The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SPSS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.076% -
As % of the Applications category 0.37% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -33.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
271 308 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.31% 11.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 178 133
Median daily rate £325 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £10.77 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.23 £20.00 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPSS across the West Midlands region.

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SPSS across the West Midlands region.

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) SAS
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) FastStats
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
6 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Statistics
7 1 (11.11%) QlikView
7 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
7 1 (11.11%) GIS
7 1 (11.11%) Minitab

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SPSS Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QlikView Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) R
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
2 1 (11.11%) Minitab
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau