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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 531 527 528
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SPSS 65 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 1.27% 1.18% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 29
Average daily rate £300 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £17.63 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -
SPSS
UK

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
5111 5594 6043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.83% 11.88% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3034 3176 3253
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 565 587
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 48 £300 -22.58% 28
South East +7 6 £325 -23.52% 7
East Midlands -10 5 £231 -22.91%
North West -21 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 2
South West -4 1 - -
SPSS
UK

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 73 (59.35%) Analytics
2 68 (55.28%) SAS
3 67 (54.47%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (48.78%) SQL
5 54 (43.90%) Statistics
6 47 (38.21%) R
7 35 (28.46%) Hadoop
8 32 (26.02%) Python
8 32 (26.02%) Big Data
8 32 (26.02%) Degree
9 30 (24.39%) IBM
9 30 (24.39%) BusinessObjects
10 29 (23.58%) Finance
11 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
12 27 (21.95%) Data Analysis
13 25 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (20.33%) Oracle
13 25 (20.33%) SAP
14 24 (19.51%) Mathematics
14 24 (19.51%) Tableau
14 24 (19.51%) Apache Hive
15 22 (17.89%) Java
15 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
15 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
16 21 (17.07%) Visualisation
17 20 (16.26%) Teradata
18 19 (15.45%) Unix
19 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
19 18 (14.63%) Data Mining
19 18 (14.63%) Data Management

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 68 (55.28%) SAS
2 15 (12.20%) Apache Pig
3 12 (9.76%) Apache Spark
4 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.50%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.63%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.63%) EViews
4 2 (1.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.63%) Unica
2 1 (0.81%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) Hadoop
2 32 (26.02%) Big Data
3 30 (24.39%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (19.51%) Apache Hive
5 18 (14.63%) Data Mining
6 11 (8.94%) GIS
7 9 (7.32%) Impala
7 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
7 9 (7.32%) QlikView
7 9 (7.32%) SAP HANA
7 9 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.88%) MS Access
9 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
10 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (4.07%) Text Mining
11 4 (3.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) RStudio
1 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Marketing
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Local Government
4 5 (4.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Billing
5 2 (1.63%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (49.59%) Analyst
2 34 (27.64%) Data Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Architect
4 10 (8.13%) Data Scientist
5 9 (7.32%) Insight Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Consultant
7 7 (5.69%) SAS Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) SPSS Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) SAS Data Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) SPSS Data Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Business Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.07%) SPSS Modeller
9 5 (4.07%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) SQL Data Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Strategy Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.25%) Asset Management Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) XML
2 9 (7.32%) CSS
2 9 (7.32%) HTML
3 8 (6.50%) jQuery
4 7 (5.69%) HTML5
5 6 (4.88%) .NET
6 4 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.81%) Catalyst
8 1 (0.81%) NumPy
8 1 (0.81%) Pandas
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.81%) SAML
8 1 (0.81%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.81%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 67 (54.47%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (43.90%) Statistics
3 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
4 24 (19.51%) Mathematics
5 21 (17.07%) Visualisation
6 15 (12.20%) Credit Risk
7 13 (10.57%) Economics
8 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
9 5 (4.07%) Neural Network
9 5 (4.07%) Physics
10 4 (3.25%) Smart Meter
10 4 (3.25%) Social Media
10 4 (3.25%) Social Network
11 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.44%) New Media
12 2 (1.63%) Data Extraction
12 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.81%) FMCG
13 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.45%) Unix
2 12 (9.76%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Windows
4 9 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.35%) Analytics
2 27 (21.95%) Data Analysis
3 25 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
5 18 (14.63%) Data Management
6 17 (13.82%) ETL
7 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.20%) Statistical Modelling
8 14 (11.38%) Operations Research
9 12 (9.76%) Data Analytics
9 12 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (9.76%) Predictive Analytics
9 12 (9.76%) Predictive Modelling
10 11 (8.94%) MapReduce
11 10 (8.13%) Asset Management
11 10 (8.13%) Statistical Analysis
12 9 (7.32%) Machine Learning
12 9 (7.32%) Risk Analytics
12 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) SQL
2 47 (38.21%) R
3 32 (26.02%) Python
4 22 (17.89%) Java
5 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.38%) VBA
7 12 (9.76%) Perl
8 11 (8.94%) MATLAB
9 10 (8.13%) PL/SQL
10 9 (7.32%) C++
11 4 (3.25%) VB
12 3 (2.44%) C
12 3 (2.44%) PHP
13 2 (1.63%) Ruby
14 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) SAS Certification
3 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) PhD
6 2 (1.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) IBM
2 25 (20.33%) Oracle
2 25 (20.33%) SAP
3 24 (19.51%) Tableau
4 20 (16.26%) Teradata
5 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.50%) Mapinfo
8 6 (4.88%) Alteryx
9 4 (3.25%) Cognos
10 2 (1.63%) BEA
10 2 (1.63%) Informatica
10 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.81%) RapidMiner
11 1 (0.81%) Siebel
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