The first table below looks at the demand for SAS Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Certification 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 Qualifications for the England 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 Certification
Rank 558 531 545
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 8 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.017% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.096% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 19
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £404 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9202 8300 9096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.62% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5236 4509 4796
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 457 566
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SAS Certification
UK

SAS Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAS Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAS Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAS Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

SAS Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Certification within the England 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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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
South East -5 8 £380 +1.33% 2
SAS Certification
UK

SAS Certification
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAS Certification 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 Certification.

1 10 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (80.00%) Base SAS
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) SAS Macro
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAS Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Base SAS
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) SAS Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SAS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SAS Macro
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Business Objects