The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Mining
England / North West
Rank 119 149 139
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 1.36% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £343 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £430 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +3.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -40.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 628 807 797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.55% 21.02% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 512 462
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the North West

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in the North West

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in the North West

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in the North West

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 6 £288 -28.12% 3
Cheshire - 2 £413 - 1
Merseyside -7 1 £375 +7.14%
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) Tableau
3 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) SPSS
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) R
7 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) SAS
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) Statistics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) Mingle
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) KNIME
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Research Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (15.00%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (15.00%) Campaign Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.00%) Market Research
6 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) R
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CEH
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Cellebrite