The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 62 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 4.39% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £418 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £520 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £38.75 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-72.43% +74.15%
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
178 114 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.09% 15.26% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 54 63
Median daily rate £413 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £6.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.25 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (35.29%) Credit Risk
1 6 (35.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Macro
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Basel III
4 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) SPSS
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) ETL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SPSS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
2 1 (5.88%) FabricPath
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Credit Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Analytics
1 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
1 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SAS Macro
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Basel III
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) DataFlux
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Trillium