The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 112 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 5 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 1.03% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 4.69% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate
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- £275 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -53.33%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
438 448 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.58% 22.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 257 252
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the West Midlands region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the West Midlands region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Coventry -12 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) EnCE
2 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) SPSS
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Degree

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SPSS Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) CMMI
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) EnCE
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata