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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 1.96% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £394 £338 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
91 102 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.89% 16.45% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 54
Median daily rate £419 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

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 17 January 2017, 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 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Teradata
3 4 (50.00%) QlikView
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Informatica
6 1 (12.50%) SPSS
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) BGP

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 (12.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) FabricPath
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Informix
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata Architect
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Basel II
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP