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 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 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 139 121 145
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing SPSS 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.086% 0.055%
As % of the Applications category 0.95% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £475 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +12.50%
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
525 327 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.85% 14.06% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 286
Average daily rate £303 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 82
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.62 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -61.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.65 £50.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPSS across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SPSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Bristol -10 3 £475 +72.72% 3
Somerset - 2 £475 -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) SAS
2 7 (70.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) FastStats
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) Degree

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Research Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Research Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CHAID
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe