The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 92 78 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.90% 3.13% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £444 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
241 224 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.38% 15.51% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 113 118
Average daily rate £285 £330 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £175 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 15
Average hourly rate £14.30 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the East Midlands region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +10 4 £450 -14.28% 1
Leicestershire -10 2 £175 -36.36% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £575 +43.75% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Base SAS
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) SPSS
4 4 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (20.00%) R
5 3 (15.00%) SAS Macro
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Teradata
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.00%) Physics
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Statistics
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) C++

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (20.00%) SPSS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 4 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) IBM PureData
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SAS Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Modeller
6 2 (10.00%) SPSS Modeller
6 2 (10.00%) Statistical Modeller
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Insight Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Insight Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAS Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Physics
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) R
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) SAS Macro
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Teradata
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Netezza
3 1 (5.00%) SAP