The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 138 136 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SPSS 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.066% 0.20%
As % of the Applications category 2.19% 0.60% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £520 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +98.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £485 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.27% +76.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SPSS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
319 334 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.78% 10.96% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 215 289
Median daily rate £314 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £448 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 59
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £30.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 4 £425 -
Bristol -5 1 £450 - 2
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) SAS
2 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) R
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (40.00%) PhD
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) Lua
4 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Information Exploitation
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Information Exploitation
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle