The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 23 33 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.89% 0.52% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 2.78% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
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%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 31.25% 18.85% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 39
Average daily rate £450 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) VBA
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) TSYS
5 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (20.00%) Mainframe

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Fraud Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) TSYS