The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Application Platforms category for the East Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 82 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.62% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.89% 3.86% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
242 233 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.74% 16.07% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 133 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 16
Average hourly rate £13.62 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
England

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
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 31 July 2014. 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
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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 -2 5 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Teradata
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
6 3 (18.75%) CRISC
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) RACF
6 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) CISA
6 3 (18.75%) CISM
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Legal
6 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Information Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Information Risk Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technology Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Statistics
1 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
1 3 (18.75%) CISA
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
1 3 (18.75%) CRISC
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Teradata
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Pega
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) VMware