The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 181 194 189
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing SPSS 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 0.75% 1.35% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
535 668 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.58% 11.36% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 448 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £170 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 33
Average hourly rate £14.93 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £22.90 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPSS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPSS across the City of London region.

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SPSS across the City of London region.

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SAS
3 6 (66.67%) Analytics
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Web Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Google
5 4 (44.44%) Marketing
5 4 (44.44%) VBA
5 4 (44.44%) Google Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Big Data
6 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Factor Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (33.33%) Sysomos
6 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (33.33%) Cognos
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (33.33%) Adobe
6 3 (33.33%) CHAID
6 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
6 3 (33.33%) Coremetrics
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (33.33%) DoubleClick
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Mathematics

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SPSS 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 SPSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Web Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Factor Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) CHAID
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Econometrics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) R
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
2 3 (33.33%) Coremetrics
2 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) DoubleClick
2 3 (33.33%) Sysomos
3 2 (22.22%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) Birst