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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 400 349 365
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 226 247 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 2.09% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 154 176
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 £279 £240 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £21.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -19.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -16.66%

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
11923 11797 12188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 22.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 7323 6964
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 £270 £250 £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 172 192 345
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 September 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 September 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 -31 211 £425 +17.24% 85
London +13 141 £425 - 48
City of London +22 38 £438 -2.77% 20
South East -20 31 £400 +33.33% 10
North West +2 10 £385 +28.33% 5
Yorkshire +2 9 £350 +45.83% 6
Berkshire -1 9 £425 +11.11% 2
Surrey -4 8 £463 +54.16% 6
Scotland -9 7 £360 +3.59% 5
West Midlands -18 7 - - 2
Reading +4 5 £425 +60.37%
Edinburgh 0 5 £270 -30.32% 3
Oxfordshire -3 5 £390 -
Manchester -8 5 £400 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire -9 5 £300 +25.00% 6
South West -30 5 £300 -11.11% 3
Wales - 5 £505 - 2
South Wales - 5 £505 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £505 - 2
South Yorkshire +11 4 £375 +78.57%
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £220 -2.22%
Sheffield +10 3 £375 +78.57%
East Midlands +3 3 £400 +233.33% 4
Oxford -3 3 £305 -
Bristol -22 3 - -
Hertfordshire -23 3 £450 +50.00% 4
East of England -28 3 £500 +66.66% 8
Leeds +1 2 £240 - 4
Birmingham -4 2 - - 1
Derby - 2 £400 - 2

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 249 (51.55%) SQL
2 168 (34.78%) Finance
3 136 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (25.88%) Analytics
5 103 (21.33%) Data Analysis
6 99 (20.50%) SQL Server
7 94 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 79 (16.36%) SAS
10 77 (15.94%) ETL
11 76 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
11 76 (15.73%) Microsoft
12 71 (14.70%) Oracle
13 66 (13.66%) Data Modelling
13 66 (13.66%) Banking
14 65 (13.46%) Marketing
14 65 (13.46%) Management Information System
15 61 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (11.80%) Degree
16 57 (11.80%) Project Management
17 52 (10.77%) Statistics
18 51 (10.56%) Big Data
19 49 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 46 (9.52%) Tableau
20 46 (9.52%) Relational Database
21 40 (8.28%) Business Analysis
22 39 (8.07%) Retail
23 38 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 38 (7.87%) .NET
23 38 (7.87%) Java

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 79 (16.36%) SAS
2 14 (2.90%) Apache Pig
3 12 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.07%) ArcGIS
5 6 (1.24%) Mule
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.83%) Apache
8 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.41%) Confluence
9 2 (0.41%) Lync
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.21%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 84 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.25%) SPSS
3 18 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.28%) MS Office
5 10 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.62%) FastStats
7 3 (0.62%) MS Project
8 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (4.14%) Google Analytics
2 19 (3.93%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.66%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (1.24%) WebTrends
5 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.62%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.62%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.41%) Summit
7 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 1 (0.21%) MoSes
8 1 (0.21%) BPCS
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.45%) Intranet
2 6 (1.24%) 3G
3 4 (0.83%) SAN
3 4 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (0.83%) Internet
3 4 (0.83%) Firewall
3 4 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.62%) Wireless
4 3 (0.62%) LDAP
5 2 (0.41%) WAN
5 2 (0.41%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) SMTP
6 1 (0.21%) UMTS
6 1 (0.21%) 2G
6 1 (0.21%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 76 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (10.56%) Big Data
4 49 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 38 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (7.45%) Hadoop
8 29 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (6.00%) QlikView
9 25 (5.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (4.55%) OLAP
10 22 (4.55%) MySQL
11 20 (4.14%) MS Access
12 18 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (3.52%) DB2
14 16 (3.31%) Text Mining
15 15 (3.11%) Apache Hive
15 15 (3.11%) NoSQL
15 15 (3.11%) Oracle Database
16 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.24%) JIRA
1 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.83%) Subversion
3 3 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.62%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.41%) RIATest
4 2 (0.41%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.41%) Maven
4 2 (0.41%) Toad
4 2 (0.41%) ERwin
5 1 (0.21%) Ant
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.21%) jMock
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 168 (34.78%) Finance
2 66 (13.66%) Banking
3 65 (13.46%) Marketing
4 39 (8.07%) Retail
5 29 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 27 (5.59%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.07%) Back Office
9 7 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.45%) Legal
9 7 (1.45%) Advertising
10 6 (1.24%) Games
10 6 (1.24%) Front Office
11 5 (1.04%) Law
11 5 (1.04%) Publishing
12 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 248 (51.35%) Analyst
2 97 (20.08%) Data Analyst
3 71 (14.70%) Developer
4 66 (13.66%) Business Analyst
5 37 (7.66%) Project Manager
6 30 (6.21%) Consultant
7 28 (5.80%) Architect
7 28 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 22 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 18 (3.73%) Data Scientist
10 15 (3.11%) Insight Analyst
10 15 (3.11%) SQL Developer
11 14 (2.90%) MI Analyst
12 11 (2.28%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.07%) Data Consultant
14 9 (1.86%) Senior Data Analyst
14 9 (1.86%) Programmer
14 9 (1.86%) Business Data Analyst
15 8 (1.66%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.87%) .NET
2 18 (3.73%) XML
3 16 (3.31%) MDX
4 15 (3.11%) HTML
5 12 (2.48%) Web Services
6 11 (2.28%) SOAP
7 10 (2.07%) REST
8 7 (1.45%) CSS
8 7 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.24%) Ajax
10 5 (1.04%) ArcObjects
10 5 (1.04%) WSDL
11 4 (0.83%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.83%) J2EE
11 4 (0.83%) JSON
12 3 (0.62%) Middleware
12 3 (0.62%) Apache CXF
12 3 (0.62%) RESTful
12 3 (0.62%) XML Schema
13 2 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 136 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 52 (10.77%) Statistics
4 38 (7.87%) Visualisation
5 25 (5.18%) Data Extraction
6 22 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.73%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.11%) Derivative
9 14 (2.90%) Fixed Income
9 14 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (2.90%) Data Integration
10 11 (2.28%) GIS
10 11 (2.28%) Credit Risk
11 10 (2.07%) Economics
11 10 (2.07%) Open Source
12 9 (1.86%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.86%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.45%) EPoS
13 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.24%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.14%) Windows
2 17 (3.52%) UNIX
3 14 (2.90%) Linux
4 3 (0.62%) AIX
4 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) HPUX
5 2 (0.41%) Solaris
5 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.41%) zOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Tru64
6 1 (0.21%) Fedora
6 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (25.88%) Analytics
2 103 (21.33%) Data Analysis
3 94 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (15.94%) ETL
5 66 (13.66%) Data Modelling
6 61 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (11.80%) Project Management
8 40 (8.28%) Business Analysis
9 36 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (7.04%) Asset Management
11 28 (5.80%) Risk Management
12 26 (5.38%) Data Management
13 25 (5.18%) Migration
14 24 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (4.97%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.76%) CRM
16 22 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
17 21 (4.35%) Workflow
17 21 (4.35%) Customer Insight
18 19 (3.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 249 (51.55%) SQL
2 38 (7.87%) Java
3 35 (7.25%) Python
4 34 (7.04%) C#
5 29 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 22 (4.55%) R
7 19 (3.93%) PL/SQL
8 18 (3.73%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.28%) Perl
9 11 (2.28%) C
9 11 (2.28%) VB
10 10 (2.07%) VBA
11 8 (1.66%) Scala
12 7 (1.45%) C++
13 4 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.83%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.62%) Ruby
14 3 (0.62%) XPath
15 2 (0.41%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 57 (11.80%) Degree
2 19 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.07%) ISEB
5 5 (1.04%) PhD
5 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.83%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) CCNA
7 2 (0.41%) CCA
7 2 (0.41%) EnCE
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.21%) CITP
8 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.73%) QA
2 8 (1.66%) SLA
3 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.62%) Basel II
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.41%) COREP
6 2 (0.41%) FINREP
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) CDISC
7 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.41%) XenApp
2 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.69%) Control-M
2 2 (0.41%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 71 (14.70%) Oracle
3 46 (9.52%) Tableau
4 35 (7.25%) Business Objects
5 21 (4.35%) Google
6 18 (3.73%) Teradata
7 14 (2.90%) SAP
7 14 (2.90%) Omniture
8 11 (2.28%) IBM
9 10 (2.07%) ESRI
10 9 (1.86%) Cisco
11 8 (1.66%) Sybase
12 7 (1.45%) Cognos
12 7 (1.45%) Informatica
13 6 (1.24%) Hitwise
14 5 (1.04%) Alterian
14 5 (1.04%) Ab Initio
15 4 (0.83%) HP
16 3 (0.62%) Remedy
16 3 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
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