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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 102 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 49 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.59% 0.13% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.34% 0.81% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £375 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £405 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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
668 369 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.62% 15.47% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 183 230
Average daily rate £393 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 40
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.80 £33.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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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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
Hertfordshire +10 32 £318 -15.33% 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £375 - 2
Essex -16 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 26 (42.62%) ETL
1 26 (42.62%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (32.79%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (32.79%) Teradata
3 19 (31.15%) Oracle
4 18 (29.51%) Analytics
5 17 (27.87%) Informatica
5 17 (27.87%) Migration
6 16 (26.23%) Data Integration
6 16 (26.23%) Finance
7 11 (18.03%) SPSS
7 11 (18.03%) Base SAS
7 11 (18.03%) Statistics
8 10 (16.39%) SQL
8 10 (16.39%) MS Office
8 10 (16.39%) Windows
8 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
8 10 (16.39%) Predictive Modelling
9 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (14.75%) Algorithms
9 9 (14.75%) Cognos
9 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.75%) Python
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
9 9 (14.75%) OLAP
9 9 (14.75%) Ab Initio
9 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
9 9 (14.75%) SAS Macro
9 9 (14.75%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (14.75%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (1.64%) Confluence
1 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) SPSS
2 10 (16.39%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (1.64%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.64%) PBX
1 1 (1.64%) VPN
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (18.03%) Base SAS
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.75%) OLAP
4 8 (13.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (11.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Publishing
4 5 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.56%) Retail
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Consultant
1 17 (27.87%) SAS Consultant
2 16 (26.23%) SAS Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Data Scientist
6 4 (6.56%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Programmer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) FFmpeg
1 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Data Integration
2 11 (18.03%) Statistics
3 9 (14.75%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
4 8 (13.11%) Applied Mathematics
4 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.11%) Economics
5 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) MPEG
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.64%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.64%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.64%) FMCG
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ETL
1 26 (42.62%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (29.51%) Analytics
3 17 (27.87%) Migration
4 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
4 10 (16.39%) Predictive Modelling
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (14.75%) Dimensional Modelling
5 9 (14.75%) Data Analysis
6 8 (13.11%) Operations Research
7 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) Line Management
9 4 (6.56%) Statistical Modelling
10 3 (4.92%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.28%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.28%) QMS
11 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
11 2 (3.28%) Data Management
11 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Python
2 9 (14.75%) SAS Macro
3 5 (8.20%) R
4 1 (1.64%) sed
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) AWK
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) SAS Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) CDISC
2 1 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.64%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Samba
1 1 (1.64%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Bacula
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Teradata
2 19 (31.15%) Oracle
3 17 (27.87%) Informatica
4 9 (14.75%) Cognos
4 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.75%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) EMC
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee