The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 515 481 507
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Contract jobs citing SPSS 74 96 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 1.18% 1.45% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 72 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +32.97%
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 England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6293 6600 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.84% 13.12% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3737 3739 3376
Average daily rate £350 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 666 605
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in England

SPSS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPSS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SPSS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
London -12 33 £323 -14.00% 37
West Midlands +7 12 £350 -8.19% 4
East Midlands - 12 £325 -
South East -20 7 £307 +0.65% 8
South West -10 3 - - 5
North West -29 3 - - 4
Yorkshire -31 2 £450 +28.57% 2
Midlands - 1 - - 1
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SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 92 (70.77%) SAS
2 73 (56.15%) Analytics
3 68 (52.31%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (45.38%) R
4 59 (45.38%) SQL
5 38 (29.23%) Marketing
6 36 (27.69%) Finance
7 34 (26.15%) Data Analysis
8 33 (25.38%) Degree
9 28 (21.54%) Visualisation
10 27 (20.77%) MS Excel
11 24 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (18.46%) Data Mining
12 23 (17.69%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (17.69%) Tableau
12 23 (17.69%) Statistics
13 22 (16.92%) Statistical Modelling
13 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
13 22 (16.92%) Oracle
14 20 (15.38%) Mathematics
15 19 (14.62%) Big Data
15 19 (14.62%) Data Modelling
16 18 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (12.31%) VBA
17 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (11.54%) ETL
18 15 (11.54%) Hadoop
18 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
19 14 (10.77%) Project Management
19 14 (10.77%) C++

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 92 (70.77%) SAS
2 8 (6.15%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.54%) Apache
4 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (20.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.92%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (5.38%) MS Office
5 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.54%) S-PLUS
6 2 (1.54%) FastStats
7 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.77%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.54%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.77%) Radian6
3 1 (0.77%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.46%) Data Mining
2 23 (17.69%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (14.62%) Big Data
4 15 (11.54%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
8 8 (6.15%) QlikView
9 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
9 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.38%) Base SAS
10 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.85%) HBase
11 5 (3.85%) Sqoop
12 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.08%) ERwin
3 2 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (29.23%) Marketing
2 36 (27.69%) Finance
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
4 7 (5.38%) Advertising
5 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.08%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.77%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (63.08%) Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) Data Analyst
3 17 (13.08%) Insight Analyst
4 15 (11.54%) Data Scientist
5 12 (9.23%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.69%) Architect
7 9 (6.92%) MI Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Business Project Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Business Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.38%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Insight Data Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Customer Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Customer Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.85%) SAS Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (2.31%) Senior Data Analyst
13 3 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) HTML
1 3 (2.31%) Web Services
1 3 (2.31%) MLlib
2 2 (1.54%) Google Maps API
2 2 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Lucene
3 1 (0.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (52.31%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (21.54%) Visualisation
3 23 (17.69%) Statistics
4 20 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.92%) Data Extraction
6 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.38%) Physics
8 5 (3.85%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.08%) Social Media
9 4 (3.08%) Economics
10 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
10 3 (2.31%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.54%) DTV
11 2 (1.54%) GIS
12 1 (0.77%) Clustering
12 1 (0.77%) NHS
12 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) UNIX
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (56.15%) Analytics
2 34 (26.15%) Data Analysis
3 24 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (16.92%) Statistical Modelling
5 19 (14.62%) Data Modelling
6 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.54%) ETL
8 14 (10.77%) Project Management
9 12 (9.23%) Asset Management
9 12 (9.23%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.23%) Predictive Modelling
10 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.92%) CHAID
11 9 (6.92%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.15%) Open Source
12 8 (6.15%) Data Analytics
12 8 (6.15%) Propensity Modelling
12 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (5.38%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.38%) SQL
1 59 (45.38%) R
2 16 (12.31%) VBA
3 14 (10.77%) C++
4 13 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 10 (7.69%) Python
6 8 (6.15%) Java
6 8 (6.15%) VB
7 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.31%) Fortran
9 2 (1.54%) MapBasic
9 2 (1.54%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.54%) C#
9 2 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.77%) PHP
10 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.77%) C
10 1 (0.77%) Scala
10 1 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) ISEB
2 6 (4.62%) PMP
2 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.77%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Tableau
2 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.92%) Oracle
3 14 (10.77%) SAP
4 13 (10.00%) IBM
5 12 (9.23%) Cognos
6 11 (8.46%) Teradata
7 10 (7.69%) Google
8 8 (6.15%) Adobe
9 5 (3.85%) Endeca
10 4 (3.08%) Netezza
11 3 (2.31%) Greenplum
11 3 (2.31%) Informatica
11 3 (2.31%) Omniture
11 3 (2.31%) Vertica
12 2 (1.54%) Talend
12 2 (1.54%) Mapinfo
12 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.77%) Alterian
13 1 (0.77%) Splunk
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