The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 403 345 345
Rank change year-on-year
-58 0
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 227 253 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 2.16% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 153 174
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 16
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £27.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -36.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -53.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11864 11694 11830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 22.49% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7585 7242 6801
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 336
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.75%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining within the UK.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England -56 210 £425 +18.05% 85
London 0 145 £450 +12.50% 52
City of London +22 39 £500 +13.63% 16
South East -19 31 £400 +33.33% 9
North West -7 11 £400 +33.33% 6
Scotland -2 9 £270 -22.30% 6
Berkshire -2 8 £425 +11.11% 2
Surrey -9 8 £463 +54.16% 3
Yorkshire -3 7 £325 +30.00% 5
West Midlands -25 6 - - 1
Edinburgh +9 5 £270 -30.32% 3
West Yorkshire -4 5 £288 +15.00% 4
Oxfordshire -7 5 £390 - 1
Manchester -8 5 £500 +66.66% 3
Cardiff - 5 £505 - 2
South Wales - 5 £505 - 2
Wales - 5 £505 - 2
Reading +14 4 £425 +60.37%
East Midlands +5 4 £400 +233.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £220 -24.78% 1
Leeds 0 3 £240 - 2
Oxford -6 3 £305 -
East of England -26 3 £500 +66.66% 8
Hertfordshire -29 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Derbyshire - 3 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Derby - 3 £400 - 1
Cheshire +2 2 £400 +33.33%
South Yorkshire +2 2 £363 +72.61%
Birmingham -7 2 - - 1

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 236 (50.00%) SQL
2 168 (35.59%) Finance
3 146 (30.93%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (24.79%) Analytics
5 95 (20.13%) Data Analysis
6 93 (19.70%) SQL Server
7 90 (19.07%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (16.95%) SAS
9 77 (16.31%) ETL
10 75 (15.89%) MS Excel
11 72 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (15.04%) Microsoft
13 69 (14.62%) Oracle
14 68 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
15 66 (13.98%) Data Modelling
16 61 (12.92%) Management Information System
17 60 (12.71%) Banking
18 56 (11.86%) Project Management
19 55 (11.65%) Marketing
20 53 (11.23%) Degree
20 53 (11.23%) Statistics
21 47 (9.96%) Relational Database
22 45 (9.53%) Big Data
23 44 (9.32%) Tableau
24 43 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 40 (8.47%) Business Analysis
26 39 (8.26%) Retail
26 39 (8.26%) Java
27 38 (8.05%) .NET
28 37 (7.84%) Visualisation

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 80 (16.95%) SAS
2 14 (2.97%) Apache Pig
3 12 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.12%) ArcGIS
5 6 (1.27%) Mule
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.85%) Apache
8 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.42%) Lync
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Confluence
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.42%) SPSS
3 15 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.54%) MS Office
5 10 (2.12%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.64%) MS Project
7 3 (0.64%) FastStats
8 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (4.24%) Google Analytics
2 18 (3.81%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.69%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (1.27%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.85%) Summit
6 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.64%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 1 (0.21%) Maximo
8 1 (0.21%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.48%) Intranet
2 5 (1.06%) Firewall
3 4 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.85%) SAN
4 3 (0.64%) 3G
4 3 (0.64%) Internet
4 3 (0.64%) Wireless
4 3 (0.64%) WAN
4 3 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.42%) HTTP
5 2 (0.42%) LDAP
5 2 (0.42%) BGP
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.21%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.21%) 2G
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) SMTP
6 1 (0.21%) UMTS
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 68 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (9.96%) Relational Database
4 45 (9.53%) Big Data
5 43 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (6.78%) Hadoop
7 31 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (5.72%) QlikView
10 24 (5.08%) OLAP
11 21 (4.45%) MySQL
12 19 (4.03%) MS Access
12 19 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (3.81%) DB2
14 16 (3.39%) Oracle Database
14 16 (3.39%) Text Mining
15 15 (3.18%) Apache Hive
16 14 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (2.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.27%) JIRA
2 4 (0.85%) Subversion
3 3 (0.64%) Maven
3 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.64%) Zephyr
3 3 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.42%) RIATest
4 2 (0.42%) Toad
4 2 (0.42%) Selenium
4 2 (0.42%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.21%) jMock
5 1 (0.21%) ERwin
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Ant
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
General
1 168 (35.59%) Finance
2 60 (12.71%) Banking
3 55 (11.65%) Marketing
4 39 (8.26%) Retail
5 23 (4.87%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.69%) Legal
8 8 (1.69%) Back Office
9 7 (1.48%) Advertising
10 6 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.27%) Front Office
11 5 (1.06%) Publishing
11 5 (1.06%) Law
11 5 (1.06%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (49.15%) Analyst
2 91 (19.28%) Data Analyst
3 70 (14.83%) Developer
4 64 (13.56%) Business Analyst
5 33 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
7 27 (5.72%) Architect
8 25 (5.30%) Consultant
9 22 (4.66%) Data Architect
10 19 (4.03%) Data Scientist
11 15 (3.18%) SQL Developer
11 15 (3.18%) Services Director
11 15 (3.18%) Insight Analyst
12 13 (2.75%) MI Analyst
13 12 (2.54%) .NET Developer
14 9 (1.91%) Data Consultant
14 9 (1.91%) Senior Data Analyst
14 9 (1.91%) Programmer
14 9 (1.91%) Business Data Analyst
15 8 (1.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.05%) .NET
2 20 (4.24%) XML
3 16 (3.39%) Web Services
3 16 (3.39%) MDX
4 15 (3.18%) HTML
5 11 (2.33%) SOAP
6 10 (2.12%) REST
7 8 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.48%) CSS
9 6 (1.27%) Ajax
10 5 (1.06%) ArcObjects
10 5 (1.06%) WSDL
11 4 (0.85%) J2EE
11 4 (0.85%) JSON
11 4 (0.85%) Silverlight
12 3 (0.64%) jQuery
12 3 (0.64%) FpML
12 3 (0.64%) Middleware
12 3 (0.64%) RESTful
12 3 (0.64%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 146 (30.93%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (12.92%) Management Information System
3 53 (11.23%) Statistics
4 37 (7.84%) Visualisation
5 25 (5.30%) Data Extraction
6 21 (4.45%) Mathematics
7 20 (4.24%) Data Structures
8 16 (3.39%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.18%) Fixed Income
10 14 (2.97%) Data Integration
10 14 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.97%) Derivative
11 12 (2.54%) Open Source
12 11 (2.33%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.33%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.12%) GIS
14 9 (1.91%) Reference Data
15 8 (1.69%) Mainframe
15 8 (1.69%) Economics
16 7 (1.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.03%) Windows
2 16 (3.39%) UNIX
2 16 (3.39%) Linux
3 3 (0.64%) AIX
3 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.42%) HPUX
4 2 (0.42%) Solaris
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.42%) zOS
4 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.21%) Fedora
5 1 (0.21%) Tru64
5 1 (0.21%) Debian
5 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (24.79%) Analytics
2 95 (20.13%) Data Analysis
3 90 (19.07%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (16.31%) ETL
5 72 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (13.98%) Data Modelling
7 56 (11.86%) Project Management
8 40 (8.47%) Business Analysis
9 35 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (6.36%) Asset Management
11 28 (5.93%) Service Delivery
12 27 (5.72%) Risk Management
13 25 (5.30%) Migration
14 23 (4.87%) Data Management
14 23 (4.87%) Waterfall
15 22 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (4.24%) Workflow
16 20 (4.24%) Validation
17 19 (4.03%) Systems Analysis
18 18 (3.81%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 236 (50.00%) SQL
2 39 (8.26%) Java
3 33 (6.99%) C#
4 32 (6.78%) Python
5 26 (5.51%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.03%) PL/SQL
7 18 (3.81%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.81%) R
8 12 (2.54%) VBA
8 12 (2.54%) VB
9 11 (2.33%) C
10 8 (1.69%) Scala
11 7 (1.48%) C++
12 6 (1.27%) Perl
13 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.85%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.64%) Ruby
14 3 (0.64%) XPath
15 2 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 53 (11.23%) Degree
2 19 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.12%) ISEB
5 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.85%) PhD
6 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.64%) PMP
8 2 (0.42%) CCNA
8 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.42%) MCITP
8 2 (0.42%) EnCE
9 1 (0.21%) CITP
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.81%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.06%) SLA
4 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.64%) Basel II
5 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) COREP
6 2 (0.42%) FINREP
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) CDISC
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.42%) XenApp
2 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (2.75%) Control-M
2 2 (0.42%) SCCM
2 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 69 (14.62%) Oracle
3 44 (9.32%) Tableau
4 35 (7.42%) Business Objects
5 21 (4.45%) Google
6 18 (3.81%) Teradata
7 15 (3.18%) SAP
8 12 (2.54%) IBM
8 12 (2.54%) Omniture
9 10 (2.12%) Cisco
9 10 (2.12%) ESRI
10 9 (1.91%) Cognos
11 6 (1.27%) Hitwise
11 6 (1.27%) Sybase
11 6 (1.27%) Informatica
12 5 (1.06%) Alterian
12 5 (1.06%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.85%) HP
14 3 (0.64%) Remedy
14 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
LA International
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £15.31 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £380 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago