The first table below looks at the demand for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 30 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 Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 181 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 18 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.085% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 0.37% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
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£425 £494 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +14.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £449 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £539 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1310 1610 1603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.57% 22.72% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1179 1190
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £52.50 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Base SAS
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Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 29 (100.00%) SAS
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (24.14%) ETL
4 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) SAS Macro
5 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.24%) EMV
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) BASE24
6 5 (17.24%) APACS
6 5 (17.24%) System Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) Tandem
7 4 (13.79%) Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) Java
8 3 (10.34%) CHAID
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (10.34%) Banking
9 2 (6.90%) Customer Insight

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView
5 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) SAS Developer
3 5 (17.24%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAS Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) EMV
1 5 (17.24%) APACS
1 5 (17.24%) Tandem
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Analytics
2 7 (24.14%) ETL
2 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) System Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) CHAID
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Insight
6 2 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) SAS Macro
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Netezza
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau