The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 92 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.061% -
As % of the Applications category 1.39% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
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 East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 144 159 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.61% 9.74% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 103
Median daily rate £323 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +32.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £111 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 39
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £19.75
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the East Midlands

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) R
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (42.86%) Statistics
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Minitab
4 2 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (28.57%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (28.57%) Tableau
4 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) ANOVA
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) C++

SPSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematical Modeller
1 2 (28.57%) Statistician
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) ANOVA
3 2 (28.57%) Cluster Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) R
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Minitab
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau