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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 549 516 524
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Contract jobs citing SPSS 76 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.11% 1.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 74 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +32.97%
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
6876 7213 6677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.74% 12.97% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 4045 3640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 708 656
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 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 28 August 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 -34 74 £350 -6.66% 64
London -12 33 £323 -14.00% 37
West Midlands +7 12 £350 -8.19% 4
East Midlands - 12 £325 -
Warwickshire +10 8 £350 -
South East -20 7 £307 +0.65% 8
Warwick - 6 £350 -
City of London -6 3 £325 +1.96% 9
South West -10 3 - - 5
North West -29 3 - - 4
Staines - 3 £125 - 2
Surrey - 3 £125 - 3
Hampshire -10 2 £550 +51.72%
West Yorkshire -23 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Leeds -28 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire -31 2 £450 +28.57% 2
Manchester - 2 - - 4
Feltham - 2 £326 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Coventry -2 1 £310 +12.72%
Bristol -4 1 - - 5
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (70.45%) SAS
2 74 (56.06%) Analytics
3 69 (52.27%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (45.45%) R
4 60 (45.45%) SQL
5 38 (28.79%) Marketing
6 36 (27.27%) Finance
7 34 (25.76%) Data Analysis
7 34 (25.76%) Degree
8 28 (21.21%) MS Excel
8 28 (21.21%) Visualisation
9 25 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (18.18%) Data Mining
10 24 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (18.18%) Tableau
11 23 (17.42%) Statistical Modelling
11 23 (17.42%) Statistics
11 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
11 23 (17.42%) Oracle
12 20 (15.15%) Data Modelling
12 20 (15.15%) Mathematics
13 19 (14.39%) Big Data
14 18 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (12.12%) VBA
15 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (11.36%) SAP
16 15 (11.36%) ETL
16 15 (11.36%) Project Management
16 15 (11.36%) Hadoop
16 15 (11.36%) Computer Science

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (70.45%) SAS
2 8 (6.06%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (5.30%) MS Office
5 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.52%) S-PLUS
6 2 (1.52%) FastStats
7 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.76%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.52%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.76%) Radian6
3 1 (0.76%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) Data Mining
1 24 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (14.39%) Big Data
3 15 (11.36%) Hadoop
4 13 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.58%) Apache Hive
6 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.06%) QlikView
8 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
8 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.30%) Base SAS
9 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.79%) HBase
10 5 (3.79%) Sqoop
11 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.03%) ERwin
3 2 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (28.79%) Marketing
2 36 (27.27%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Retail
4 7 (5.30%) Advertising
5 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.03%) Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (62.88%) Analyst
2 30 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 17 (12.88%) Insight Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Data Scientist
5 12 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Architect
7 9 (6.82%) MI Analyst
8 8 (6.06%) Business Manager
8 8 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
8 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.30%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Insight Data Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Customer Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Customer Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.79%) SAS Analyst
12 3 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (2.27%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) HTML
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
1 3 (2.27%) MLlib
2 2 (1.52%) Google Maps API
2 2 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Lucene
3 1 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (52.27%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (21.21%) Visualisation
3 23 (17.42%) Statistics
4 20 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 15 (11.36%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.82%) Data Extraction
6 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.30%) Physics
8 5 (3.79%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.03%) Social Media
9 4 (3.03%) Economics
10 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
10 3 (2.27%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.52%) DTV
11 2 (1.52%) GIS
12 1 (0.76%) Clustering
12 1 (0.76%) NHS
12 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.27%) UNIX
2 2 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.06%) Analytics
2 34 (25.76%) Data Analysis
3 25 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.42%) Statistical Modelling
5 20 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.36%) Project Management
7 15 (11.36%) ETL
8 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 12 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
10 10 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.82%) CHAID
11 9 (6.82%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.06%) Open Source
12 8 (6.06%) Data Analytics
12 8 (6.06%) Propensity Modelling
12 8 (6.06%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.45%) SQL
1 60 (45.45%) R
2 16 (12.12%) VBA
3 14 (10.61%) C++
4 13 (9.85%) MATLAB
5 10 (7.58%) Python
6 9 (6.82%) Java
7 8 (6.06%) VB
8 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.27%) Fortran
10 2 (1.52%) MapBasic
10 2 (1.52%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.52%) C#
10 2 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 34 (25.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) ISEB
2 6 (4.55%) PMP
2 6 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Tableau
2 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.42%) Oracle
3 15 (11.36%) SAP
4 13 (9.85%) IBM
5 12 (9.09%) Cognos
5 12 (9.09%) Teradata
6 10 (7.58%) Google
7 8 (6.06%) Adobe
8 5 (3.79%) Endeca
9 4 (3.03%) Netezza
10 3 (2.27%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.27%) Informatica
10 3 (2.27%) Omniture
10 3 (2.27%) Vertica
11 2 (1.52%) Talend
11 2 (1.52%) Mapinfo
11 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.76%) Alterian
12 1 (0.76%) Splunk
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