The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SPSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SPSS
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 121 109
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 0.83% 1.18% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £460 £350 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SPSS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 242 254 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.20% 10.75% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 146
Median daily rate £320 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +8.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £125 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £491 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 29
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% -18.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.85 £33.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SPSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in Berkshire

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SPSS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in Berkshire

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) MLlib
2 1 (33.33%) Sentiment Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) UIMA
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Search
2 1 (33.33%) Cognitive Computing
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Mahout
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Insight Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MLlib
1 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (33.33%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Cognitive Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Search
2 1 (33.33%) Sentiment Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM