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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 50 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.88% 0.46% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.38% 2.40% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
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
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
167 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.39% 19.17% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 59
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £221 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 October 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 10 (55.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (50.00%) Base SAS
3 6 (33.33%) Marketing
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) AS400
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Database Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) QlikView
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.56%) Use Case
7 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (50.00%) Base SAS
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) QlikView
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) MI Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Database Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects