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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 529 535 484
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -51
Contract jobs citing SPSS 78 43 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 1.07% 0.65% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 50
Average daily rate
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£360 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £302
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +40.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.34 £18.80 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.08% +13.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 - £19.46

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
7318 6643 6297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.78% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 3615 3144
Average daily rate £330 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £136 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 656 738
Average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £10.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.67 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 21 November 2014.

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 30 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 21 November 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
England +10 74 £360 -17.71% 51
London +19 40 £369 -15.71% 29
South East 0 22 £300 - 8
Hampshire - 19 £300 - 2
City of London +5 6 £300 -17.24% 9
Edinburgh -6 4 £450 - 2
Scotland -7 4 £450 - 2
South West -31 3 £288 - 3
Bristol - 3 £288 - 2
North West -5 2 £350 - 3
Manchester -10 2 £350 - 3
West Midlands -18 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
East of England - 2 £475 - 3
East Midlands +1 1 £300 - 2
Warwick -1 1 - -
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - - 4
Watford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 113 (62.78%) SAS
2 74 (41.11%) SQL
3 73 (40.56%) Analytics
4 61 (33.89%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (25.56%) Marketing
6 43 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (21.67%) Data Analysis
8 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
9 34 (18.89%) Data Mining
10 32 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 32 (17.78%) Tableau
11 28 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (15.00%) Degree
13 25 (13.89%) Statistics
13 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
14 23 (12.78%) Cognos
15 22 (12.22%) Finance
16 21 (11.67%) CRM
16 21 (11.67%) Visualisation
17 20 (11.11%) Hadoop
17 20 (11.11%) Big Data
18 18 (10.00%) Customer Insight
18 18 (10.00%) QlikView
18 18 (10.00%) Oracle
19 17 (9.44%) Adobe
19 17 (9.44%) Mathematics
20 16 (8.89%) Data Modelling
20 16 (8.89%) R
21 15 (8.33%) IBM
21 15 (8.33%) Teradata

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 113 (62.78%) SAS
2 3 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.11%) FileNet
4 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.44%) FastStats
4 6 (3.33%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (2.78%) Stata
6 3 (1.67%) MS Office
7 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.56%) MS Project
8 1 (0.56%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.11%) FTP
1 2 (1.11%) HTTP
1 2 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.89%) Data Mining
2 28 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 20 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 20 (11.11%) Big Data
5 18 (10.00%) QlikView
6 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.00%) DB2
8 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.89%) Spotfire
9 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (2.78%) OLAP
10 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.22%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) ERwin
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (25.56%) Marketing
2 22 (12.22%) Finance
3 9 (5.00%) Retail
4 7 (3.89%) Banking
5 6 (3.33%) Advertising
6 5 (2.78%) Games
7 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (60.56%) Analyst
2 55 (30.56%) Data Analyst
3 22 (12.22%) Insight Analyst
4 18 (10.00%) Architect
5 17 (9.44%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (7.78%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Consultant
7 10 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.00%) Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) Senior Insight Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Campaign Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Senior Data Analyst
11 5 (2.78%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.78%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.78%) Data Consultant
11 5 (2.78%) Cognos Developer
11 5 (2.78%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 4 (2.22%) SPSS Analyst
12 4 (2.22%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) .NET
2 9 (5.00%) HTML
3 8 (4.44%) Middleware
3 8 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (1.11%) REST
4 2 (1.11%) XML
4 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (33.89%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.89%) Statistics
3 21 (11.67%) Visualisation
4 17 (9.44%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.00%) User Experience
6 8 (4.44%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.33%) Data Extraction
7 6 (3.33%) Clustering
8 5 (2.78%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.22%) Social Media
9 4 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.22%) Economics
9 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.22%) NHS
10 3 (1.67%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.67%) Online Games
10 3 (1.67%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.11%) Informatics
11 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (1.11%) Windows
3 1 (0.56%) AIX
3 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.56%) Analytics
2 43 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (21.67%) Data Analysis
4 21 (11.67%) CRM
5 18 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 16 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 13 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.22%) Propensity Modelling
8 12 (6.67%) Web Analytics
8 12 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
8 12 (6.67%) Database Marketing
9 11 (6.11%) Statistical Modelling
10 10 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.56%) Cluster Analysis
10 10 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (5.56%) CHAID
11 9 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.00%) Direct Marketing
11 9 (5.00%) Data Analytics
11 9 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (41.11%) SQL
2 16 (8.89%) R
3 6 (3.33%) MATLAB
3 6 (3.33%) Python
3 6 (3.33%) Java
4 5 (2.78%) VBA
5 2 (1.11%) Ruby
5 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.11%) C
5 2 (1.11%) C#
5 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (15.00%) Degree
2 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 32 (17.78%) Microsoft
1 32 (17.78%) Tableau
2 23 (12.78%) Cognos
3 18 (10.00%) Oracle
4 17 (9.44%) Adobe
5 15 (8.33%) IBM
5 15 (8.33%) Teradata
6 10 (5.56%) Google
7 9 (5.00%) ILOG
8 7 (3.89%) Informatica
8 7 (3.89%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.33%) Omniture
10 5 (2.78%) Apple
11 4 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (2.22%) DoubleClick
11 4 (2.22%) Alterian
11 4 (2.22%) Coremetrics
11 4 (2.22%) Unica
11 4 (2.22%) Neolane
12 3 (1.67%) i2
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