Looking for companies who can handle your initiatives in big data can be very challenging. Now a days every IT company is trying to position itself as an expert in data Science. But how much of that is actually true. The field of data science demands a wide array of skills. While hiring a vendor or consultant to guide your big data analysis you need to look beyond technical skills. Any technical knowledge or statistical skills will lay waste if the company is not approaching the problem with a data driven, open-minded approach. You need to find companies who have the business acumen to analyze business problems and figure solutions by using your data. By analyzing these 5 data science skills in vendors you can ensure that make a right choice. Make sure that you don’t miss out any of these while discussing with vendors about any project.