The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank - 52 64
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.56% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £52.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-55.23% +2.94%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.56% 17.14% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £70.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Data Mining
Scotland

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 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase