The first table below looks at the demand for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 South East 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 247 235 246
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing SPSS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £181 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1488 1231 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 14.71% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 485 610
Average daily rate £325 £314 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 212 208
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.25 £31.70
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 South East

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

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the South East 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
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (87.50%) SAS
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Contact Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Database Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) FastStats
4 3 (37.50%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (25.00%) Base SAS
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Alterian
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (87.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) FastStats
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SPSS Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SAS Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Marketing Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Insight Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Research Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Contact Management
1 3 (37.50%) Database Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Alterian