The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 143 99 135
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% 0.56% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 2.52% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£475 £309 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -53.33%
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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
693 476 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.56% 22.15% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 316 379
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 £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Insight
4 2 (18.18%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SAS
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (9.09%) NHS
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Report Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (27.27%) Customer Insight
2 2 (18.18%) Time Series Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft