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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 108 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 15 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.15% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 0.65% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Average daily rate £550 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
416 612 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 22.20% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 353 264
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
Essex +16 11 £550 -
Norfolk - 2 £650 -
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £575 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Data Mart
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Intranet
6 4 (25.00%) SunGard
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) QlikView
7 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Mart
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
4 3 (18.75%) QlikView
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) HBase
6 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
6 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Director
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) HP
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) SunGard
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau