The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 495 497 532
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Contract jobs citing SPSS 93 66 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Applications category 1.31% 1.01% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £255 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.64
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7112 6510 7480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.73% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 3537 3891
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 664 781
Average hourly rate £15.83 £16.00 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 88 £350 -8.49% 33
London +18 59 £375 +13.20% 22
City of London +28 16 £325 -3.70% 4
East of England -11 9 £453 +3.42% 1
South East - 6 £309 - 2
Bristol -16 5 £293 -
South West -21 5 £293 -35.00% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £331 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £313 - 1
South Wales - 3 £325 - 5
Wales - 3 £325 - 5
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 2
Cardiff - 3 £325 - 4
Coventry - 3 £275 - 1
Leeds - 3 £313 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £350 - 1
Oxford - 2 £296 -
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 1
North West - 2 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £296 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £440 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £313 -
Cambridge - 1 £313 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 105 (66.04%) SAS
2 77 (48.43%) Analytics
3 61 (38.36%) SQL
4 50 (31.45%) Marketing
5 48 (30.19%) Data Analysis
6 46 (28.93%) Data Mining
7 41 (25.79%) Statistics
8 39 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (23.90%) Degree
10 30 (18.87%) R
11 23 (14.47%) Tableau
11 23 (14.47%) MS Excel
12 22 (13.84%) Statistical Modelling
13 20 (12.58%) Oracle
13 20 (12.58%) Finance
13 20 (12.58%) Mathematics
14 19 (11.95%) Hadoop
14 19 (11.95%) Predictive Modelling
15 18 (11.32%) Visualisation
15 18 (11.32%) Statistical Analysis
15 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
16 17 (10.69%) Direct Marketing
17 16 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
19 14 (8.81%) Predictive Analytics
19 14 (8.81%) Big Data
19 14 (8.81%) Data Analytics
20 13 (8.18%) CRM
20 13 (8.18%) Data Modelling
21 12 (7.55%) Project Management

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 105 (66.04%) SAS
2 7 (4.40%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.63%) FileNet
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.29%) Stata
3 8 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (2.52%) FastStats
6 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.26%) MS Office
6 2 (1.26%) Gephi
7 1 (0.63%) Weka
7 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) MPLS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) SNMP
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.93%) Data Mining
2 19 (11.95%) Hadoop
3 16 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
5 14 (8.81%) Big Data
6 12 (7.55%) QlikView
7 9 (5.66%) Apache Hive
8 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (4.40%) Base SAS
9 7 (4.40%) Clementine
10 6 (3.77%) DB2
10 6 (3.77%) Spotfire
10 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 3 (1.89%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.89%) Subversion
3 2 (1.26%) ProC
3 2 (1.26%) JIRA
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) PVCS
4 1 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 50 (31.45%) Marketing
2 20 (12.58%) Finance
3 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.55%) Retail
4 9 (5.66%) Games
5 5 (3.14%) Advertising
6 3 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.89%) Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Publishing
7 2 (1.26%) Automotive
7 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (66.04%) Analyst
2 47 (29.56%) Data Analyst
3 14 (8.81%) Consultant
3 14 (8.81%) Insight Analyst
4 12 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.29%) Data Consultant
5 10 (6.29%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 8 (5.03%) Campaign Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (3.77%) Information Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) SAS BI Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Senior Data Modeller
9 5 (3.14%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Marketing Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Data Modeller
9 5 (3.14%) Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Statistician
10 4 (2.52%) Architect
10 4 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) MapReduce
2 2 (1.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.26%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.63%) JSON
3 1 (0.63%) Ajax
3 1 (0.63%) Lucene
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.79%) Statistics
2 20 (12.58%) Mathematics
3 18 (11.32%) Visualisation
4 10 (6.29%) Economics
5 8 (5.03%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.52%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.89%) Online Games
8 3 (1.89%) Open Source
8 3 (1.89%) NHS
9 2 (1.26%) FMCG
9 2 (1.26%) Informatics
10 1 (0.63%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.63%) Social Media
10 1 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.29%) Linux
2 3 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.43%) Analytics
2 48 (30.19%) Data Analysis
3 39 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (13.84%) Statistical Modelling
5 19 (11.95%) Predictive Modelling
6 18 (11.32%) Statistical Analysis
7 17 (10.69%) Direct Marketing
8 14 (8.81%) Predictive Analytics
8 14 (8.81%) Data Analytics
9 13 (8.18%) CRM
9 13 (8.18%) Data Modelling
10 12 (7.55%) Project Management
10 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.29%) Propensity Modelling
12 9 (5.66%) Cluster Analysis
13 8 (5.03%) CHAID
13 8 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (5.03%) Customer Segmentation
13 8 (5.03%) Campaign Management
14 7 (4.40%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.36%) SQL
2 30 (18.87%) R
3 11 (6.92%) Python
4 10 (6.29%) Java
5 8 (5.03%) Ruby
6 7 (4.40%) MATLAB
6 7 (4.40%) C
6 7 (4.40%) VBA
7 4 (2.52%) VB
8 3 (1.89%) C#
9 2 (1.26%) Perl
9 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) Jython
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (23.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.89%) PhD
4 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.63%) vSphere
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (14.47%) Tableau
2 20 (12.58%) Oracle
3 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.55%) Teradata
5 7 (4.40%) Talend
5 7 (4.40%) Omniture
5 7 (4.40%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (3.77%) IBM
7 5 (3.14%) Alterian
7 5 (3.14%) Adobe
7 5 (3.14%) Cognos
8 4 (2.52%) Apple
9 3 (1.89%) SAP
10 2 (1.26%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.26%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.26%) Informatica
10 2 (1.26%) Google
10 2 (1.26%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.26%) Datameer
11 1 (0.63%) Neolane
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