The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank - 29 33
Contract jobs citing SAS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.42% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 11.76% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
SAS
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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 Coventry region.

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
66 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.46% 12.10% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 36
Average daily rate £400 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £216 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £348 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -49.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (41.67%) Change Control
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) AIX
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) OLAP
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Publishing
5 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (8.33%) Teradata
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata