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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 341 361 357
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 258 218 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 1.98% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 127 164
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £335 £355
% change year-on-year
+23.13% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11373 11012 11936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7036 6722 7014
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 223 306
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +23 245 £450 +4.65% 82
London +11 159 £475 +5.55% 39
City of London +49 56 £423 -15.50% 14
South East +18 45 £391 +33.30% 11
Berkshire +10 26 £190 -38.56% 2
Surrey +6 10 £450 - 6
North West +2 9 £488 - 14
South West -24 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Reading +7 7 £70 -77.36% 1
Manchester +6 7 £500 - 6
Yorkshire +10 6 £394 - 2
Docklands, London +8 6 £625 +66.66%
Maidenhead +1 6 £190 -60.41%
West Midlands -14 6 £425 +4.93% 2
Bristol -24 6 - - 1
Scotland -27 6 £340 -22.50%
Wales - 5 £503 - 3
South Wales - 5 £503 - 3
Cardiff - 5 £503 - 3
East Midlands 0 4 £400 +233.33% 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
East of England -19 3 £313 - 9
Sheffield - 3 £375 - 1
Wiltshire +3 2 £313 +78.57%
Birmingham +2 2 £225 -47.67%
West Yorkshire +1 2 £531 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £360 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £406 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 -
Bracknell - 2 £225 -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 247 (46.69%) SQL
2 167 (31.57%) Analytics
3 164 (31.00%) Finance
4 127 (24.01%) Business Intelligence
5 120 (22.68%) SAS
6 119 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
7 106 (20.04%) ETL
8 102 (19.28%) SQL Server
9 99 (18.71%) Data Analysis
10 80 (15.12%) Oracle
11 79 (14.93%) Banking
12 78 (14.74%) MS Excel
13 74 (13.99%) Microsoft
14 71 (13.42%) Data Modelling
14 71 (13.42%) Marketing
15 68 (12.85%) Degree
16 58 (10.96%) Project Management
16 58 (10.96%) Relational Database
17 54 (10.21%) Base SAS
18 53 (10.02%) Big Data
19 52 (9.83%) Management Information System
19 52 (9.83%) Statistics
20 51 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 50 (9.45%) Predictive Modelling
22 46 (8.70%) Visualisation
23 45 (8.51%) Java
24 44 (8.32%) Hadoop
24 44 (8.32%) Tableau
25 43 (8.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
25 43 (8.13%) SPSS

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 120 (22.68%) SAS
2 18 (3.40%) Apache Pig
3 11 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.95%) Mule
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (0.76%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.76%) Apache
6 3 (0.57%) CMS
6 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.38%) Confluence
7 2 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.38%) Lync
7 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.19%) Magnolia
Applications
1 78 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.13%) SPSS
3 22 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.08%) MS Office
5 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.13%) MS Project
6 6 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (3.97%) Markit EDM
2 20 (3.78%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.13%) WebTrends
3 6 (1.13%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.38%) Summit
5 2 (0.38%) MoSes
6 1 (0.19%) BPCS
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) assyst
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.19%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.32%) Intranet
1 7 (1.32%) 3G
2 6 (1.13%) Internet
3 5 (0.95%) Firewall
4 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.57%) SAN
5 3 (0.57%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) IPv4
6 2 (0.38%) IPv6
6 2 (0.38%) Wireless
6 2 (0.38%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) 2G
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.19%) UMTS
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.19%) HTTP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
2 102 (19.28%) SQL Server
3 58 (10.96%) Relational Database
4 54 (10.21%) Base SAS
5 53 (10.02%) Big Data
6 51 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (8.32%) Hadoop
8 43 (8.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 41 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (7.37%) OLAP
11 34 (6.43%) QlikView
12 26 (4.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 21 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (3.97%) DB2
13 21 (3.97%) MySQL
14 20 (3.78%) Apache Hive
15 16 (3.02%) MS Access
16 15 (2.84%) Oracle Database
17 14 (2.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.13%) JIRA
3 5 (0.95%) Subversion
3 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.57%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.57%) RIATest
5 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.38%) MSTest
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.38%) Maven
5 2 (0.38%) Selenium
5 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.38%) Toad
5 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.38%) ERwin
5 2 (0.38%) ProC
6 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 164 (31.00%) Finance
2 79 (14.93%) Banking
3 71 (13.42%) Marketing
4 39 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.81%) Retail
6 33 (6.24%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.27%) Back Office
8 10 (1.89%) Advertising
8 10 (1.89%) Games
9 8 (1.51%) Front Office
9 8 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.13%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.57%) Legal
13 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 256 (48.39%) Analyst
2 119 (22.50%) Developer
3 117 (22.12%) Data Analyst
4 61 (11.53%) Business Analyst
5 43 (8.13%) SAS Developer
6 37 (6.99%) Project Manager
7 32 (6.05%) Architect
8 28 (5.29%) Consultant
9 25 (4.73%) Data Architect
10 22 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 19 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.02%) Data Scientist
14 15 (2.84%) MI Analyst
14 15 (2.84%) SAS BI Developer
15 12 (2.27%) .NET Developer
16 11 (2.08%) Insight Analyst
17 10 (1.89%) Senior Developer
17 10 (1.89%) Test Analyst
17 10 (1.89%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.18%) .NET
2 21 (3.97%) HTML
3 17 (3.21%) XML
4 15 (2.84%) Web Services
5 14 (2.65%) MDX
6 12 (2.27%) SOAP
6 12 (2.27%) MapReduce
7 10 (1.89%) CSS
7 10 (1.89%) Ajax
8 9 (1.70%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.70%) REST
9 6 (1.13%) Middleware
9 6 (1.13%) Silverlight
10 5 (0.95%) jQuery
10 5 (0.95%) RESTful
11 4 (0.76%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.76%) ArcObjects
11 4 (0.76%) JSON
11 4 (0.76%) J2EE
12 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.83%) Management Information System
1 52 (9.83%) Statistics
2 46 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 35 (6.62%) Mathematics
4 29 (5.48%) Data Extraction
5 28 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.21%) Derivative
7 14 (2.65%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.46%) Economics
9 12 (2.27%) Open Source
10 11 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.70%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.32%) Equities
12 7 (1.32%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.13%) Social Media
13 6 (1.13%) EPoS
13 6 (1.13%) GIS
14 5 (0.95%) PMI
14 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.78%) UNIX
2 19 (3.59%) Windows
3 16 (3.02%) Linux
4 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.38%) zOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) Tru64
6 1 (0.19%) Fedora
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
6 1 (0.19%) HPUX
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (31.57%) Analytics
2 127 (24.01%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (20.04%) ETL
4 99 (18.71%) Data Analysis
5 71 (13.42%) Data Modelling
6 58 (10.96%) Project Management
7 50 (9.45%) Predictive Modelling
8 40 (7.56%) Business Analysis
9 39 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (6.43%) Asset Management
11 29 (5.48%) Data Management
12 28 (5.29%) Statistical Analysis
13 27 (5.10%) CRM
14 26 (4.91%) Migration
15 25 (4.73%) Waterfall
16 21 (3.97%) Risk Management
17 20 (3.78%) Statistical Modelling
18 19 (3.59%) Customer Insight
18 19 (3.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 247 (46.69%) SQL
2 45 (8.51%) Java
3 42 (7.94%) R
4 41 (7.75%) Python
5 32 (6.05%) T-SQL
6 27 (5.10%) C#
7 19 (3.59%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.65%) VBA
9 13 (2.46%) Perl
9 13 (2.46%) C
10 12 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.27%) C++
11 10 (1.89%) VB
12 9 (1.70%) Scala
13 7 (1.32%) Ruby
14 5 (0.95%) XPath
15 4 (0.76%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.38%) PHP
17 1 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 68 (12.85%) Degree
2 22 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.27%) ISEB
5 10 (1.89%) PhD
6 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.95%) PMP
7 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.38%) CCNA
10 2 (0.38%) CCA
11 1 (0.19%) CISSP
11 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.19%) HND
11 1 (0.19%) EnCE
11 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.84%) QA
2 11 (2.08%) SLA
3 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.57%) Basel II
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.38%) COREP
6 2 (0.38%) FINREP
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) CDISC
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) XenApp
2 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (2.08%) Control-M
2 2 (0.38%) SCCM
2 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (15.12%) Oracle
2 74 (13.99%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.32%) Tableau
4 41 (7.75%) Business Objects
5 23 (4.35%) Google
6 17 (3.21%) Teradata
7 13 (2.46%) Omniture
8 11 (2.08%) SAP
9 10 (1.89%) Informatica
10 9 (1.70%) Sybase
11 8 (1.51%) Talend
12 7 (1.32%) Cognos
12 7 (1.32%) IBM
12 7 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (1.13%) Cisco
13 6 (1.13%) Hitwise
14 5 (0.95%) Ab Initio
15 4 (0.76%) ESRI
15 4 (0.76%) Hyperion
15 4 (0.76%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London, The City
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £500 per day 6 mths
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £3050 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £18 - £20 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Rothamsted Research
Rate: From £29,842 to £32,315 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
DP Connect
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £45,000 - £60,000 per year / £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago