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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 56 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 1.32% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 6.06% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £395 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £440 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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
126 165 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.45% 21.83% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.15% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £6.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £25.10 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 27 August 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Netezza
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Informatics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) R
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 3 (33.33%) Netezza
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cerner
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