The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Cambridge 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
87 73 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.20% 19.84% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 43
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +32.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £23.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £50.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
Cambridgeshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) CDISC
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) Clinical Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (8.33%) Samba
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) MPEG
5 1 (8.33%) PBX
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) SAS Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior SAS Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior SAS Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Data Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (8.33%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) MPEG
1 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Clinical Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) AWK
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Samba
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (8.33%) qmail
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
1 1 (8.33%) Veeam