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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 541 515 526
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing SPSS 62 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 0.93% 1.01% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 31
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
6680 7016 6433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.13% 13.06% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 3829 3467
Average daily rate £340 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 745 667
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 2 July 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 25 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 2 July 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 -22 61 £338 +8.00% 77
London -5 38 £315 -10.00% 53
City of London -8 9 £315 -8.69% 22
South East -20 8 £500 +60.00% 6
West Midlands +6 6 £350 +27.27% 4
Berkshire +10 5 £388 +10.32%
Warwickshire - 5 £350 - 1
Warwick - 5 £350 - 1
Bracknell +2 4 £450 +15.38%
North West -14 4 £375 +7.14% 6
Manchester - 4 £375 - 6
Hampshire 0 2 £550 +25.00% 4
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
Reading +10 1 £325 +4.00%
Coventry +7 1 £310 +12.72%
Surrey -2 1 £650 +258.62%
West Yorkshire -7 1 £450 +57.20% 2
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1
East of England -9 1 £435 +48.08% 1
Yorkshire -21 1 £450 +73.07% 2
Leeds -22 1 £450 +57.20% 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 £435 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £435 -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 74 (62.71%) SAS
2 55 (46.61%) SQL
3 54 (45.76%) Analytics
4 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (31.36%) Marketing
6 36 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (27.97%) Finance
7 33 (27.97%) R
8 31 (26.27%) Data Analysis
9 26 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (20.34%) Data Mining
11 21 (17.80%) ETL
11 21 (17.80%) Data Modelling
12 20 (16.95%) Big Data
13 19 (16.10%) Business Objects
13 19 (16.10%) MS Excel
13 19 (16.10%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (16.10%) Degree
13 19 (16.10%) Tableau
14 18 (15.25%) Visualisation
14 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
15 17 (14.41%) Oracle
15 17 (14.41%) Project Management
16 16 (13.56%) Hadoop
17 15 (12.71%) Retail
17 15 (12.71%) Cognos
18 14 (11.86%) Google
18 14 (11.86%) Statistics
18 14 (11.86%) Statistical Modelling
19 13 (11.02%) Business Analysis

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 74 (62.71%) SAS
2 5 (4.24%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) FileNet
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (16.10%) MS Excel
1 19 (16.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (6.78%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) S-PLUS
4 2 (1.69%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.85%) FastStats
5 1 (0.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Unica
2 2 (1.69%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Google Analytics
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.69%) Silverpop
3 2 (1.69%) SaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) SNA
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (20.34%) Data Mining
3 20 (16.95%) Big Data
4 16 (13.56%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.63%) QlikView
6 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.78%) Base SAS
7 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (5.08%) Apache Hive
9 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
9 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.08%) DB2
9 6 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.39%) ERwin
3 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (31.36%) Marketing
2 33 (27.97%) Finance
3 15 (12.71%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Advertising
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.39%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Analyst
2 28 (23.73%) Data Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Insight Analyst
4 14 (11.86%) Data Scientist
4 14 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) Architect
6 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Data Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Insight Data Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Business Manager
8 7 (5.93%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Customer Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Customer Insight Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Senior Data Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) SAS Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (2.54%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) HTML
2 3 (2.54%) JSON
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
2 3 (2.54%) MLlib
3 2 (1.69%) XML
3 2 (1.69%) XSD
3 2 (1.69%) Google Maps API
3 2 (1.69%) REST
3 2 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.25%) Visualisation
3 14 (11.86%) Statistics
4 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
5 8 (6.78%) Data Extraction
6 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.08%) GIS
7 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.24%) Credit Risk
8 5 (4.24%) Data Integration
8 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.54%) Social Media
9 3 (2.54%) Economics
10 2 (1.69%) Replication
10 2 (1.69%) DTV
10 2 (1.69%) Physics
10 2 (1.69%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.76%) Analytics
2 36 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (26.27%) Data Analysis
4 21 (17.80%) Data Modelling
4 21 (17.80%) ETL
5 17 (14.41%) Project Management
6 14 (11.86%) Statistical Modelling
7 13 (11.02%) Data Architecture
7 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
7 13 (11.02%) Business Analysis
8 12 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.32%) CHAID
10 10 (8.47%) Propensity Modelling
11 9 (7.63%) Data Analytics
12 8 (6.78%) Predictive Modelling
12 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.78%) Scrum
12 8 (6.78%) Customer Insight
13 7 (5.93%) Customer Analytics
13 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) SQL
2 33 (27.97%) R
3 11 (9.32%) Python
4 10 (8.47%) Java
5 8 (6.78%) VBA
6 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.39%) VB
8 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.54%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) Fortran
8 3 (2.54%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.69%) MapBasic
9 2 (1.69%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) PMP
2 7 (5.93%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.24%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Business Objects
1 19 (16.10%) Tableau
2 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.41%) Oracle
4 15 (12.71%) Cognos
5 14 (11.86%) Google
6 10 (8.47%) Teradata
6 10 (8.47%) IBM
7 8 (6.78%) SAP
8 7 (5.93%) Adobe
9 6 (5.08%) Informatica
9 6 (5.08%) Netezza
10 3 (2.54%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.54%) Vertica
10 3 (2.54%) Omniture
10 3 (2.54%) Epiphany
10 3 (2.54%) Chordiant
10 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.69%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.69%) Mapinfo
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