The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 51 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing SAS 24 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.70% 1.98% 4.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.56% 9.29% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 20
Average daily rate
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£433 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +71.42%
SAS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
177 183 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.89% 21.28% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 137 73
Average daily rate £375 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.84% -24.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Bristol region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Bristol region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) Marketing
4 11 (29.73%) VBA
4 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (27.03%) Banking
5 10 (27.03%) Base SAS
5 10 (27.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (18.92%) Direct Marketing
6 7 (18.92%) Business Objects
7 6 (16.22%) ETL
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.51%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (13.51%) Campaign Management
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) MS Project
9 4 (10.81%) VB
9 4 (10.81%) XML
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (10.81%) Propensity Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.11%) Windows
10 3 (8.11%) Change Management
10 3 (8.11%) Management Information System

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (10.81%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) SPSS
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Unica Affinium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (27.03%) Base SAS
2 10 (27.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) OLAP
4 2 (5.41%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Marketing
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Data Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) SAS Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Campaign Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SAS BI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SAS Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) SAS Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Marketing Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Direct Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) ETL
2 6 (16.22%) Analytics
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (13.51%) Campaign Management
3 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (10.81%) Propensity Modelling
5 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.70%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) VBA
3 4 (10.81%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Business Objects
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Teradata
3 2 (5.41%) Alterian
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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