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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 114 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.39% 0.73% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -17.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +4.76%
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
377 413 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.58% 16.19% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 213 199
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 21
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.45 £8.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Slough - 4 £400 -
Bracknell -1 2 - -
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) SPSS
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Teradata
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Omniture
6 3 (20.00%) Google
6 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (13.33%) R
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
7 2 (13.33%) Tableau

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SPSS
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) HBase
2 2 (13.33%) Mahout
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
2 2 (13.33%) Triplestore
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Insight Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Insight Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Insight Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) MLlib
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) R
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe
3 3 (20.00%) Teradata
3 3 (20.00%) Omniture
3 3 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Netezza
4 2 (13.33%) Greenplum
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) Vertica
4 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) Trillium
5 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
5 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (6.67%) DataFlux