The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 545 537 530
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing SPSS 49 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Applications category 0.71% 0.87% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6884 7205 6314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.05% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 3796 3239
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 677 716
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.83 £39.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPSS within the UK.

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SPSS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SPSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SPSS within the UK.

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SPSS
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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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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
England -17 47 £450 +33.33% 71
London -14 29 £450 +33.33% 55
South East 0 10 £600 +231.03% 4
Surrey +4 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 £600 - 1
City of London +15 4 £350 -22.22% 10
South West +3 4 £470 -1.05% 3
Guildford - 4 - -
West Yorkshire -10 2 - - 1
Leeds -14 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 2 - - 3
Scotland - 2 £425 - 3
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
North West - 2 £375 - 3
Bracknell - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh - 2 £425 - 3
Slough - 2 £750 -
Bristol +3 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £520 -
Manchester - 1 £375 - 1
Reading - 1 £325 - 1
Swindon - 1 £470 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £470 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £520 -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 82 (66.67%) SAS
2 55 (44.72%) SQL
3 54 (43.90%) Analytics
4 44 (35.77%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (32.52%) Marketing
6 38 (30.89%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (25.20%) Finance
8 26 (21.14%) Data Analysis
9 25 (20.33%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (19.51%) ETL
11 23 (18.70%) Cognos
12 21 (17.07%) R
13 20 (16.26%) Data Modelling
13 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
13 20 (16.26%) Degree
14 19 (15.45%) Retail
14 19 (15.45%) Tableau
15 18 (14.63%) Big Data
15 18 (14.63%) CRM
16 17 (13.82%) Business Objects
16 17 (13.82%) Data Mining
17 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
18 15 (12.20%) IBM
18 15 (12.20%) CHAID
18 15 (12.20%) Oracle
19 14 (11.38%) Data Architecture
19 14 (11.38%) Hadoop
19 14 (11.38%) Visualisation
19 14 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (11.38%) E-Commerce

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 82 (66.67%) SAS
2 5 (4.07%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.25%) FileNet
3 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.69%) MS Office
4 2 (1.63%) FastStats
4 2 (1.63%) S-PLUS
4 2 (1.63%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Unica
2 6 (4.88%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (2.44%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.44%) Silverpop
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Responsys
5 1 (0.81%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (14.63%) Big Data
3 17 (13.82%) Data Mining
4 14 (11.38%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.57%) Relational Database
6 12 (9.76%) QlikView
6 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
7 9 (7.32%) DB2
7 9 (7.32%) Base SAS
8 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
9 7 (5.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (4.88%) SAP BI
10 6 (4.88%) OLAP
10 6 (4.88%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) ERwin
1 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 40 (32.52%) Marketing
2 31 (25.20%) Finance
3 19 (15.45%) Retail
4 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.25%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (47.15%) Analyst
2 37 (30.08%) Data Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Insight Analyst
4 12 (9.76%) Architect
5 11 (8.94%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Insight Data Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Data Scientist
7 7 (5.69%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Data Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Data Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Customer Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Customer Insight Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Campaign Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) CRM Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Designer
10 4 (3.25%) Service Manager
10 4 (3.25%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) HTML
2 3 (2.44%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) JSON
3 2 (1.63%) XML
3 2 (1.63%) XSD
3 2 (1.63%) SOAP
3 2 (1.63%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 44 (35.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.38%) Visualisation
3 13 (10.57%) Statistics
4 12 (9.76%) Mathematics
5 11 (8.94%) Data Extraction
6 7 (5.69%) GIS
7 6 (4.88%) Credit Risk
7 6 (4.88%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.25%) Data Integration
9 4 (3.25%) Economics
9 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.25%) Social Media
9 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.44%) Physics
11 2 (1.63%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.63%) Replication
11 2 (1.63%) DTV
11 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Linux
2 3 (2.44%) UNIX
3 2 (1.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.90%) Analytics
2 38 (30.89%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (21.14%) Data Analysis
4 24 (19.51%) ETL
5 20 (16.26%) Data Modelling
6 18 (14.63%) CRM
7 15 (12.20%) CHAID
8 14 (11.38%) Data Architecture
8 14 (11.38%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.38%) Propensity Modelling
9 13 (10.57%) Campaign Management
10 12 (9.76%) Customer Insight
10 12 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
11 11 (8.94%) Data Analytics
11 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.94%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (8.94%) Web Analytics
12 9 (7.32%) Migration
13 8 (6.50%) Validation
14 7 (5.69%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.72%) SQL
2 21 (17.07%) R
3 8 (6.50%) VBA
4 7 (5.69%) Java
4 7 (5.69%) Python
4 7 (5.69%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.44%) Fortran
6 3 (2.44%) VB
6 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.44%) C++
6 3 (2.44%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.63%) PMP
4 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
1 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (18.70%) Cognos
2 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.45%) Tableau
4 17 (13.82%) Business Objects
5 15 (12.20%) IBM
5 15 (12.20%) Oracle
6 11 (8.94%) Teradata
7 10 (8.13%) Google
7 10 (8.13%) Adobe
8 8 (6.50%) Informatica
9 7 (5.69%) SAP
9 7 (5.69%) Netezza
10 6 (4.88%) Siebel
11 4 (3.25%) i2
11 4 (3.25%) Chordiant
11 4 (3.25%) ILOG
11 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.44%) Vertica
12 3 (2.44%) Epiphany
12 3 (2.44%) Greenplum
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