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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPSS
Rank 517 506 494
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing SPSS 59 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Applications category 0.94% 0.89% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 24
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£425 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £235 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £21.50
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
6267 6709 5856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.94% 13.35% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3525 3487 3020
Average daily rate £338 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 620 681
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -22 55 £425 +21.42% 45
London -35 28 £425 +21.42% 28
South East -18 11 £425 +30.76% 6
South West -17 8 £470 +16.77% 1
City of London +11 4 £250 -44.44% 8
Hampshire -10 4 £433 +33.07% 1
North West -11 4 £350 -36.36% 4
Manchester -6 3 £350 -36.36% 3
Leeds - 3 £313 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £405 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £313 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £650 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £313 - 4
Middlesex - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £425 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £423 -
East of England - 1 £225 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
South Wales - 1 £423 -
Wales - 1 £423 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (57.78%) SAS
2 60 (44.44%) SQL
3 48 (35.56%) Analytics
4 46 (34.07%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (27.41%) Marketing
6 34 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (20.00%) Cognos
8 26 (19.26%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (17.04%) CRM
9 23 (17.04%) Finance
9 23 (17.04%) Data Analysis
10 22 (16.30%) Degree
10 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
11 21 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 20 (14.81%) IBM
12 20 (14.81%) Data Mining
12 20 (14.81%) Tableau
13 19 (14.07%) Business Objects
13 19 (14.07%) Retail
14 18 (13.33%) Big Data
15 16 (11.85%) Customer Insight
15 16 (11.85%) QlikView
15 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
15 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
15 16 (11.85%) ETL
15 16 (11.85%) Data Modelling
16 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 14 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (10.37%) Propensity Modelling
18 13 (9.63%) Campaign Management

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (57.78%) SAS
2 4 (2.96%) FileNet
2 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Stata
4 1 (0.74%) FastStats
4 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.96%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.74%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) SMS
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 18 (13.33%) Big Data
4 16 (11.85%) QlikView
4 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
5 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.93%) DB2
7 8 (5.93%) OLAP
8 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 7 (5.19%) Base SAS
9 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.44%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.96%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) ERwin
General
1 37 (27.41%) Marketing
2 23 (17.04%) Finance
3 19 (14.07%) Retail
4 13 (9.63%) Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Games
6 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (48.89%) Analyst
2 40 (29.63%) Data Analyst
3 14 (10.37%) Insight Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Architect
5 11 (8.15%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Senior Insight Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Campaign Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Designer
10 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Data Consultant
10 4 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.96%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior Data Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) HTML
2 4 (2.96%) Middleware
3 3 (2.22%) HTML5
3 3 (2.22%) .NET
4 2 (1.48%) SOAP
4 2 (1.48%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) XSD
4 2 (1.48%) REST
4 2 (1.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (34.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.63%) Visualisation
3 10 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.93%) GIS
4 8 (5.93%) Statistics
4 8 (5.93%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.44%) Clustering
6 5 (3.70%) Economics
6 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.70%) Data Extraction
6 5 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.96%) User Experience
8 3 (2.22%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.22%) Social Media
8 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.48%) Replication
9 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Linux
2 3 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (1.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.56%) Analytics
2 34 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.04%) CRM
3 23 (17.04%) Data Analysis
4 16 (11.85%) Customer Insight
4 16 (11.85%) Data Modelling
4 16 (11.85%) ETL
5 14 (10.37%) Propensity Modelling
6 13 (9.63%) Campaign Management
7 12 (8.89%) Statistical Analysis
8 11 (8.15%) Web Analytics
8 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.41%) Migration
9 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
10 9 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 9 (6.67%) CHAID
11 8 (5.93%) Project Management
11 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) VBA
3 6 (4.44%) MATLAB
3 6 (4.44%) R
4 5 (3.70%) Python
5 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.22%) Java
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.48%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) PMP
4 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 27 (20.00%) Cognos
2 21 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.81%) IBM
3 20 (14.81%) Tableau
4 19 (14.07%) Business Objects
5 12 (8.89%) Google
6 11 (8.15%) Adobe
7 10 (7.41%) ILOG
8 9 (6.67%) Informatica
8 9 (6.67%) Teradata
8 9 (6.67%) Oracle
8 9 (6.67%) Unica
9 6 (4.44%) SAP
9 6 (4.44%) Siebel
10 5 (3.70%) i2
11 4 (2.96%) Chordiant
11 4 (2.96%) Coremetrics
11 4 (2.96%) Netezza
12 3 (2.22%) DoubleClick
12 3 (2.22%) Sysomos
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