The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 149 132 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 9 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 1.17% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Average daily rate £390 £250 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-56.16% +73.80%
Data Mining
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
769 768 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.29% 23.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 475 360
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.90 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £67.00 £168.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the North West region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 6 £388 +55.00% 2
Merseyside -3 1 £400 -
Cheshire -7 1 - - 2
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) SAS
4 5 (25.00%) Middleware
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) BPMN
6 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Talend
7 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
7 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
7 2 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) Statistics

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) MVS
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Analytics
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) BPMN
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Talend
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Wyse