The first table below looks at the demand for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing SPSS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.065%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
408 344 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.86% 14.29% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 140 123
Average daily rate £325 £270 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 46
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.20 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
SPSS
England

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Minitab
1 4 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (75.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Text Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) IronPython
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) Text Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Minitab
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO