The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 176 185 177
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 10 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.10% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1149 1450 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 24.25% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1077 1085
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) SAS
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (41.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) SAS Macro
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) VBA
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) PDM
8 2 (11.76%) Teradata
8 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
8 2 (11.76%) OLAP
8 2 (11.76%) Propensity Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Predictive Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Social Network
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (41.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) SAS Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Network
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) PDM
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Macro
3 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Omniture
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Unica
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects