The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 72 85 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -41
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 10 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.080% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 0.44% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Average daily rate
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£500 - £445
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 - £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £381 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.55% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £17.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+102.94% -67.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
274 229 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.11% 18.23% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 125 69
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Edinburgh region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) SAS
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
5 4 (21.05%) Master Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Data Governance
5 4 (21.05%) Data Validation
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
6 3 (15.79%) FMCG
6 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Data Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) FMCG
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
1 2 (10.53%) HPUX
1 2 (10.53%) Solaris
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
5 4 (21.05%) Master Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Data Governance
5 4 (21.05%) Data Validation
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft