The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 53 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 0.15% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 0.79% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£395 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
SAS
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.18% 19.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 57
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (41.67%) Base SAS
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) AS400
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Base SAS
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Campaign Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago