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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 200 183 222
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Contract jobs citing SPSS 8 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.28% 0.056%
As % of the Applications category 1.05% 2.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
761 700 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.00% 12.06% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 483 589
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 51
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £28.00 £34.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 8 (61.54%) SAS
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) R
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Statistics
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Customer Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (15.38%) Tableau
6 2 (15.38%) QlikView
6 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (61.54%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.69%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) QlikView
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Clementine
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Research Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) Economics
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (7.69%) Linear Regression
3 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) CHAID
3 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) R
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) WorldPay
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP