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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 541 519 530
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing SPSS 62 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 0.83% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 40
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7459 6342 7469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 13.05% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 3231 3785
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 735 801
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 62 £338 +3.84% 58
London -16 47 £338 +22.72% 38
City of London -12 6 £413 -17.50% 7
South West -11 5 £475 +40.74% 5
South East -10 3 £181 -54.68% 4
Bristol -11 3 £475 +72.72% 4
Yorkshire -16 2 £245 - 5
West Midlands - 2 £288 -
Bath - 2 £475 -
Coventry - 2 £288 -
Somerset - 2 £475 -
East of England -33 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £260 - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £260 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Reading - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Telford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Derby - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 78 (75.00%) SAS
2 50 (48.08%) SQL
3 47 (45.19%) Analytics
4 39 (37.50%) Marketing
5 30 (28.85%) Data Mining
6 29 (27.88%) R
7 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (24.04%) Visualisation
9 24 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
10 22 (21.15%) Degree
11 21 (20.19%) Data Analysis
12 18 (17.31%) Statistics
13 15 (14.42%) Statistical Analysis
13 15 (14.42%) CRM
14 14 (13.46%) ETL
14 14 (13.46%) Finance
15 13 (12.50%) Oracle
15 13 (12.50%) Tableau
15 13 (12.50%) Hadoop
16 12 (11.54%) Predictive Modelling
16 12 (11.54%) Mathematics
16 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
17 11 (10.58%) QlikView
17 11 (10.58%) Direct Marketing
17 11 (10.58%) Predictive Analytics
17 11 (10.58%) Big Data
18 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
19 9 (8.65%) SQL Server

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 78 (75.00%) SAS
2 6 (5.77%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) Stata
3 6 (5.77%) FastStats
4 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.92%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SAN
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) MPLS
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) SMTP
2 1 (0.96%) SNMP
2 1 (0.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.96%) SSL
2 1 (0.96%) NAS
2 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.85%) Data Mining
2 13 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 11 (10.58%) QlikView
3 11 (10.58%) Big Data
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.65%) Spotfire
5 8 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 8 (7.69%) Base SAS
6 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.85%) DB2
7 4 (3.85%) Sqoop
7 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.88%) Clementine
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.92%) Toad
2 2 (1.92%) ProC
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) ERwin
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) PVCS
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 39 (37.50%) Marketing
2 14 (13.46%) Finance
3 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.69%) Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Retail
5 4 (3.85%) Games
5 4 (3.85%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (69.23%) Analyst
2 34 (32.69%) Data Analyst
3 9 (8.65%) Consultant
3 9 (8.65%) Campaign Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) SAS BI Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Data Consultant
6 6 (5.77%) Insight Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Designer
7 5 (4.81%) Marketing Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) Spotfire Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Data Architect
9 3 (2.88%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) MapReduce
2 2 (1.92%) Lucene
2 2 (1.92%) Ajax
2 2 (1.92%) JSON
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.96%) WSDL
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) XSLT
3 1 (0.96%) CSS
3 1 (0.96%) JSP
3 1 (0.96%) HTML5
3 1 (0.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Visualisation
2 18 (17.31%) Statistics
3 12 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.73%) Economics
4 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.77%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.77%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.92%) Neural Network
8 2 (1.92%) Machine Learning
9 1 (0.96%) NHS
9 1 (0.96%) Open Source
9 1 (0.96%) FMCG
9 1 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) UNIX
3 4 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.19%) Analytics
2 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
4 21 (20.19%) Data Analysis
5 15 (14.42%) Statistical Analysis
5 15 (14.42%) CRM
6 14 (13.46%) ETL
7 12 (11.54%) Predictive Modelling
8 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.58%) Direct Marketing
8 11 (10.58%) Predictive Analytics
9 8 (7.69%) Campaign Management
10 7 (6.73%) Marketing Analytics
10 7 (6.73%) Data Analytics
11 6 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.77%) Propensity Modelling
12 5 (4.81%) Data Architecture
13 4 (3.85%) Matrix Management
13 4 (3.85%) Customer Insight
13 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) SQL
2 29 (27.88%) R
3 5 (4.81%) Python
4 4 (3.85%) Ruby
4 4 (3.85%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) C
4 4 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.88%) VBA
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) VB
7 1 (0.96%) C#
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.96%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.92%) CFA
3 2 (1.92%) PhD
3 2 (1.92%) PMP
3 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MBA
4 1 (0.96%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.92%) QA
1 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle
1 13 (12.50%) Tableau
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Minitab
4 7 (6.73%) Teradata
4 7 (6.73%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.77%) Talend
5 6 (5.77%) Cognos
5 6 (5.77%) IBM
6 4 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.88%) Informatica
7 3 (2.88%) SAP
8 2 (1.92%) Alterian
8 2 (1.92%) Netezza
8 2 (1.92%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.92%) Unica
8 2 (1.92%) Splunk
8 2 (1.92%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.92%) Citrix
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