The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Programmer role 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 554 533 543
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 25 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.039% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.042% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
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£425 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £373 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £393 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +28.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
SAS Programmer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

SAS Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAS Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

SAS Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAS Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAS Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
London +22 13 £400 -18.20% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
SAS Programmer
UK

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAS Programmer in their job title 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 with SAS Programmer in their job title.

1 72 (100.00%) SAS
2 32 (44.44%) Base SAS
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (23.61%) Oracle
5 17 (23.61%) Finance
6 16 (22.22%) UNIX
7 15 (20.83%) SAS Macro
8 10 (13.89%) CDISC
8 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
9 8 (11.11%) ETL
10 7 (9.72%) Data Management
11 6 (8.33%) Banking
11 6 (8.33%) Netezza
11 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
12 5 (6.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (6.94%) Java
12 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
12 5 (6.94%) Dimensional Modelling
13 4 (5.56%) Degree
13 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (5.56%) Migration
13 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.56%) HP

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAS Programmer in their job title 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 with SAS Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) Base SAS
2 6 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (5.56%) OLAP
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.17%) DB2
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (23.61%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
1 2 (2.78%) GWT
2 1 (1.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 4 (5.56%) HP Superdome
2 3 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (5.56%) HPUX
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
3 8 (11.11%) ETL
4 7 (9.72%) Data Management
5 5 (6.94%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Data Security
6 4 (5.56%) Customer Insight
6 4 (5.56%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (4.17%) Clinical Data Management
8 2 (2.78%) MVC
8 2 (2.78%) UML
9 1 (1.39%) Workflow
9 1 (1.39%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.39%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.39%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 15 (20.83%) SAS Macro
3 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.94%) Java
5 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.78%) R
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) CDISC
2 1 (1.39%) FINREP
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Netezza
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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