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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 117 136
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 0.39% 1.32% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £313 £273 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -34.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -33.84%  

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 259 304 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.25% 12.35% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 129 192
Median daily rate £300 £320 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £127 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 27
Median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £21.06 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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

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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 28 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) NumPy
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) 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
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) NumPy
1 1 (33.33%) Pandas
1 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau