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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 514 514 487
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs citing SPSS 69 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.13% 0.61% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £328 £265
% change year-on-year
+27.48% +23.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -

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
6119 6367 5664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 13.22% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3519 3394 2918
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 615 697
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £10.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SPSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 January 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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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 +10 66 £388 +6.89% 59
London +3 29 £388 -11.42% 27
South East +10 18 £425 +36.00% 9
Hampshire -10 12 £425 +30.76%
South West -11 10 £430 +37.60% 6
North West -9 6 £350 -22.22% 3
Manchester -1 5 £350 -22.22% 1
Berkshire - 4 £405 - 4
City of London +10 3 - - 9
Bristol -5 3 £288 -10.50% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £650 - 1
East Midlands +12 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Cheshire +5 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £423 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 9
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 8
Leeds - 1 £313 - 7
South Wales - 1 £423 -
Wales - 1 £423 -
Scotland - 1 £450 - 2
East of England - 1 £225 -
Home Counties - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (59.24%) SAS
2 68 (43.31%) SQL
3 56 (35.67%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (33.76%) Analytics
5 47 (29.94%) Marketing
6 36 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
7 29 (18.47%) Cognos
8 28 (17.83%) MS Excel
8 28 (17.83%) Data Analysis
9 27 (17.20%) Tableau
10 26 (16.56%) CRM
11 24 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (14.65%) Data Mining
12 23 (14.65%) Finance
13 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
14 20 (12.74%) QlikView
15 19 (12.10%) Visualisation
16 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
16 18 (11.46%) Degree
16 18 (11.46%) Business Objects
16 18 (11.46%) IBM
16 18 (11.46%) Customer Insight
17 17 (10.83%) Big Data
18 15 (9.55%) ETL
18 15 (9.55%) Data Modelling
18 15 (9.55%) Retail
18 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
19 14 (8.92%) Adobe
19 14 (8.92%) Statistical Modelling

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (59.24%) SAS
2 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.55%) FileNet
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) FastStats
4 3 (1.91%) MS Office
5 1 (0.64%) Stata
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.64%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.55%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.64%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Responsys
1 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) SMS
2 2 (1.27%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (14.65%) Data Mining
3 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
4 20 (12.74%) QlikView
5 17 (10.83%) Big Data
6 12 (7.64%) Hadoop
7 11 (7.01%) DB2
7 11 (7.01%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.82%) Base SAS
9 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.18%) OLAP
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.55%) SAP BI
12 3 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) ERwin
General
1 47 (29.94%) Marketing
2 23 (14.65%) Finance
3 15 (9.55%) Retail
4 9 (5.73%) Banking
5 5 (3.18%) Advertising
5 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (52.23%) Analyst
2 52 (33.12%) Data Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Architect
4 19 (12.10%) Insight Analyst
5 15 (9.55%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 8 (5.10%) Senior Data Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Consultant
9 6 (3.82%) Campaign Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Cognos Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (2.55%) Data Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) CRM Analyst
11 4 (2.55%) Designer
11 4 (2.55%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (2.55%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.55%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) HTML
2 8 (5.10%) HTML5
2 8 (5.10%) .NET
2 8 (5.10%) Middleware
3 2 (1.27%) REST
3 2 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (35.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.10%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.73%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.73%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.10%) GIS
5 7 (4.46%) Statistics
6 6 (3.82%) Clustering
7 5 (3.18%) Data Extraction
7 5 (3.18%) User Experience
8 3 (1.91%) Social Media
8 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.91%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.91%) Economics
8 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.18%) Linux
2 3 (1.91%) UNIX
3 2 (1.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.76%) Analytics
2 36 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (17.83%) Data Analysis
4 26 (16.56%) CRM
5 18 (11.46%) Customer Insight
6 15 (9.55%) ETL
6 15 (9.55%) Data Modelling
7 14 (8.92%) Statistical Modelling
7 14 (8.92%) Campaign Management
7 14 (8.92%) Propensity Modelling
8 12 (7.64%) Statistical Analysis
8 12 (7.64%) Database Marketing
8 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.37%) Migration
9 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.73%) CHAID
10 9 (5.73%) Data Architecture
11 8 (5.10%) Direct Marketing
11 8 (5.10%) Web Analytics
12 7 (4.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.31%) SQL
2 8 (5.10%) R
3 7 (4.46%) VBA
4 6 (3.82%) MATLAB
5 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.91%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (0.64%) Java
8 1 (0.64%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
1 18 (11.46%) Degree
2 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) MCSE
4 1 (0.64%) CBAP
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.91%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
1 29 (18.47%) Cognos
2 27 (17.20%) Tableau
3 18 (11.46%) Business Objects
3 18 (11.46%) IBM
4 14 (8.92%) Adobe
5 12 (7.64%) ILOG
5 12 (7.64%) Teradata
6 11 (7.01%) Google
7 10 (6.37%) Informatica
8 9 (5.73%) Oracle
8 9 (5.73%) Unica
9 6 (3.82%) Siebel
9 6 (3.82%) SAP
10 5 (3.18%) i2
11 4 (2.55%) Coremetrics
11 4 (2.55%) Netezza
11 4 (2.55%) Chordiant
12 3 (1.91%) Epiphany
12 3 (1.91%) Sybase
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