The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 30 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.11% -
As % of the Applications category 0.39% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +16.24% -7.64%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 254 286 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.29% 10.33% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 148 155
Median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 67
Median hourly rate £16.75 £12.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -39.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
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 West Midlands

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

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the West Midlands

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) FastStats
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

SPSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
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