The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 37 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 1.74% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.33% 6.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
SAS
Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 76 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.69% 26.39% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 34
Average daily rate £359 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +7.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) CDISC
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) GCP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VCP4
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Statistician
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) CDISC
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft