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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 137 140 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing SPSS 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Applications category 1.20% 0.95% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£470 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+67.27% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
332 529 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.42% 15.95% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 286 173
Average daily rate £340 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 59 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.31 £14.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.90% +36.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 1 - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) SAS
2 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (50.00%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
6 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
6 3 (21.43%) Base SAS
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
7 2 (14.29%) Logistic Regression
7 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
7 2 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
7 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
7 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Base SAS
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Modeller
4 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modeller
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 4 (28.57%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
2 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) CHAID
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 1 (7.14%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle