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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 383 361 366
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 241 237 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 2.05% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 155 166
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+38.33% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 13
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.66%

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
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 7010
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -20 226 £425 +13.33% 65
London +21 157 £450 +5.88% 32
City of London +16 44 £450 -10.00% 14
South East -13 38 £425 +41.66% 13
Berkshire +1 14 £400 +15.94% 3
Surrey +3 11 £456 +52.08% 5
Yorkshire +4 9 £350 +66.66% 3
Scotland -11 7 £410 +10.81% 1
North West -11 7 £500 +69.49% 5
South West -39 7 £375 +15.38% 4
Reading +3 6 £425 +60.37% 1
West Yorkshire +2 5 £300 - 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £390 - 1
Wales - 5 £503 -
South Wales - 5 £503 -
Cardiff - 5 £503 -
South Yorkshire +7 4 £375 +78.57%
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £220 +15.78% 1
Manchester -9 4 £500 - 3
West Midlands -15 4 - -
Bristol -25 4 - -
Sheffield +11 3 £375 +78.57%
Hertfordshire -15 3 £400 +33.33% 3
East of England -27 3 £450 +50.00% 6
Oxford - 3 £305 - 1
Wiltshire -14 2 £313 +78.57% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Leeds - 2 £240 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £225 -
Bromley +2 1 £320 -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 244 (49.69%) SQL
2 161 (32.79%) Finance
3 141 (28.72%) Analytics
4 108 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (21.18%) Data Analysis
6 103 (20.98%) SQL Server
7 92 (18.74%) Data Warehouse
8 89 (18.13%) SAS
9 87 (17.72%) ETL
10 80 (16.29%) MS Excel
11 75 (15.27%) Oracle
11 75 (15.27%) Microsoft
12 68 (13.85%) Banking
13 67 (13.65%) Marketing
14 65 (13.24%) Data Modelling
15 61 (12.42%) Management Information System
16 59 (12.02%) Degree
17 54 (11.00%) Statistics
17 54 (11.00%) Project Management
18 53 (10.79%) Relational Database
18 53 (10.79%) Big Data
19 46 (9.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 45 (9.16%) Tableau
21 42 (8.55%) .NET
21 42 (8.55%) Java
22 41 (8.35%) Business Objects
22 41 (8.35%) Hadoop
23 40 (8.15%) Retail
24 39 (7.94%) Business Analysis
24 39 (7.94%) Agile Software Development

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 89 (18.13%) SAS
2 15 (3.05%) Apache Pig
3 10 (2.04%) ArcGIS
4 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.22%) Mule
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.81%) Apache
8 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.61%) CMS
9 2 (0.41%) Confluence
9 2 (0.41%) Lync
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.20%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.52%) SPSS
3 19 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.63%) MS Office
5 6 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.61%) FastStats
7 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.07%) Markit EDM
2 18 (3.67%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.63%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (1.22%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.61%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.61%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.41%) Summit
7 1 (0.20%) BPCS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) assyst
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.43%) Intranet
1 7 (1.43%) 3G
2 4 (0.81%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.61%) SAN
3 3 (0.61%) Wireless
3 3 (0.61%) Firewall
3 3 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) UMTS
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
4 1 (0.20%) SMTP
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) 2G
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 92 (18.74%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (10.79%) Big Data
3 53 (10.79%) Relational Database
4 46 (9.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (8.35%) Hadoop
6 39 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (6.11%) Base SAS
8 29 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (5.91%) OLAP
9 27 (5.50%) QlikView
10 22 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (4.28%) MySQL
12 20 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (4.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 19 (3.87%) DB2
14 18 (3.67%) MS Access
15 17 (3.46%) NoSQL
16 16 (3.26%) Apache Hive
16 16 (3.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.22%) JIRA
3 5 (1.02%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.81%) Subversion
5 3 (0.61%) RIATest
5 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.61%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.41%) MSTest
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.41%) Maven
6 2 (0.41%) Toad
6 2 (0.41%) ERwin
6 2 (0.41%) ProC
6 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.41%) Selenium
6 2 (0.41%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.20%) jMock
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 161 (32.79%) Finance
2 68 (13.85%) Banking
3 67 (13.65%) Marketing
4 40 (8.15%) Retail
5 32 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 28 (5.70%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.24%) Back Office
9 7 (1.43%) Advertising
9 7 (1.43%) Publishing
10 6 (1.22%) Games
10 6 (1.22%) Front Office
11 4 (0.81%) Law
11 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (50.10%) Analyst
2 105 (21.38%) Data Analyst
3 88 (17.92%) Developer
4 61 (12.42%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.13%) Project Manager
6 31 (6.31%) Consultant
7 30 (6.11%) Architect
8 28 (5.70%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (4.89%) Data Architect
10 19 (3.87%) SAS Developer
11 17 (3.46%) Data Scientist
12 16 (3.26%) SQL Developer
13 14 (2.85%) MI Analyst
14 13 (2.65%) .NET Developer
15 12 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 12 (2.44%) Insight Analyst
16 10 (2.04%) Senior Data Analyst
17 9 (1.83%) Data Consultant
17 9 (1.83%) Technical Analyst
17 9 (1.83%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.55%) .NET
2 17 (3.46%) XML
3 16 (3.26%) HTML
3 16 (3.26%) MDX
4 14 (2.85%) Web Services
5 13 (2.65%) SOAP
6 10 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.04%) REST
7 9 (1.83%) CSS
8 8 (1.63%) Ajax
9 5 (1.02%) WSDL
9 5 (1.02%) ArcObjects
9 5 (1.02%) RESTful
10 4 (0.81%) JSON
10 4 (0.81%) Silverlight
10 4 (0.81%) J2EE
10 4 (0.81%) jQuery
11 3 (0.61%) Apache CXF
11 3 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.42%) Management Information System
2 54 (11.00%) Statistics
3 38 (7.74%) Visualisation
4 27 (5.50%) Data Extraction
5 25 (5.09%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.05%) Derivative
8 14 (2.85%) Data Integration
9 12 (2.44%) Open Source
9 12 (2.44%) Fixed Income
9 12 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.24%) GIS
10 11 (2.24%) Economics
11 7 (1.43%) EPoS
11 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.22%) Social Media
12 6 (1.22%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.87%) Windows
2 17 (3.46%) UNIX
3 13 (2.65%) Linux
4 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.41%) AIX
5 2 (0.41%) zOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) HPUX
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Tru64
6 1 (0.20%) Fedora
6 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (28.72%) Analytics
2 108 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (21.18%) Data Analysis
4 87 (17.72%) ETL
5 65 (13.24%) Data Modelling
6 54 (11.00%) Project Management
7 39 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (7.94%) Business Analysis
8 31 (6.31%) Asset Management
8 31 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (5.70%) Statistical Analysis
10 26 (5.30%) Data Management
10 26 (5.30%) Predictive Modelling
11 25 (5.09%) Waterfall
11 25 (5.09%) CRM
12 24 (4.89%) Risk Management
12 24 (4.89%) Migration
13 19 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (3.87%) Customer Insight
14 18 (3.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 244 (49.69%) SQL
2 42 (8.55%) Java
3 35 (7.13%) Python
4 34 (6.92%) C#
5 31 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 28 (5.70%) R
7 18 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 17 (3.46%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.65%) Perl
10 11 (2.24%) C
11 9 (1.83%) VB
12 8 (1.63%) VBA
12 8 (1.63%) Scala
13 6 (1.22%) C++
14 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.81%) SPARQL
15 4 (0.81%) Ruby
15 4 (0.81%) XPath
16 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.41%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (12.02%) Degree
2 17 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.65%) ISEB
4 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.22%) PhD
6 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.81%) PMP
7 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.41%) CCNA
8 2 (0.41%) CCA
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.41%) EnCE
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) QA
2 11 (2.24%) SLA
3 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) Basel II
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) COREP
5 2 (0.41%) FINREP
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.20%) CDISC
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.41%) XenApp
2 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.24%) Control-M
2 2 (0.41%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (15.27%) Oracle
1 75 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.16%) Tableau
3 41 (8.35%) Business Objects
4 19 (3.87%) Google
5 18 (3.67%) Teradata
6 15 (3.05%) SAP
7 14 (2.85%) Omniture
8 10 (2.04%) ESRI
9 9 (1.83%) Sybase
9 9 (1.83%) IBM
10 6 (1.22%) Cisco
10 6 (1.22%) Informatica
10 6 (1.22%) Alterian
10 6 (1.22%) Hitwise
11 5 (1.02%) Cognos
12 4 (0.81%) HP
12 4 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.81%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.81%) Talend
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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