Big data needs mixed skills. For example - technical skills and some soft skills.
1# Technical SkillsOne being able to administer software frameworks like:
- expertise in databases like noSQL,
- Cassandra or HBase
- analytics programming languages and facilities like R or Pig.
2# Soft KillsAbility of people to think broadly across the organization, to understand the bottom-line needs of the business, to know which analytics questions to pose to get to those bottom lines, and to measure and communicate results. Additional Technical Skills - SAS, Cognos