The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
England / North West
Rank 129 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% - 0.055%
As % of the Applications category 1.05% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
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 North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 285 369 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.04% 9.61% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 180 199
Median daily rate £336 £350 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.92% +15.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £175 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 62
Median hourly rate £37.48 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £47.33 £49.50
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 North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the North West

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the North West

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £450 - 1
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (80.00%) Tableau
3 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (60.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Market Research
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) KNIME
4 2 (40.00%) Power BI

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) KNIME
3 2 (40.00%) Power BI
3 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Insight Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Research Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Market Research
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Tableau
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle