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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 76 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.067% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.10% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +7.02%
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
226 218 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.04% 14.64% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 123 92
Average daily rate £350 £175 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £122.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -1 4 £525 - 7
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Marketing
5 6 (21.43%) Retail
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) DB2
6 5 (17.86%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) IT Governance
6 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
7 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 4 (14.29%) Big Data
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Teradata
7 4 (14.29%) Legal
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Cognos
7 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 4 (14.29%) MS Office
7 4 (14.29%) HDFS
8 3 (10.71%) Data Quality

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) DB2
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) SAS Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modeller
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) MI Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Marketing Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (17.86%) ETL
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Validation
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) IT Governance
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Clinical Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Teradata
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Cognos