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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 109 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 4.14% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
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£275 £563 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £378 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £650 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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
430 531 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.42% 20.29% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 300 171
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +6 9 £250 -37.50%
Reading +13 3 £600 +4.34% 1
Slough -3 1 - -
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (50.00%) ETL
2 9 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (38.89%) Base SAS
3 7 (38.89%) SAS Macro
3 7 (38.89%) Release Management
4 5 (27.78%) DB2
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) QlikView
6 2 (11.11%) CDISC
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cognos
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Marketing Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) Essbase
7 1 (5.56%) Teradata

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (38.89%) Base SAS
3 5 (27.78%) DB2
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.56%) Essbase
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) SAS Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Statistician
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
3 1 (5.56%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior SAS Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
1 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) WFM
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) SAS Macro
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) CDISC
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
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