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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.41% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£569 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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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
117 100 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.81% 20.33% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 26
Average daily rate £396 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £20.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Swing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Swing Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Swing
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP