The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 119 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.55% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 3.01% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
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£300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
453 465 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.94% 18.12% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 244 198
Average daily rate £400 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 40
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £319 -8.92% 2
Hertfordshire +4 2 £263 -30.00% 6
Bedfordshire -6 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £425 - 3
Essex - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (50.00%) ETL
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 11 (30.56%) Informatica
4 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.78%) Teradata
4 10 (27.78%) Hadoop
5 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 9 (25.00%) Statistics
5 9 (25.00%) Migration
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) MS Office
6 8 (22.22%) Python
6 8 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
6 8 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
7 7 (19.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
7 7 (19.44%) Applied Mathematics
7 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (19.44%) Operations Research
7 7 (19.44%) Economics
7 7 (19.44%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (16.67%) Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
1 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 7 (19.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 6 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.89%) Base SAS
6 4 (11.11%) OLAP
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data
7 2 (5.56%) Sqoop
7 2 (5.56%) Impala
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Publishing
4 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
1 10 (27.78%) SAS Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) SAS Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Data Scientist
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Modeller
7 2 (5.56%) Product Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software Asset Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Statistical Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Statistician
8 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Statistics
1 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 7 (19.44%) Economics
3 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
3 7 (19.44%) Applied Mathematics
3 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 8 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
5 7 (19.44%) Operations Research
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
11 1 (2.78%) Campaign Management
11 1 (2.78%) Data Reconciliation
11 1 (2.78%) Software Asset Management
11 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
11 1 (2.78%) Linear Regression
11 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) SAS Macro
4 4 (11.11%) R
5 2 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) VCP4
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) CDISC
2 1 (2.78%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
1 11 (30.56%) Informatica
2 10 (27.78%) Teradata
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 4 (11.11%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) SAP