The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills 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 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 203 199 240
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +41
Contract jobs citing SAS 585 540 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 5.83% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 365 239
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -66.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.01 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
SAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10243 9256 8328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.31% 18.31% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6649 5612 4936
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 397 365
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in England

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SAS
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London -59 173 £438 +4.16% 115
South East +11 122 £425 +17.24% 25
North West +41 88 £435 +20.00% 42
Yorkshire -2 79 £425 - 26
North East 0 39 £463 +32.14% 2
South West -29 26 £400 - 27
East Midlands +1 23 £375 -6.25% 20
West Midlands +11 19 £450 +13.92% 10
East of England -12 17 £550 +46.66% 6
Midlands +4 3 £513 +46.57%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 441 (37.92%) Finance
2 408 (35.08%) SQL
3 300 (25.80%) Base SAS
4 271 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
5 247 (21.24%) Analytics
6 235 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
7 234 (20.12%) ETL
8 220 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 212 (18.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 211 (18.14%) Oracle
11 180 (15.48%) Banking
12 176 (15.13%) Data Modelling
13 170 (14.62%) UNIX
14 159 (13.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 128 (11.01%) Data Analysis
16 126 (10.83%) BusinessObjects
17 121 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 110 (9.46%) Marketing
19 105 (9.03%) R
20 102 (8.77%) Credit Risk
20 102 (8.77%) Microsoft
21 99 (8.51%) MS Excel
22 93 (8.00%) SPSS
23 89 (7.65%) Migration
24 87 (7.48%) Project Management
24 87 (7.48%) VBA
25 86 (7.39%) SQL Server
25 86 (7.39%) Teradata
26 82 (7.05%) Retail
26 82 (7.05%) Agile Software Development

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.29%) Apache Pig
3 13 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 9 (0.77%) IIS
5 6 (0.52%) CICS
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.26%) Apache
7 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.17%) JBoss
7 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.086%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.086%) Confluence
8 1 (0.086%) Node.js
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.086%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 99 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 93 (8.00%) SPSS
3 48 (4.13%) MS Office
4 47 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.12%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.69%) MS Project
8 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.086%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.086%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (1.12%) Unica
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.086%) BASE24
3 1 (0.086%) HFM
3 1 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.086%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.26%) Office 365
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.086%) PaaS
5 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.086%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.86%) SAN
2 8 (0.69%) iSCSI
2 8 (0.69%) FCoE
2 8 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (0.60%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.43%) SSL
5 4 (0.34%) DNS
6 3 (0.26%) LDAP
6 3 (0.26%) Broadband
7 2 (0.17%) Firewall
7 2 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.086%) VLAN
8 1 (0.086%) FTP
8 1 (0.086%) HTTP
8 1 (0.086%) Intranet
8 1 (0.086%) Internet
8 1 (0.086%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (25.80%) Base SAS
2 235 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
3 212 (18.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 159 (13.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 126 (10.83%) BusinessObjects
6 86 (7.39%) SQL Server
7 80 (6.88%) Oracle Database
8 78 (6.71%) OLAP
9 77 (6.62%) Hadoop
10 68 (5.85%) Relational Database
11 54 (4.64%) Data Mining
12 50 (4.30%) Big Data
13 49 (4.21%) OLAP Cube
14 47 (4.04%) QlikView
15 41 (3.53%) DB2
16 37 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
17 32 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (2.67%) Apache Hive
19 30 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (2.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (1.46%) Toad
2 15 (1.29%) ERwin
3 14 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.52%) TestDirector
5 4 (0.34%) ProC
5 4 (0.34%) Subversion
5 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.26%) CA Gen
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.26%) Maven
6 3 (0.26%) JIRA
7 2 (0.17%) gulp
7 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.17%) Gradle
7 2 (0.17%) Grunt
8 1 (0.086%) JUnit
8 1 (0.086%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.086%) VersaTest
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.086%) ClearCase
General
1 441 (37.92%) Finance
2 180 (15.48%) Banking
3 110 (9.46%) Marketing
4 82 (7.05%) Retail
5 58 (4.99%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.46%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.12%) Advertising
10 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.52%) Legal
11 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.26%) Electronics
12 3 (0.26%) Publishing
12 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.26%) French Language
12 3 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 402 (34.57%) Developer
2 400 (34.39%) Analyst
3 287 (24.68%) SAS Developer
4 130 (11.18%) Data Analyst
5 115 (9.89%) SAS Analyst
6 95 (8.17%) Consultant
7 78 (6.71%) SAS Consultant
8 62 (5.33%) Architect
9 60 (5.16%) Business Analyst
10 55 (4.73%) Programmer
11 52 (4.47%) Insight Analyst
12 47 (4.04%) SAS Programmer
13 46 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.67%) Lead Developer
15 29 (2.49%) Administrator
16 27 (2.32%) Data Architect
17 26 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 25 (2.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 25 (2.15%) Customer Analyst
19 22 (1.89%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.27%) .NET
2 33 (2.84%) ASP.NET
3 26 (2.24%) XML
4 18 (1.55%) Web Services
5 14 (1.20%) HTML
6 9 (0.77%) SAP XI
7 8 (0.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 8 (0.69%) CSS
8 6 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.43%) J2EE
9 5 (0.43%) Middleware
10 4 (0.34%) HTML5
10 4 (0.34%) Spring
11 3 (0.26%) ISPF
11 3 (0.26%) MDX
11 3 (0.26%) SciPy
11 3 (0.26%) NumPy
11 3 (0.26%) CSS3
11 3 (0.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 220 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.77%) Credit Risk
3 79 (6.79%) Data Integration
4 51 (4.39%) Visualisation
4 51 (4.39%) Statistics
5 34 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 29 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.06%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.89%) Data Extraction
11 12 (1.03%) Economics
12 11 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
13 10 (0.86%) NHS
13 10 (0.86%) Oracle Exalytics
14 9 (0.77%) FMCG
14 9 (0.77%) Replication
14 9 (0.77%) Physics
15 8 (0.69%) Social Media
16 7 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 170 (14.62%) UNIX
2 67 (5.76%) Windows
3 63 (5.42%) Linux
4 30 (2.58%) AIX
5 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.60%) MVS
9 5 (0.43%) zOS
10 2 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.086%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
2 247 (21.24%) Analytics
3 234 (20.12%) ETL
4 176 (15.13%) Data Modelling
5 128 (11.01%) Data Analysis
6 121 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 89 (7.65%) Migration
8 87 (7.48%) Project Management
9 82 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (6.45%) Data Management
11 58 (4.99%) Validation
12 50 (4.30%) SDLC
13 48 (4.13%) Statistical Modelling
14 46 (3.96%) Business Analysis
15 43 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
16 39 (3.35%) CRM
17 36 (3.10%) Customer Insight
18 33 (2.84%) System Testing
19 32 (2.75%) Unit Testing
19 32 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 408 (35.08%) SQL
2 105 (9.03%) R
3 87 (7.48%) VBA
4 65 (5.59%) SAS Macro
5 58 (4.99%) PL/SQL
6 41 (3.53%) Java
7 39 (3.35%) Python
8 29 (2.49%) VB
9 27 (2.32%) C#
10 25 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.98%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.98%) Perl
12 22 (1.89%) C++
13 20 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.46%) C
15 13 (1.12%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.60%) REXX
16 7 (0.60%) JCL
17 6 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 69 (5.93%) Degree
2 50 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.06%) SAS Certification
5 11 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.43%) PhD
7 4 (0.34%) HNC
7 4 (0.34%) HND
8 2 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.086%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.086%) MCSE
9 1 (0.086%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.01%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.55%) QA
3 11 (0.95%) Basel II
4 10 (0.86%) SLA
5 9 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.52%) CDISC
8 4 (0.34%) GCP
8 4 (0.34%) COREP
9 3 (0.26%) FINREP
9 3 (0.26%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.26%) Basel III
10 1 (0.086%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.086%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (0.60%) Apache Flume
1 7 (0.60%) HDFS
2 6 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (0.17%) RACF
4 2 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.086%) NET24-XPNET
5 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.086%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.086%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.086%) Graphite
4 1 (0.086%) zSecure
4 1 (0.086%) Nagios
4 1 (0.086%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.086%) SCCM
4 1 (0.086%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.086%) Oozie
Vendors
1 211 (18.14%) Oracle
2 102 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 86 (7.39%) Teradata
4 71 (6.10%) Informatica
5 53 (4.56%) Tableau
6 48 (4.13%) SAP
7 39 (3.35%) Cognos
8 36 (3.10%) IBM
9 26 (2.24%) Netezza
10 22 (1.89%) Cloudera
11 21 (1.81%) Greenplum
12 18 (1.55%) Ab Initio
13 16 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
14 14 (1.20%) DataFlux
15 11 (0.95%) Google
16 9 (0.77%) Adobe
17 7 (0.60%) CA
18 6 (0.52%) Hyperion
19 5 (0.43%) Endeca
19 5 (0.43%) Mantas
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