The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 of the Application Platforms category 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 208 224 170
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Contract jobs citing SAS 490 417 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.89% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 5.21% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 237 419
Average daily rate
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£404 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £397
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £60.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -8.16%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 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
London -7 268 £425 +3.34% 112
South East +33 75 £378 -7.92% 21
South West -21 38 £350 -9.96% 15
Yorkshire +20 30 £400 +26.98% 27
North East - 23 £400 - 1
East of England -17 19 £420 -33.59% 6
West Midlands -11 14 £375 -3.22% 5
North West -15 10 £356 +1.78% 31
East Midlands -7 6 £425 - 4
Midlands +8 4 £363 -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 389 (37.08%) SQL
2 308 (29.36%) Business Intelligence
3 307 (29.27%) Finance
4 291 (27.74%) Analytics
5 236 (22.50%) Base SAS
6 205 (19.54%) Oracle
7 186 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
8 138 (13.16%) ETL
9 137 (13.06%) Marketing
10 135 (12.87%) Data Analysis
11 132 (12.58%) Banking
12 123 (11.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 120 (11.44%) Data Mining
14 109 (10.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 102 (9.72%) Data Modelling
16 101 (9.63%) SPSS
17 99 (9.44%) SQL Server
18 93 (8.87%) Retail
19 92 (8.77%) Data Management
20 85 (8.10%) UNIX
21 82 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
22 80 (7.63%) Degree
23 75 (7.15%) Linux
24 74 (7.05%) Hadoop
25 72 (6.86%) Microsoft
26 71 (6.77%) MS Excel
26 71 (6.77%) Teradata
27 70 (6.67%) Statistics
27 70 (6.67%) VBA
28 66 (6.29%) Java

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 20 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.05%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.48%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Documentum
8 2 (0.19%) CICS
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.095%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.095%) nginx
9 1 (0.095%) Lync
9 1 (0.095%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.095%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.095%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 101 (9.63%) SPSS
2 71 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.34%) MS Office
4 30 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.33%) MS Project
7 6 (0.57%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.57%) FastStats
8 5 (0.48%) Stata
9 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.095%) Weka
11 1 (0.095%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.81%) Oracle Retail
2 18 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.48%) BASE24
4 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.095%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.095%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.095%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.095%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.095%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.91%) Internet
2 8 (0.76%) Firewall
2 8 (0.76%) iSCSI
2 8 (0.76%) NAS
3 7 (0.67%) Intranet
4 6 (0.57%) LDAP
5 4 (0.38%) SSL
5 4 (0.38%) SAN
5 4 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.29%) X.509
6 3 (0.29%) LAN
7 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.095%) SSH
8 1 (0.095%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.095%) VPN
8 1 (0.095%) PBX
8 1 (0.095%) WAN
8 1 (0.095%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (22.50%) Base SAS
2 186 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
3 123 (11.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 120 (11.44%) Data Mining
5 109 (10.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 99 (9.44%) SQL Server
7 74 (7.05%) Hadoop
8 57 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 57 (5.43%) OLAP
9 55 (5.24%) QlikView
10 46 (4.39%) Big Data
11 40 (3.81%) Oracle Database
12 31 (2.96%) DB2
13 28 (2.67%) Spotfire
14 21 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (1.72%) Apache Hive
17 16 (1.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
18 13 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (1.05%) Maven
3 10 (0.95%) Subversion
4 9 (0.86%) PVCS
5 6 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.48%) ERwin
6 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.38%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.38%) JUnit
7 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.29%) Gradle
8 3 (0.29%) Mockito
8 3 (0.29%) Ant
8 3 (0.29%) ProC
9 2 (0.19%) ChangeMan
9 2 (0.19%) Toad
9 2 (0.19%) JIRA
9 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 307 (29.27%) Finance
2 137 (13.06%) Marketing
3 132 (12.58%) Banking
4 93 (8.87%) Retail
5 30 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 29 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.14%) Advertising
9 12 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.67%) Legal
11 7 (0.67%) Games
12 6 (0.57%) Publishing
13 5 (0.48%) Back Office
13 5 (0.48%) Electronics
14 4 (0.38%) Automotive
15 3 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.29%) Military
15 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 382 (36.42%) Analyst
2 286 (27.26%) Developer
3 227 (21.64%) SAS Developer
4 115 (10.96%) SAS Analyst
5 111 (10.58%) Data Analyst
6 90 (8.58%) Consultant
7 82 (7.82%) Programmer
8 67 (6.39%) SAS Programmer
9 60 (5.72%) Business Analyst
10 53 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
11 52 (4.96%) SAS Consultant
12 42 (4.00%) Administrator
13 39 (3.72%) SAS Administrator
14 37 (3.53%) Insight Analyst
15 35 (3.34%) Architect
16 31 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 27 (2.57%) MI Analyst
18 24 (2.29%) SAS BI Developer
18 24 (2.29%) SQL Developer
19 22 (2.10%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.86%) .NET
2 21 (2.00%) MapReduce
3 17 (1.62%) XML
4 16 (1.53%) Web Services
5 8 (0.76%) HTML
6 7 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.38%) CSS
7 4 (0.38%) Middleware
7 4 (0.38%) jQuery
8 3 (0.29%) Guice
8 3 (0.29%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.29%) REST
8 3 (0.29%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.29%) Spring
9 2 (0.19%) ISPF
9 2 (0.19%) MDX
9 2 (0.19%) EDI
9 2 (0.19%) Kafka
9 2 (0.19%) GWT
10 1 (0.095%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.67%) Statistics
2 63 (6.01%) Mathematics
3 46 (4.39%) Data Integration
4 45 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 45 (4.29%) Credit Risk
5 27 (2.57%) Mainframe
6 24 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.72%) Data Extraction
7 18 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.53%) Economics
9 10 (0.95%) Physics
10 9 (0.86%) Reference Data
11 8 (0.76%) NHS
11 8 (0.76%) FMCG
11 8 (0.76%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.48%) Open Source
13 5 (0.48%) EMV
13 5 (0.48%) DTV
13 5 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 85 (8.10%) UNIX
2 75 (7.15%) Linux
3 29 (2.76%) Windows
4 13 (1.24%) AIX
5 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.38%) zOS
6 4 (0.38%) HPUX
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.095%) Solaris
9 1 (0.095%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.095%) MVS
9 1 (0.095%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (29.36%) Business Intelligence
2 291 (27.74%) Analytics
3 138 (13.16%) ETL
4 135 (12.87%) Data Analysis
5 102 (9.72%) Data Modelling
6 92 (8.77%) Data Management
7 82 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (5.72%) Predictive Modelling
9 56 (5.34%) Business Analysis
10 55 (5.24%) Project Management
11 49 (4.67%) Statistical Modelling
12 39 (3.72%) Data Analytics
12 39 (3.72%) Migration
13 37 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (3.43%) Customer Insight
15 32 (3.05%) CRM
16 30 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
17 28 (2.67%) Dimensional Modelling
18 26 (2.48%) ITIL
18 26 (2.48%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 389 (37.08%) SQL
2 70 (6.67%) VBA
3 66 (6.29%) Java
4 64 (6.10%) PL/SQL
5 57 (5.43%) R
6 49 (4.67%) SAS Macro
7 21 (2.00%) MATLAB
7 21 (2.00%) C
7 21 (2.00%) Python
8 20 (1.91%) C++
9 13 (1.24%) C#
9 13 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.86%) COBOL
11 9 (0.86%) PL/1
12 8 (0.76%) VB
13 7 (0.67%) Ruby
14 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (7.63%) Degree
2 30 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.05%) SAS Certification
5 9 (0.86%) MCSE
5 9 (0.86%) PhD
5 9 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.67%) ISEB
7 6 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.57%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.48%) CCA
8 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.38%) CISA
9 4 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.38%) CISSP
9 4 (0.38%) CRISC
10 3 (0.29%) CISM
10 3 (0.29%) PMP
10 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.57%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.91%) CDISC
3 11 (1.05%) QA
4 5 (0.48%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) Basel III
5 3 (0.29%) FATCA
6 1 (0.095%) EMIR
6 1 (0.095%) COREP
6 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.095%) Basel II
6 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.095%) WCAG
6 1 (0.095%) MiFID
6 1 (0.095%) HL7
6 1 (0.095%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.095%) GCP
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) RACF
2 5 (0.48%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.29%) Cronacle
3 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.19%) Samba
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.095%) qmail
5 1 (0.095%) XenApp
5 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.095%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.095%) vSphere
5 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.095%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.095%) HDFS
5 1 (0.095%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.76%) Nagios
1 8 (0.76%) Ganglia
1 8 (0.76%) Hyperic
2 5 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.095%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.095%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.095%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.095%) WSUS
5 1 (0.095%) SCCM
5 1 (0.095%) MOM
5 1 (0.095%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.095%) Control-M
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.095%) Ambari
5 1 (0.095%) Oozie
5 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 205 (19.54%) Oracle
2 72 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 71 (6.77%) Teradata
4 62 (5.91%) Business Objects
5 51 (4.86%) Tableau
6 50 (4.77%) SAP
7 31 (2.96%) Cognos
8 26 (2.48%) Informatica
9 25 (2.38%) Ab Initio
10 20 (1.91%) Omniture
11 19 (1.81%) JDA
12 18 (1.72%) Google
13 16 (1.53%) Netezza
14 15 (1.43%) DataFlux
15 14 (1.33%) JBoss
16 12 (1.14%) IBM
16 12 (1.14%) Talend
17 11 (1.05%) Adobe
17 11 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
18 10 (0.95%) HP
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £500 - £700 per month
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £365 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wythall, Worcestershire
Phoenix Group
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £365 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago