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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 51 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 1.30% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
98 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.42% 13.51% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 32
Average daily rate £356 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 10 (62.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (56.25%) Base SAS
3 8 (50.00%) Marketing
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Database Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) QlikView
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
7 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) SPSS
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Data Integration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (56.25%) Base SAS
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) MI Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Campaign Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Database Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Business Objects