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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 395 343 344
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 181 222 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.71% 2.06% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 132 118
Average daily rate
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£406 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £222 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £15.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £32.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.80% +10.52%

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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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 -52 167 £413 -0.60% 132
London +4 119 £450 - 73
City of London +2 27 £435 -7.44% 17
South East -26 18 £275 -4.34% 17
Scotland -5 9 £342 -17.71% 2
East of England +6 7 £250 +6.38% 2
Surrey +2 7 £425 +78.94% 5
North West -8 7 £250 -8.25% 10
West Midlands -9 6 £338 -6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +5 5 - -
Coventry +3 4 £300 -36.84%
Glasgow 0 4 £283 - 1
Edinburgh -4 4 £400 -3.61% 1
Slough -3 3 £275 -
Berkshire -5 3 £275 -24.13% 2
West Yorkshire -7 3 £380 +38.18% 4
Merseyside -9 3 - -
Yorkshire -13 3 £380 +38.18% 6
Hampshire -18 3 £158 -37.00% 1
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Staines - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - - 1
Cheshire -1 2 - - 4
Manchester -5 2 £250 -8.25% 6
Leeds -15 2 £380 +35.71% 4
Wales -19 2 £349 +28.69% 4
West Sussex -22 2 £393 - 1
South West -25 2 £220 -20.72% 12
Cambridgeshire - 2 £250 - 2
Bristol -13 1 - - 6

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 174 (42.65%) SQL
2 139 (34.07%) Finance
3 113 (27.70%) Analytics
4 108 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (20.10%) ETL
6 81 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (19.85%) Data Analysis
7 76 (18.63%) SQL Server
8 75 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 66 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (14.46%) SAS
11 59 (14.46%) Banking
12 54 (13.24%) MS Excel
13 49 (12.01%) Oracle
14 48 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 48 (11.76%) Tableau
15 47 (11.52%) Visualisation
16 41 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 40 (9.80%) Big Data
18 38 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (9.07%) Degree
20 36 (8.82%) Retail
20 36 (8.82%) Statistics
21 33 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 32 (7.84%) Algorithms
23 30 (7.35%) OLAP
23 30 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 29 (7.11%) Investment Banking
25 28 (6.86%) Business Analysis

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 59 (14.46%) SAS
2 12 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.72%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.47%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.49%) Captiva
6 2 (0.49%) Documentum
6 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) TPMS
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.88%) SPSS
3 22 (5.39%) MS Office
4 15 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.25%) Stata
7 1 (0.25%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.25%) MS Project
7 1 (0.25%) Weka
7 1 (0.25%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (3.43%) Markit EDM
2 9 (2.21%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.98%) Summit
3 4 (0.98%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.21%) Internet
2 8 (1.96%) SAN
3 6 (1.47%) Firewall
4 5 (1.23%) WAN
5 4 (0.98%) Intranet
6 3 (0.74%) BGP
6 3 (0.74%) Wireless
6 3 (0.74%) Network Security
7 2 (0.49%) VoIP
8 1 (0.25%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.25%) HTTP
8 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) ATM
8 1 (0.25%) LAN
8 1 (0.25%) SMS
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 75 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (9.80%) Big Data
5 38 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (7.35%) OLAP
6 30 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (6.13%) Hadoop
7 25 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (5.64%) MS Access
9 17 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.43%) QlikView
10 14 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (3.19%) Apache Hive
11 13 (3.19%) OLAP Cube
12 11 (2.70%) VLDB
13 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database
13 10 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.49%) Maven
3 2 (0.49%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.25%) ProC
General
1 139 (34.07%) Finance
2 59 (14.46%) Banking
3 36 (8.82%) Retail
4 29 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.88%) Marketing
6 10 (2.45%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.45%) Publishing
7 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.21%) Back Office
8 7 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.47%) Billing
9 6 (1.47%) Legal
9 6 (1.47%) Games
9 6 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.23%) Law
11 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.74%) Advertising
12 3 (0.74%) Front Office
13 2 (0.49%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 171 (41.91%) Analyst
2 70 (17.16%) Developer
3 62 (15.20%) Data Analyst
4 51 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.39%) Consultant
7 20 (4.90%) Data Scientist
8 18 (4.41%) Architect
8 18 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.92%) SQL Developer
10 15 (3.68%) Services Director
11 14 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (3.19%) MI Analyst
13 12 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
14 11 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
14 11 (2.70%) Insight Analyst
15 10 (2.45%) Data Architect
16 9 (2.21%) Data Consultant
16 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 9 (2.21%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.90%) .NET
2 14 (3.43%) XML
3 8 (1.96%) Web Services
4 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.23%) Silverlight
5 5 (1.23%) MDX
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.98%) Django
6 4 (0.98%) HTML
7 3 (0.74%) FpML
7 3 (0.74%) WSDL
7 3 (0.74%) CSS
7 3 (0.74%) SOAP
7 3 (0.74%) REST
7 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (0.74%) XACML
7 3 (0.74%) HTML5
8 2 (0.49%) WCF
8 2 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.52%) Visualisation
3 36 (8.82%) Statistics
4 32 (7.84%) Algorithms
5 23 (5.64%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.66%) Computer Science
7 17 (4.17%) Data Integration
8 16 (3.92%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.94%) Derivative
9 12 (2.94%) Credit Risk
10 11 (2.70%) Clustering
11 10 (2.45%) Mathematics
12 9 (2.21%) Social Network
12 9 (2.21%) Open Source
13 8 (1.96%) NHS
14 7 (1.72%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.72%) Reference Data
14 7 (1.72%) User Experience
15 6 (1.47%) Video on Demand
15 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.17%) Linux
2 15 (3.68%) UNIX
3 9 (2.21%) Windows
4 5 (1.23%) AIX
5 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.74%) HPUX
6 3 (0.74%) Solaris
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.49%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (27.70%) Analytics
2 82 (20.10%) ETL
3 81 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
3 81 (19.85%) Data Analysis
4 68 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 66 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (6.86%) Business Analysis
8 26 (6.37%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (6.13%) Project Management
10 24 (5.88%) Workflow
11 23 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (5.39%) Migration
13 20 (4.90%) ITIL
13 20 (4.90%) Service Delivery
13 20 (4.90%) Data Management
14 18 (4.41%) Statistical Modelling
15 16 (3.92%) Data Mapping
15 16 (3.92%) Asset Management
15 16 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.65%) SQL
2 25 (6.13%) VBA
2 25 (6.13%) Python
3 23 (5.64%) T-SQL
3 23 (5.64%) R
4 21 (5.15%) Java
4 21 (5.15%) C#
5 16 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.70%) C
7 9 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.21%) VB
8 6 (1.47%) C++
9 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.23%) Ruby
9 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.74%) Perl
10 3 (0.74%) ABAP
10 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.74%) XPath
10 3 (0.74%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 37 (9.07%) Degree
2 17 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.70%) ISEB
5 4 (0.98%) PhD
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.49%) MCITP
7 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) CIMA
8 1 (0.25%) ACCA
8 1 (0.25%) OCP
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) MCSD
8 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.88%) QA
2 14 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.49%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.74%) Control-M
2 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.74%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (12.01%) Oracle
2 48 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.76%) Tableau
3 25 (6.13%) Business Objects
4 23 (5.64%) SAP
5 16 (3.92%) Cognos
6 15 (3.68%) IBM
6 15 (3.68%) Teradata
7 9 (2.21%) Google
8 8 (1.96%) HP
9 6 (1.47%) Vertica
9 6 (1.47%) Infobright
9 6 (1.47%) Actimize
9 6 (1.47%) EMC
9 6 (1.47%) Cisco
10 5 (1.23%) ESRI
10 5 (1.23%) VMware
10 5 (1.23%) Mantas
11 4 (0.98%) Netezza
11 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £526 per week
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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