The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 49 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 24 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.53% 3.04% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.57% 18.02% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 14
Average daily rate £400 £364 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
191 111 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.13% 16.89% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 72 99
Average daily rate £350 £309 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% -11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £9.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £9.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SAS
South West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) Business Objects
4 10 (24.39%) VBA
5 9 (21.95%) Banking
6 8 (19.51%) Analytics
7 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
7 7 (17.07%) UNIX
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (14.63%) SPSS
8 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Marketing
9 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (12.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (12.20%) Customer Insight
10 4 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (7.32%) Degree
11 3 (7.32%) Automotive
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.32%) MS Project
11 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
11 3 (7.32%) Customer Analytics
11 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) SPSS
2 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.32%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
2 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
3 5 (12.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) SAS Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) SAS Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SAS Programmer
4 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Programmer
5 4 (9.76%) MI Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Data Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.88%) SAS Data Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Business Objects Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Programme Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Economics
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
2 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) Analytics
3 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.20%) Customer Insight
5 4 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Customer Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) Customer Segmentation
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Marketing Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.44%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (2.44%) Cluster Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) SAS Macro
3 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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