The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 131 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 1.57% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.02% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £348 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £695 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +71.42%
SAS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
458 447 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.59% 15.92% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 224 147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Berkshire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Berkshire region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +9 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £750 -
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) ETL
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 14 (46.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (43.33%) Base SAS
5 13 (43.33%) DB2
6 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (36.67%) SAS Macro
6 11 (36.67%) Release Management
7 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) SPSS
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Unica
8 4 (13.33%) Campaign Management
9 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Marketing
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) Epiphany
9 3 (10.00%) Chordiant
9 3 (10.00%) SMS
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (6.67%) Siebel
10 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
10 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.67%) Finance

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SPSS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 13 (43.33%) DB2
2 13 (43.33%) Base SAS
3 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.33%) Essbase
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) SAS Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Programmer
4 3 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior SAS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Billing Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ETL
2 11 (36.67%) Release Management
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Campaign Management
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (6.67%) Database Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.33%) R
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Unica
3 3 (10.00%) Epiphany
3 3 (10.00%) Chordiant
4 2 (6.67%) Siebel
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) Netezza
5 1 (3.33%) Greenplum
5 1 (3.33%) Vertica