The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 156 191
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.21% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 1.73% 1.99% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £418 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +67.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +16.24% -7.64%  
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%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 289 352 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.32% 10.34% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 266 429
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £26.00 £47.13
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPSS in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 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 City of London region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 9 (69.23%) SAS
1 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) R
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Tableau
4 6 (46.15%) QlikView
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos
5 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Statistics
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Teradata
5 5 (38.46%) Data Management
6 4 (30.77%) Spotfire
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
6 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
7 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (23.08%) Hadoop

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (69.23%) SAS
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Pig
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) IPython
3 1 (7.69%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) QlikView
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
3 4 (30.77%) Spotfire
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (23.08%) Impala
4 3 (23.08%) OLAP
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (23.08%) Power BI
5 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (15.38%) DataStage
5 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
5 2 (15.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) GoCD
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Data Scientist
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) D3.js
1 1 (7.69%) Kafka
1 1 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (7.69%) NumPy
1 1 (7.69%) scikit-learn
1 1 (7.69%) TensorFlow
1 1 (7.69%) Velocity
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Social Network
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
4 3 (23.08%) Business Development
4 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
4 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Economics
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) R
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Tableau
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Teradata
3 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Informatica
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
5 2 (15.38%) DataFlux
5 2 (15.38%) Netezza
6 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
6 1 (7.69%) RapidMiner
6 1 (7.69%) TIBCO