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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 81 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.26% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 1.51% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.80% +10.52%
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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
279 199 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.20% 17.40% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 83 82
Average daily rate £380 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Markit EDM
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) HPUX
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP