The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Coventry 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 21 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.21% 1.30% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.98% 8.57% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Average daily rate £450 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
63 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.33% 15.22% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 26
Average daily rate £398 £108 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+269.76% -73.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £100 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.80 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.64% +170.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SAS
West Midlands

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 6 (23.08%) Ab Initio
4 6 (23.08%) Teradata
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 5 (19.23%) AIX
5 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) C
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) JBoss
5 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Base SAS
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (15.38%) OLAP
7 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) NAS
8 2 (7.69%) SAS Macro
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Economics
9 1 (3.85%) Intel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (19.23%) Base SAS
3 4 (15.38%) OLAP
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
1 11 (42.31%) SAS Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) SAS Developer
3 2 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Designer
4 1 (3.85%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Change Control
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
2 5 (19.23%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) SAS Macro
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Ab Initio
1 6 (23.08%) Teradata
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Intel
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle