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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 517 525 512
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing SPSS 96 59 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 1.28% 0.90% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 71
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.80 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £18.80 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £18.80 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 - £16.64

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
7493 6530 7436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.56% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3557 3882
Average daily rate £340 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 639 772
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 +6 94 £388 +19.23% 55
London +13 59 £388 +19.23% 33
East of England -18 12 £475 +8.57% 2
City of London +26 11 £259 -32.79% 8
South East +6 11 £296 - 9
Hertfordshire -16 11 £475 +8.57% 1
West Midlands -10 7 £381 +38.63% 2
Hampshire - 7 £250 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £296 - 2
Oxford - 2 £296 - 2
Leeds - 2 £350 - 1
South West -43 1 £500 +53.84% 2
South Wales - 1 £425 - 3
Wales - 1 £425 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £425 - 3
Surrey - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Preston - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Watford - - - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 103 (63.19%) SAS
2 66 (40.49%) Analytics
3 65 (39.88%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (36.20%) SQL
5 51 (31.29%) Data Analysis
6 45 (27.61%) Marketing
7 38 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (20.86%) Data Mining
9 31 (19.02%) Statistics
10 28 (17.18%) Degree
10 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
11 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
11 26 (15.95%) Tableau
12 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
13 20 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (11.66%) Hadoop
15 17 (10.43%) Visualisation
16 16 (9.82%) Statistical Analysis
16 16 (9.82%) Oracle
16 16 (9.82%) Finance
16 16 (9.82%) R
17 15 (9.20%) Statistical Modelling
17 15 (9.20%) QlikView
18 14 (8.59%) Predictive Modelling
18 14 (8.59%) Data Modelling
19 13 (7.98%) Direct Marketing
19 13 (7.98%) Data Analytics
19 13 (7.98%) Big Data
20 12 (7.36%) Cluster Analysis
20 12 (7.36%) Mathematics

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 103 (63.19%) SAS
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) FileNet
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.91%) Stata
3 7 (4.29%) FastStats
4 6 (3.68%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) MS Office
5 2 (1.23%) Gephi
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.61%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) FTP
2 2 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.86%) Data Mining
2 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (11.66%) Hadoop
5 15 (9.20%) QlikView
6 13 (7.98%) Big Data
7 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.68%) Clementine
9 6 (3.68%) Spotfire
9 6 (3.68%) DB2
10 5 (3.07%) Base SAS
10 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.23%) MS Access
13 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) PVCS
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 45 (27.61%) Marketing
2 16 (9.82%) Finance
3 9 (5.52%) Retail
4 5 (3.07%) Advertising
4 5 (3.07%) Games
5 3 (1.84%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
5 3 (1.84%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (63.80%) Analyst
2 48 (29.45%) Data Analyst
3 20 (12.27%) Insight Analyst
4 16 (9.82%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (9.20%) Architect
5 15 (9.20%) Consultant
6 11 (6.75%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.52%) Data Consultant
8 9 (5.52%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 7 (4.29%) Marketing Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.68%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Data Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) SPSS Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) Marketing Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.13%) .NET
2 9 (5.52%) HTML
3 8 (4.91%) HTML5
4 7 (4.29%) Middleware
5 2 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.23%) REST
5 2 (1.23%) XML
5 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (39.88%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (19.02%) Statistics
3 17 (10.43%) Visualisation
4 12 (7.36%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.68%) User Experience
6 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.07%) Data Extraction
7 5 (3.07%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.45%) NHS
8 4 (2.45%) Economics
9 3 (1.84%) Online Games
10 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.23%) Open Source
10 2 (1.23%) Clustering
10 2 (1.23%) Informatics
11 1 (0.61%) DTV
11 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.61%) GIS
11 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Linux
2 2 (1.23%) UNIX
3 1 (0.61%) AIX
3 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.49%) Analytics
2 51 (31.29%) Data Analysis
3 38 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (9.82%) Statistical Analysis
5 15 (9.20%) Statistical Modelling
6 14 (8.59%) Predictive Modelling
6 14 (8.59%) Data Modelling
7 13 (7.98%) Data Analytics
7 13 (7.98%) Direct Marketing
8 12 (7.36%) Cluster Analysis
8 12 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.13%) Customer Insight
9 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.13%) Propensity Modelling
10 9 (5.52%) Customer Segmentation
10 9 (5.52%) Database Marketing
10 9 (5.52%) CHAID
10 9 (5.52%) Project Management
10 9 (5.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.20%) SQL
2 16 (9.82%) R
3 8 (4.91%) VBA
4 7 (4.29%) Python
5 6 (3.68%) Java
5 6 (3.68%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.45%) Ruby
7 3 (1.84%) VB
7 3 (1.84%) C
7 3 (1.84%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) Degree
2 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
1 26 (15.95%) Tableau
2 16 (9.82%) Oracle
3 11 (6.75%) Teradata
4 9 (5.52%) Adobe
5 7 (4.29%) Cognos
6 6 (3.68%) Omniture
7 5 (3.07%) Google
7 5 (3.07%) Alterian
7 5 (3.07%) Apple
8 4 (2.45%) Informatica
8 4 (2.45%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.45%) IBM
9 3 (1.84%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.84%) ILOG
10 2 (1.23%) Neolane
10 2 (1.23%) Talend
11 1 (0.61%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.61%) Datameer
11 1 (0.61%) DoubleClick
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