The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 116 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.20% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 0.93% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £405 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -12.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £385 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 431 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.69% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 244 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Data Mining
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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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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 0 2 £225 -47.67%
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) OLAP
2 3 (25.00%) RUP
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) CMMI
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) OLAP
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Investigator
2 1 (8.33%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (8.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) RUP
2 3 (25.00%) CMMI
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) EnCE
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) CA