The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 75 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.00% 2.19% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +35.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £374 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £486 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
SAS
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 137 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.16% 13.39% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 61 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 9
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £16.25 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 6 £425 - 2
Marlow - - - -
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Base SAS
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) SAS Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) OLAP
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) COBOL
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Business Objects

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) Base SAS
3 3 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (18.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Ingres
5 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SAS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) XHTML
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) CHAID
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) COBOL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SAS Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) CRD IV
2 1 (6.25%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 2 (12.50%) Northgate
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase