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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 63 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.14% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 0.75% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
Median daily rate £425 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +24.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
153 134 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.92% 18.82% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 83
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £11.80 £16.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £17.50 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 26 September 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) SAS Macro
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Basel III
5 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SPSS
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper

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 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (8.33%) FabricPath
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Credit Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk Management
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Basel III
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) DataFlux
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Trillium