The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
UK
Rank 571 555 524
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs citing SPSS 29 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 0.62% 1.10% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 50
Median daily rate £450 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £579 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.13 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%

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
4671 5718 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 11.24% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3311 3515
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 500 583
Median hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 29 £450 - 34
London -13 21 £500 +8.10% 16
City of London -8 8 £475 +50.79% 1
North West +20 4 £413 - 4
South East +18 2 £283 -22.06% 4
Berkshire +8 2 £283 -48.63%
Manchester +14 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +10 1 £325 -43.96% 3
East Midlands -1 1 £350 +51.35% 2
Leicestershire - 1 £350 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 £290 -
Maidenhead - 1 £275 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SPSS.

1 70 (74.47%) SAS
2 54 (57.45%) Analytics
3 49 (52.13%) SQL
3 49 (52.13%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (40.43%) R
5 37 (39.36%) Tableau
6 33 (35.11%) Statistics
7 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (28.72%) Python
9 26 (27.66%) Data Mining
10 24 (25.53%) Visualisation
11 23 (24.47%) Degree
12 22 (23.40%) Mathematics
12 22 (23.40%) Big Data
13 19 (20.21%) Hadoop
13 19 (20.21%) ETL
14 18 (19.15%) Apache Hive
15 17 (18.09%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
16 16 (17.02%) Data Management
17 15 (15.96%) Data Analysis
17 15 (15.96%) QlikView
17 15 (15.96%) Marketing
18 14 (14.89%) Machine Learning
18 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
19 13 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (13.83%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (13.83%) Finance
19 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
20 12 (12.77%) Apache Spark

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (74.47%) SAS
2 12 (12.77%) Apache Spark
3 8 (8.51%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) EViews
4 2 (2.13%) Stata
5 1 (1.06%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) FastStats
2 2 (2.13%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (5.32%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.06%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) Data Mining
2 22 (23.40%) Big Data
3 19 (20.21%) Hadoop
4 18 (19.15%) Apache Hive
5 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
6 15 (15.96%) QlikView
7 13 (13.83%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
8 11 (11.70%) Power BI
9 8 (8.51%) Spotfire
10 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
11 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
11 6 (6.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (4.26%) HBase
13 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
13 4 (4.26%) Pentaho
13 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (15.96%) Marketing
2 13 (13.83%) Finance
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.32%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Data Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Data Scientist
4 12 (12.77%) Insight Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) CRM Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Customer Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Analytics Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Research Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Credit Risk Modeller
9 3 (3.19%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 3 (3.19%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) XML
2 4 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (4.26%) NumPy
3 3 (3.19%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.13%) D3.js
4 2 (2.13%) Kafka
4 2 (2.13%) Pandas
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) MLlib
5 1 (1.06%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) SciPy
5 1 (1.06%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (52.13%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (35.11%) Statistics
3 24 (25.53%) Visualisation
4 22 (23.40%) Mathematics
5 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
6 10 (10.64%) Data Integration
7 9 (9.57%) Algorithms
7 9 (9.57%) Credit Risk
7 9 (9.57%) Economics
8 5 (5.32%) Neural Network
9 4 (4.26%) Data Extraction
9 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (4.26%) User Experience
10 3 (3.19%) Data Conversion
10 3 (3.19%) Physics
11 2 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.13%) Social Network
11 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) Unix
3 2 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Analytics
2 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.21%) ETL
4 17 (18.09%) Data Visualisation
5 16 (17.02%) Data Management
6 15 (15.96%) Data Analysis
7 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 14 (14.89%) Machine Learning
8 12 (12.77%) Predictive Modelling
9 11 (11.70%) Data Analytics
9 11 (11.70%) Operations Research
9 11 (11.70%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (10.64%) CRM
10 10 (10.64%) Customer Insight
10 10 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (9.57%) Actionable Insight
11 9 (9.57%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (9.57%) Web Analytics
12 8 (8.51%) Project Management
12 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.13%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) R
3 27 (28.72%) Python
4 11 (11.70%) MATLAB
5 8 (8.51%) Java
6 5 (5.32%) C++
6 5 (5.32%) VBA
7 4 (4.26%) C
7 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.26%) Perl
7 4 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
8 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) PhD
4 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Tableau
2 12 (12.77%) SAP
3 9 (9.57%) Cognos
4 8 (8.51%) Adobe
4 8 (8.51%) IBM
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle
5 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.45%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (6.38%) Google
6 6 (6.38%) Teradata
7 5 (5.32%) Alteryx
8 4 (4.26%) Informatica
8 4 (4.26%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.19%) Omniture
9 3 (3.19%) RapidMiner
10 2 (2.13%) Coremetrics
10 2 (2.13%) DataFlux
10 2 (2.13%) DoubleClick
10 2 (2.13%) Minitab
10 2 (2.13%) Netezza
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