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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 514 523 495
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing SPSS 78 47 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.16% 0.70% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 37
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £265
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
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
6709 6676 6089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.37% 13.04% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 3614 3073
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 658 733
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.98 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 December 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 24 December 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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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
England -2 73 £360 -10.00% 26
London +27 34 £363 -17.14% 15
South East -15 22 £419 +39.58% 2
Hampshire - 19 £425 - 1
South West -23 9 £378 +20.80% 1
City of London +5 5 £300 -11.11% 6
North West -10 4 £350 -22.22% 1
Manchester -11 4 £350 -22.22% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 4 £450 -
Bristol -14 3 £288 -10.50%
Leeds - 2 £356 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £356 - 5
Yorkshire - 2 £356 - 5
East Midlands +7 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
Surrey - 1 £225 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £225 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Somerset - - - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 114 (64.77%) SAS
2 69 (39.20%) SQL
2 69 (39.20%) Analytics
3 60 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (27.84%) Marketing
5 41 (23.30%) Data Analysis
5 41 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
7 33 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 29 (16.48%) Tableau
9 28 (15.91%) Data Mining
9 28 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (14.77%) Cognos
11 25 (14.20%) SQL Server
12 24 (13.64%) Finance
13 23 (13.07%) CRM
14 20 (11.36%) Visualisation
15 19 (10.80%) Big Data
15 19 (10.80%) QlikView
15 19 (10.80%) Degree
15 19 (10.80%) IBM
16 18 (10.23%) Oracle
16 18 (10.23%) Customer Insight
17 17 (9.66%) Hadoop
17 17 (9.66%) Adobe
17 17 (9.66%) Teradata
17 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
18 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
18 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
19 13 (7.39%) Propensity Modelling

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 114 (64.77%) SAS
2 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.70%) FileNet
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.55%) FastStats
3 7 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.41%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (1.70%) MS Office
6 2 (1.14%) Stata
7 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.70%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.57%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.57%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (15.91%) Data Mining
2 25 (14.20%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.80%) QlikView
3 19 (10.80%) Big Data
4 17 (9.66%) Hadoop
5 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.11%) DB2
7 8 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 7 (3.98%) Spotfire
8 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.98%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.41%) Base SAS
10 5 (2.84%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.84%) OLAP
11 4 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) ERwin
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (27.84%) Marketing
2 24 (13.64%) Finance
3 12 (6.82%) Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Banking
5 5 (2.84%) Advertising
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (57.39%) Analyst
2 54 (30.68%) Data Analyst
3 20 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (11.36%) Architect
3 20 (11.36%) Insight Analyst
4 14 (7.95%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.11%) Consultant
6 9 (5.11%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 8 (4.55%) Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) Campaign Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) Cognos Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Data Consultant
11 4 (2.27%) SAS Analyst
11 4 (2.27%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.27%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.27%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 3 (1.70%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) .NET
2 9 (5.11%) HTML
3 8 (4.55%) Middleware
3 8 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (1.14%) REST
4 2 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.36%) Visualisation
3 13 (7.39%) Statistics
4 12 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.98%) User Experience
7 6 (3.41%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.41%) Clustering
8 5 (2.84%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.27%) NHS
9 4 (2.27%) Social Media
10 3 (1.70%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.70%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.70%) GIS
10 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.14%) Online Games
11 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.84%) Linux
2 2 (1.14%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) AIX
3 1 (0.57%) UNIX
3 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.20%) Analytics
2 41 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (23.30%) Data Analysis
3 23 (13.07%) CRM
4 18 (10.23%) Customer Insight
5 13 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.39%) Propensity Modelling
6 12 (6.82%) Statistical Modelling
6 12 (6.82%) Database Marketing
7 11 (6.25%) Web Analytics
7 11 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 11 (6.25%) Campaign Management
8 10 (5.68%) Statistical Analysis
8 10 (5.68%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.11%) ETL
9 9 (5.11%) Service Management
9 9 (5.11%) Migration
9 9 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (4.55%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.20%) SQL
2 11 (6.25%) R
3 6 (3.41%) MATLAB
4 5 (2.84%) Python
4 5 (2.84%) Java
5 4 (2.27%) VBA
5 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.14%) C#
7 1 (0.57%) C
7 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 19 (10.80%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.14%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) PhD
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.48%) Tableau
3 26 (14.77%) Cognos
4 19 (10.80%) IBM
5 18 (10.23%) Oracle
6 17 (9.66%) Adobe
6 17 (9.66%) Teradata
7 11 (6.25%) ILOG
8 9 (5.11%) Business Objects
9 8 (4.55%) Informatica
9 8 (4.55%) Google
10 6 (3.41%) Unica
11 5 (2.84%) i2
11 5 (2.84%) Apple
11 5 (2.84%) Siebel
12 4 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.27%) Coremetrics
12 4 (2.27%) Alterian
12 4 (2.27%) Neolane
13 3 (1.70%) Sysomos
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