The first table below looks at the demand for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 23 July 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 130 102 131
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Contract jobs citing SPSS 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.23% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 1.16% 1.59% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£293 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.64
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
431 315 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.48% 14.64% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 188 221
Average daily rate £320 £318 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 38 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
SPSS
England

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPSS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Bristol -22 5 £293 -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (80.00%) SAS
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) CHAID
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Automotive
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (50.00%) CHAID
1 5 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe