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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 506 516 467
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing SPSS 74 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.088% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 1.08% 0.69% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 50
Average daily rate
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£360 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £302
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +40.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.34 £18.80 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.08% +13.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 - £19.46
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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
6853 6076 5779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.14% 12.78% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 3362 2918
Average daily rate £335 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 602 689
Average hourly rate £14.87 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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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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 +19 40 £369 -15.71% 29
South East 0 22 £300 - 8
South West -31 3 £288 - 3
North West -5 2 £350 - 3
West Midlands -18 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £475 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands +1 1 £300 - 2
North East - - - -
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SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 107 (62.57%) SAS
2 72 (42.11%) SQL
3 68 (39.77%) Analytics
4 58 (33.92%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (26.32%) Marketing
6 38 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 38 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
8 34 (19.88%) Data Mining
9 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 32 (18.71%) Tableau
10 27 (15.79%) Degree
11 24 (14.04%) Statistics
11 24 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (12.87%) SQL Server
13 21 (12.28%) Visualisation
14 20 (11.70%) Hadoop
15 19 (11.11%) Cognos
16 18 (10.53%) CRM
16 18 (10.53%) Finance
16 18 (10.53%) QlikView
16 18 (10.53%) Customer Insight
17 17 (9.94%) Big Data
17 17 (9.94%) Mathematics
17 17 (9.94%) Adobe
18 16 (9.36%) R
19 15 (8.77%) Oracle
20 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (7.60%) IBM
20 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 107 (62.57%) SAS
2 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.17%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.58%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.58%) FileNet
Applications
1 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.68%) FastStats
3 6 (3.51%) Final Cut Pro
4 5 (2.92%) Stata
5 3 (1.75%) MS Office
6 1 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.58%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) FTP
1 2 (1.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.88%) Data Mining
2 24 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (12.87%) SQL Server
4 20 (11.70%) Hadoop
5 18 (10.53%) QlikView
6 17 (9.94%) Big Data
7 10 (5.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.09%) Spotfire
9 6 (3.51%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.92%) DB2
10 5 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.34%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.75%) MS Access
12 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 45 (26.32%) Marketing
2 18 (10.53%) Finance
3 9 (5.26%) Retail
4 6 (3.51%) Advertising
5 5 (2.92%) Games
6 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (61.99%) Analyst
2 54 (31.58%) Data Analyst
3 22 (12.87%) Insight Analyst
4 17 (9.94%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (8.77%) Architect
6 13 (7.60%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.26%) Consultant
8 9 (5.26%) Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Data Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Campaign Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Data Consultant
11 5 (2.92%) Cognos Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 4 (2.34%) Statistician
12 4 (2.34%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) .NET
2 9 (5.26%) HTML
3 8 (4.68%) Middleware
3 8 (4.68%) HTML5
4 2 (1.17%) REST
4 2 (1.17%) XML
4 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (33.92%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.04%) Statistics
3 21 (12.28%) Visualisation
4 17 (9.94%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.26%) User Experience
6 8 (4.68%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.51%) Data Extraction
7 6 (3.51%) Clustering
8 5 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.34%) Economics
9 4 (2.34%) NHS
10 3 (1.75%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.75%) Online Games
11 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.17%) Informatics
11 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.58%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) AIX
3 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.77%) Analytics
2 38 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 18 (10.53%) CRM
3 18 (10.53%) Customer Insight
4 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.60%) Propensity Modelling
5 12 (7.02%) Web Analytics
5 12 (7.02%) Data Modelling
5 12 (7.02%) Database Marketing
6 11 (6.43%) Predictive Modelling
6 11 (6.43%) Statistical Modelling
7 10 (5.85%) Waterfall
7 10 (5.85%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (5.26%) CHAID
8 9 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 9 (5.26%) Direct Marketing
8 9 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (5.26%) Cluster Analysis
9 8 (4.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.11%) SQL
2 16 (9.36%) R
3 6 (3.51%) Java
3 6 (3.51%) Python
3 6 (3.51%) MATLAB
4 5 (2.92%) VBA
5 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.17%) VB
5 2 (1.17%) Ruby
5 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.17%) C
5 2 (1.17%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (15.79%) Degree
2 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) PhD
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
1 32 (18.71%) Tableau
2 19 (11.11%) Cognos
3 17 (9.94%) Adobe
4 15 (8.77%) Oracle
5 13 (7.60%) IBM
6 12 (7.02%) Teradata
7 10 (5.85%) Google
8 9 (5.26%) ILOG
9 7 (4.09%) Business Objects
10 6 (3.51%) Omniture
11 5 (2.92%) Apple
12 4 (2.34%) Alterian
12 4 (2.34%) Informatica
12 4 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.34%) DoubleClick
12 4 (2.34%) Coremetrics
12 4 (2.34%) Unica
12 4 (2.34%) Neolane
13 3 (1.75%) Siebel
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