The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 252 256
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 4 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.20% 0.075%
As % of the Applications category 0.50% 1.95% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
Median daily rate £460 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +11.76% +21.42%  
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 South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 796 921 1153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.26% 10.24% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 479 544
Median daily rate £350 £330 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 103 133
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.51 £33.50 £22.50
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 South East

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

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the South East

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the South East

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire +23 2 £460 +31.42%
Hampshire +6 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
SPSS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
2 5 (62.50%) Neural Network
3 4 (50.00%) Economics
3 4 (50.00%) Logistic Regression
3 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) Operations Research
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) CHAID
3 4 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Linear Regression
3 4 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 4 (50.00%) Tableau
3 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) ANOVA
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) R
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SAS
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VBA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) SPSS Modeler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Mahout
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SPSS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SPSS Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MLlib
1 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (12.50%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Neural Network
3 4 (50.00%) ANOVA
3 4 (50.00%) CHAID
3 4 (50.00%) Economics
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Linear Regression
3 4 (50.00%) Logistic Regression
3 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 4 (50.00%) Operations Research
3 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Multivariate Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) R
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IBM