The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
England / South West
Rank - 135 140
Contract jobs citing SPSS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category - 1.17% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £330 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
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 South West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 304 341 333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.71% 11.75% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 189
Median daily rate £313 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -3.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% +80.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.72 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.52 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the South West

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the South West

SPSS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau