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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 57 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 5.56% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
108 126 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.04% 15.25% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 55
Median daily rate £350 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £9.00 £11.93 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -27.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 7 (58.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Database Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) SLA

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 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Database Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Database Marketing Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Database Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle