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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 513 516 476
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -40
Contract jobs citing SPSS 88 54 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 1.17% 0.82% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 65
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.67 £18.80 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.28% +13.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 - £16.50

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
7542 6596 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.97% 12.76% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4230 3596 3436
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £145 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 647 730
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £10.32 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 October 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 October 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 0 85 £388 -3.12% 36
London +21 52 £375 -6.25% 20
South East -5 19 £250 - 5
Hampshire - 16 £363 -
City of London +21 8 £300 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -12 6 £388 -13.88%
East of England - 4 £398 - 3
Scotland +3 3 - - 3
Edinburgh -3 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 3 £398 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Warwickshire -13 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 2
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1
Warwick -2 1 - -
South West -46 1 £500 +53.84%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Bournemouth - 1 £500 -
Brentford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Bolton - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 113 (62.43%) SAS
2 73 (40.33%) SQL
3 72 (39.78%) Analytics
4 65 (35.91%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (27.07%) Marketing
6 45 (24.86%) Data Analysis
7 44 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (22.10%) Data Mining
9 36 (19.89%) MS Excel
10 32 (17.68%) Tableau
11 30 (16.57%) Statistics
12 27 (14.92%) Microsoft
13 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
14 25 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (13.81%) Degree
15 20 (11.05%) Visualisation
16 19 (10.50%) Hadoop
16 19 (10.50%) Cognos
16 19 (10.50%) Finance
16 19 (10.50%) Big Data
17 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
17 18 (9.94%) QlikView
18 17 (9.39%) Oracle
19 15 (8.29%) Customer Insight
19 15 (8.29%) R
20 14 (7.73%) Teradata
20 14 (7.73%) CRM
20 14 (7.73%) Adobe
20 14 (7.73%) Mathematics
21 13 (7.18%) Agile Software Development

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 113 (62.43%) SAS
2 3 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.10%) FileNet
4 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (19.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.87%) FastStats
4 6 (3.31%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (3.31%) Stata
5 3 (1.66%) MS Office
6 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.55%) MS Project
7 1 (0.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.10%) FTP
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.10%) Data Mining
2 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (10.50%) Hadoop
4 19 (10.50%) Big Data
5 18 (9.94%) QlikView
6 9 (4.97%) DB2
6 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.31%) Spotfire
10 5 (2.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.21%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.21%) OLAP
12 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.66%) MS Access
12 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) ERwin
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 49 (27.07%) Marketing
2 19 (10.50%) Finance
3 9 (4.97%) Retail
4 6 (3.31%) Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Games
5 5 (2.76%) Advertising
6 3 (1.66%) Publishing
6 3 (1.66%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (61.88%) Analyst
2 55 (30.39%) Data Analyst
3 24 (13.26%) Insight Analyst
4 18 (9.94%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (9.39%) Architect
6 12 (6.63%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Consultant
7 10 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.97%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Senior Data Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Data Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Information Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) Statistician
12 5 (2.76%) Cognos Developer
12 5 (2.76%) SPSS Analyst
13 4 (2.21%) Project Manager
14 3 (1.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.52%) .NET
2 9 (4.97%) HTML
3 8 (4.42%) HTML5
3 8 (4.42%) Middleware
4 2 (1.10%) REST
4 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.10%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.91%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (16.57%) Statistics
3 20 (11.05%) Visualisation
4 14 (7.73%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.97%) User Experience
6 8 (4.42%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.31%) Clustering
8 5 (2.76%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.21%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.21%) Online Games
9 4 (2.21%) Social Media
9 4 (2.21%) Economics
9 4 (2.21%) NHS
9 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.66%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.66%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.10%) Open Source
11 2 (1.10%) Informatics
11 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.78%) Analytics
2 45 (24.86%) Data Analysis
3 44 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
5 15 (8.29%) Customer Insight
6 14 (7.73%) CRM
7 13 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.18%) Predictive Modelling
8 12 (6.63%) Direct Marketing
8 12 (6.63%) Statistical Analysis
9 11 (6.08%) CHAID
9 11 (6.08%) Cluster Analysis
9 11 (6.08%) Statistical Modelling
9 11 (6.08%) Data Analytics
10 10 (5.52%) Propensity Modelling
10 10 (5.52%) Database Marketing
10 10 (5.52%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.52%) Web Analytics
10 10 (5.52%) Project Management
10 10 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.33%) SQL
2 15 (8.29%) R
3 9 (4.97%) VBA
4 6 (3.31%) Java
4 6 (3.31%) MATLAB
5 5 (2.76%) Python
6 3 (1.66%) C
7 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.10%) Ruby
7 2 (1.10%) C#
7 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) Jython
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.81%) Degree
2 11 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.55%) PhD
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 32 (17.68%) Tableau
2 27 (14.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.50%) Cognos
4 17 (9.39%) Oracle
5 14 (7.73%) Teradata
5 14 (7.73%) Adobe
6 9 (4.97%) ILOG
6 9 (4.97%) Google
7 8 (4.42%) IBM
8 7 (3.87%) Informatica
9 6 (3.31%) Omniture
10 5 (2.76%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.76%) Apple
11 4 (2.21%) DoubleClick
11 4 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.66%) Sybase
12 3 (1.66%) Coremetrics
12 3 (1.66%) Alterian
13 2 (1.10%) Neolane
13 2 (1.10%) Talend
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