The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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 346 345 367
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 267 224 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.19% 2.16% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 128 121
Average daily rate £450 £455 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £52.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.23% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £52.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-55.23% +2.94%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12184 10352 11978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.63% 21.66% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7655 6314 6799
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 204 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.60 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +9 263 £450 -3.22% 107
London -2 185 £450 -10.00% 73
City of London -16 51 £450 -10.00% 26
South East -21 26 £330 -25.00% 10
Bromley - 18 £500 -
South West -13 14 £425 +54.54% 3
Bristol -2 13 £438 +59.09% 3
Berkshire -7 12 - - 3
Surrey -7 11 £231 - 2
Yorkshire -2 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Reading -2 10 - - 2
West Yorkshire -16 10 £450 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -6 9 £190 -30.90% 3
Leeds -10 8 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands -17 6 £430 - 2
East of England -34 6 £425 -5.55% 10
Guildford +1 5 £275 -
North West -15 5 £250 - 3
Hertfordshire -9 4 £425 +15.25% 3
Aberdeen +14 3 - -
Scotland -26 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £430 -
Manchester -9 2 £250 - 2
Hampshire -10 2 £353 -21.66% 3
Cheshire - 2 £324 - 1
Essex - 2 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -15 1 £278 -
Leicestershire -16 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 222 (43.79%) SQL
2 173 (34.12%) Business Intelligence
3 159 (31.36%) Analytics
4 155 (30.57%) Finance
5 132 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
6 114 (22.49%) SAS
7 100 (19.72%) SQL Server
8 95 (18.74%) ETL
9 92 (18.15%) Oracle
10 91 (17.95%) Data Analysis
11 87 (17.16%) MS Excel
12 81 (15.98%) Microsoft
13 79 (15.58%) Banking
14 75 (14.79%) Data Modelling
15 74 (14.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 72 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 70 (13.81%) Base SAS
18 56 (11.05%) Degree
18 56 (11.05%) Business Objects
18 56 (11.05%) Predictive Modelling
19 55 (10.85%) OLAP
19 55 (10.85%) Marketing
20 54 (10.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
21 48 (9.47%) Investment Banking
22 46 (9.07%) Migration
23 42 (8.28%) R
24 40 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
25 39 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
25 39 (7.69%) C#
25 39 (7.69%) Relational Database

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 114 (22.49%) SAS
2 19 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.58%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.59%) Node.js
6 3 (0.59%) Lync
6 3 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.39%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
Applications
1 87 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (5.92%) SPSS
4 14 (2.76%) MS Office
5 8 (1.58%) MS Project
6 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.79%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.20%) FastStats
9 1 (0.20%) Weka
9 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (3.35%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.39%) MoSes
5 1 (0.20%) BPCS
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.38%) Internet
2 6 (1.18%) 3G
3 4 (0.79%) Wireless
3 4 (0.79%) SAN
4 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 3 (0.59%) WAN
5 2 (0.39%) IPv4
5 2 (0.39%) IPv6
5 2 (0.39%) Network Security
5 2 (0.39%) Firewall
5 2 (0.39%) NAS
5 2 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
2 100 (19.72%) SQL Server
3 74 (14.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (13.81%) Base SAS
6 55 (10.85%) OLAP
7 54 (10.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 39 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 38 (7.50%) Big Data
10 24 (4.73%) Hadoop
11 23 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (4.54%) QlikView
12 21 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (3.16%) DTS
14 16 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (2.56%) MySQL
16 13 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
16 13 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.79%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.79%) ProC
2 4 (0.79%) MSI
2 4 (0.79%) Subversion
3 3 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.39%) ERwin
4 2 (0.39%) MSTest
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.20%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.20%) Capybara
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.20%) RIATest
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) RSpec
5 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 155 (30.57%) Finance
2 79 (15.58%) Banking
3 55 (10.85%) Marketing
4 48 (9.47%) Investment Banking
5 27 (5.33%) Telecoms
6 26 (5.13%) Retail
7 12 (2.37%) Games
8 11 (2.17%) Back Office
9 8 (1.58%) Advertising
10 7 (1.38%) Publishing
10 7 (1.38%) Front Office
10 7 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Billing
11 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.79%) Legal
13 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 194 (38.26%) Analyst
2 168 (33.14%) Developer
3 82 (16.17%) Data Analyst
4 61 (12.03%) SAS Developer
5 52 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 32 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 29 (5.72%) Project Manager
8 26 (5.13%) Architect
9 23 (4.54%) Consultant
9 23 (4.54%) SQL Developer
10 19 (3.75%) MI Analyst
10 19 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.55%) SAS BI Developer
12 16 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.56%) Data Architect
14 12 (2.37%) Business Developer
15 11 (2.17%) Business Objects Developer
16 10 (1.97%) Business Manager
16 10 (1.97%) SQL Server Developer
16 10 (1.97%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.11%) .NET
2 19 (3.75%) XML
3 16 (3.16%) ASP.NET
3 16 (3.16%) HTML
4 9 (1.78%) Web Services
5 8 (1.58%) Ajax
5 8 (1.58%) CSS
5 8 (1.58%) SOAP
6 7 (1.38%) MDX
6 7 (1.38%) MapReduce
7 6 (1.18%) REST
7 6 (1.18%) Middleware
8 5 (0.99%) Silverlight
9 4 (0.79%) HTML5
9 4 (0.79%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.59%) LINQ
10 3 (0.59%) jQuery
10 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.39%) JSON
11 2 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.30%) Visualisation
2 34 (6.71%) Statistics
3 28 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.33%) Mathematics
4 27 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.73%) Data Integration
6 15 (2.96%) Derivative
7 13 (2.56%) Machine Learning
8 11 (2.17%) Data Extraction
9 9 (1.78%) Economics
10 8 (1.58%) Equities
11 6 (1.18%) PMI
11 6 (1.18%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.99%) Open Source
13 4 (0.79%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.59%) Online Games
14 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.72%) UNIX
2 17 (3.35%) Windows
3 11 (2.17%) Linux
4 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.12%) Business Intelligence
2 159 (31.36%) Analytics
3 95 (18.74%) ETL
4 91 (17.95%) Data Analysis
5 75 (14.79%) Data Modelling
6 56 (11.05%) Predictive Modelling
7 46 (9.07%) Migration
8 40 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (7.10%) Project Management
11 33 (6.51%) CRM
12 32 (6.31%) Data Management
13 28 (5.52%) Asset Management
14 26 (5.13%) System Testing
15 25 (4.93%) OO
16 24 (4.73%) Business Analysis
17 22 (4.34%) Statistical Modelling
18 18 (3.55%) Statistical Analysis
18 18 (3.55%) Waterfall
18 18 (3.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 222 (43.79%) SQL
2 42 (8.28%) R
3 39 (7.69%) C#
4 33 (6.51%) T-SQL
5 27 (5.33%) VBA
6 25 (4.93%) Python
6 25 (4.93%) Java
7 22 (4.34%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.14%) C++
9 14 (2.76%) C
9 14 (2.76%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.76%) Perl
10 8 (1.58%) Ruby
11 6 (1.18%) XPath
11 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.99%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.59%) VB
13 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (11.05%) Degree
2 15 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.58%) ISEB
5 7 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.18%) PhD
7 3 (0.59%) PMP
7 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.39%) CFA
8 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) EnCE
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) CCA
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ACCA
9 1 (0.20%) CIMA
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.76%) QA
2 10 (1.97%) SLA
2 10 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.79%) EMIR
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.18%) XenApp
4 4 (0.79%) XenServer
4 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.18%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
1 6 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.79%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.39%) nmon
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 92 (18.15%) Oracle
2 81 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 56 (11.05%) Business Objects
4 19 (3.75%) Teradata
5 18 (3.55%) Tableau
6 15 (2.96%) Informatica
7 12 (2.37%) VMware
8 11 (2.17%) HP
9 10 (1.97%) Citrix
9 10 (1.97%) Cognos
10 8 (1.58%) IBM
10 8 (1.58%) Alterian
10 8 (1.58%) Talend
11 7 (1.38%) Google
11 7 (1.38%) SAP
12 6 (1.18%) Cisco
12 6 (1.18%) Symantec
12 6 (1.18%) NetApp
13 5 (0.99%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.99%) Sybase
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
ITHR 752
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
The Future Cities Catapult
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
The 100 Company
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35-50 Per Hour
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE, Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: 21 days ago