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 22 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 167 202
Rank change year-on-year +9 +35  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 2.69% 0.65% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £350 £200 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -36.50%  
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 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 260 306 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.89% 8.99% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 231 478
Median daily rate £375 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £187 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 36
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +20.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.20 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +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

SPSS
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 22 June 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 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 10 (90.91%) SAS
2 7 (63.64%) R
3 6 (54.55%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Tableau
4 5 (45.45%) Power BI
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Stata
5 4 (36.36%) Marketing
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) QlikView
6 3 (27.27%) Spotfire
6 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
6 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) People Management
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
7 2 (18.18%) Qualitative Research
7 2 (18.18%) Qualitative Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
7 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
7 2 (18.18%) Qlik Sense

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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 10 (90.91%) SAS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) IPython
3 1 (9.09%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Stata
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView
2 3 (27.27%) Spotfire
3 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 2 (18.18%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Flink
4 1 (9.09%) Mahout
4 1 (9.09%) Presto
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GoCD
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Research Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) User Researcher
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
1 1 (9.09%) MLlib
1 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (9.09%) UIMA
1 1 (9.09%) Velocity
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) People Management
2 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Ethnography
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Qualitative Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (18.18%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Cognitive Computing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Eye Tracking
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) R
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Tableau
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos
2 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Coremetrics
4 1 (9.09%) DoubleClick
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Omniture
4 1 (9.09%) RapidMiner
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO