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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 133 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SPSS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% - 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 0.51% - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.64
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
393 324 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.98% 11.84% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 121 149
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £428 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £42.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 1 August 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
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (50.00%) Weka
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook