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We have a range of commonly used software packages that can readily be made available in your Safe Haven workspace for analysing your project data. Please tell us which ones you would like to be made available for you in advance of starting your analysis. If you would like access to software that is not listed here, please let us know so we can source it and upload it to your Safe Haven workspace - we may already have this software available to use. A quote from the websites of the listed software packages is included, to give you an idea of what they are used for, in case there are some listed that you have never come across before.

Standard Desktop Applications

Microsoft Office Visio 2007

'Create professional diagrams to simplify complex information with updated shapes, collaboration tools and data-linked diagrams'

Microsoft Office 2007

Including MS Word, Excel and Access

Common Statistical Software


With over 6 million users, the open source Anaconda is the fastest and easiest way to do Python and R data science and machine learning on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. It's the industry standard for developing, testing, and training on a single machine

IBM SPSS Statistics

An integrated family of products that offers a rich set of capabilities for every stage of the analytical process


Python is powerful... and fast; plays well with others; runs everywhere; is friendly & easy to learn

R For Windows

' environment for statistical computing and graphics'


'RStudio is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R...'

R Packages - Analytical Tools

If you require additional analytical tools to be downloaded with the R package to your Safe Haven workspace, please specify them on your application form. You will find a comprehensive list of tools available by following the above link.

SAS 9.3

' suite developed by SAS Institute for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management and predictive analytics'

Stata 12

'...complete, integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management and graphics'

Tibco Spotfire S+ 8.1

'...flexible and statistical driven analytic platform'

Tibco Spotfire S+ FinMetrics

'...comprehensive, cutting-edge software for modeling, analyzing and visualizing financial market data. The software offers the most modern and flexible analytic envinroment for reliable and robust, predictive econometric modeling'

Specialist Packages

ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop

'...enables you to discover patterns, relationships and trends in your data that are not readily apparent in databases, spreadsheets or statistical packages'