of the hiring trends listed by Forbes , there is Demand for big data expertise across a range of occupations saw significant growth over the last twelve months. There was a 123.60% jump in demand for Information Technology Project Managers with big data expertise, and an 89.8% increase for Computer Systems Analysts. The following table provides an overview of the distribution of open positions by occupation and the percentage growth in job demand over time.

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What are the responsibilities of Big data analytics experts. Basic skill set required

  • in-depth knowledge on SQL databases, python and R languages
  • Ability to execute statistical tests, make estimates and , distributions
  • Capable of Data mining activities
  • through knowledge on Data Communication
  • Software Engineering

Pay Scale estimations

  • Visualization Tool Developers:  $57.50 Average Hourly Rate
  • Hadoop Developers $70 per hour
  •  ETL (Extract, Transfer and Load) Developers $6 per hour:
  • Data Scientists: $40 per hour
  • OLAP Developer: $55 per hour
  • Data warehouse Appliance Specialist: &55 per hour
  • Predictive Analytics Developer: $60 per hour
  • Information Architect: $60 per hour

Source: CIO article

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