The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 57 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.33% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Base SAS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
156 104 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.28% 16.99% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 63 78
Average daily rate £388 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £281 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Base SAS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Macro

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Database Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality