The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf 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 18 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.31% 2.15% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 10.53% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -42.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.06% 20.43% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 38
Average daily rate £550 £393 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.12% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
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SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Base SAS
3 5 (55.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) Physics
7 1 (11.11%) Life Science
7 1 (11.11%) HL7
7 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 1 (11.11%) Teradata
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Base SAS
1 5 (55.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Fraud Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Economics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) TSYS