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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 205 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 501 530 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 1.12% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.68% 6.34% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 361 264
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +71.42%
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
8813 8354 7504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.67% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5074 4353
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 294 381
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 -49 196 £450 - 147
Yorkshire +44 96 £450 +15.38% 35
North West +25 73 £500 +15.94% 40
South East -25 58 £380 +8.57% 57
South West 0 41 £470 +25.33% 28
West Midlands -15 18 £425 -5.55% 15
East Midlands -4 9 £456 +4.28% 19
North East -19 8 £513 +25.76% 3
East of England -6 5 £425 +21.42% 6
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 396 (36.67%) SQL
2 378 (35.00%) Finance
3 312 (28.89%) Base SAS
4 247 (22.87%) ETL
5 246 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
5 246 (22.78%) Analytics
6 221 (20.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 218 (20.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 218 (20.19%) Oracle
8 199 (18.43%) Data Warehouse
9 184 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
10 157 (14.54%) Banking
11 155 (14.35%) Data Modelling
12 134 (12.41%) Data Analysis
13 111 (10.28%) Marketing
14 110 (10.19%) UNIX
15 99 (9.17%) Degree
16 86 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 84 (7.78%) Credit Risk
18 83 (7.69%) Oracle Database
19 80 (7.41%) PL/SQL
20 79 (7.31%) OLAP
20 79 (7.31%) Retail
21 76 (7.04%) SPSS
22 73 (6.76%) VBA
23 72 (6.67%) Business Objects
24 69 (6.39%) Data Management
25 68 (6.30%) Microsoft
26 66 (6.11%) Hadoop
27 63 (5.83%) Statistics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (1.76%) Apache Pig
2 14 (1.30%) CICS
3 11 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (0.46%) Confluence
7 4 (0.37%) Apache
8 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.093%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle 9iAS
10 1 (0.093%) IIS
10 1 (0.093%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.093%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.093%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.093%) Node.js
Applications
1 76 (7.04%) SPSS
2 55 (5.09%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.87%) MS Office
4 27 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.02%) MS Project
7 9 (0.83%) Shockwave
8 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.19%) Stata
10 1 (0.093%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.093%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.093%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.02%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.19%) BASE24
6 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.093%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.093%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.093%) Summit
7 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.093%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.37%) SaaS
1 4 (0.37%) PaaS
2 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.83%) FTP
2 8 (0.74%) Telnet
3 6 (0.56%) Intranet
3 6 (0.56%) Internet
3 6 (0.56%) SNA
4 4 (0.37%) DNS
4 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
5 3 (0.28%) NAS
5 3 (0.28%) SAN
5 3 (0.28%) SMS
5 3 (0.28%) DHCP
6 2 (0.19%) VoIP
6 2 (0.19%) Firewall
6 2 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.093%) LAN
7 1 (0.093%) WAN
7 1 (0.093%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (28.89%) Base SAS
2 221 (20.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 218 (20.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 199 (18.43%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 79 (7.31%) OLAP
7 66 (6.11%) Hadoop
8 63 (5.83%) Data Mining
9 58 (5.37%) OLAP Cube
10 54 (5.00%) DB2
11 48 (4.44%) Big Data
12 46 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 45 (4.17%) SQL Server
14 37 (3.43%) QlikView
15 32 (2.96%) Relational Database
16 31 (2.87%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 25 (2.31%) Apache Hive
18 21 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (1.67%) RDBMS
20 17 (1.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (0.83%) ERwin
2 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.37%) ProC
3 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.37%) CA Gen
4 3 (0.28%) JIRA
4 3 (0.28%) PVCS
5 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.093%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.093%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.093%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.093%) Grunt
6 1 (0.093%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.093%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.093%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.093%) Toad
6 1 (0.093%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.093%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.093%) NUnit
6 1 (0.093%) Subversion
General
1 378 (35.00%) Finance
2 157 (14.54%) Banking
3 111 (10.28%) Marketing
4 79 (7.31%) Retail
5 26 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 15 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.11%) Games
9 11 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.74%) Billing
11 5 (0.46%) Interactive Media
11 5 (0.46%) Legal
11 5 (0.46%) Advertising
11 5 (0.46%) Publishing
12 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.28%) Back Office
13 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (30.93%) Analyst
2 317 (29.35%) Developer
3 237 (21.94%) SAS Developer
4 125 (11.57%) Data Analyst
5 120 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
6 89 (8.24%) Consultant
7 69 (6.39%) Programmer
8 64 (5.93%) SAS Consultant
9 54 (5.00%) Architect
10 42 (3.89%) SAS Programmer
11 39 (3.61%) Business Analyst
12 36 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
13 34 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (2.50%) SAS Data Analyst
15 25 (2.31%) Administrator
16 24 (2.22%) SAS Administrator
17 23 (2.13%) Data Modeller
18 20 (1.85%) Technical Leader
18 20 (1.85%) Project Manager
19 19 (1.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.54%) Web Services
2 16 (1.48%) XML
3 15 (1.39%) HTML
4 14 (1.30%) ODBC
5 13 (1.20%) HTML5
6 9 (0.83%) Flash
7 8 (0.74%) J2EE
8 7 (0.65%) .NET
9 6 (0.56%) Middleware
10 4 (0.37%) D3.js
11 3 (0.28%) SOAP
11 3 (0.28%) REST
11 3 (0.28%) SAP XI
11 3 (0.28%) EDI
11 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.19%) JSON
12 2 (0.19%) jQuery
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.19%) Lucene
12 2 (0.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 184 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.78%) Credit Risk
3 63 (5.83%) Statistics
4 50 (4.63%) Data Integration
5 48 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 46 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 41 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 37 (3.43%) Data Extraction
9 36 (3.33%) Visualisation
10 34 (3.15%) Mainframe
11 28 (2.59%) Data Structures
12 27 (2.50%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.94%) Open Source
14 19 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
15 16 (1.48%) Economics
16 12 (1.11%) Social Network
16 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.83%) User Experience
17 9 (0.83%) FMCG
17 9 (0.83%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 110 (10.19%) UNIX
2 52 (4.81%) Windows
3 35 (3.24%) Linux
4 17 (1.57%) Solaris
5 10 (0.93%) AIX
6 5 (0.46%) HPUX
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.19%) zOS
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (22.87%) ETL
2 246 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
2 246 (22.78%) Analytics
3 155 (14.35%) Data Modelling
4 134 (12.41%) Data Analysis
5 86 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (6.39%) Data Management
7 60 (5.56%) Migration
8 59 (5.46%) Project Management
9 58 (5.37%) CRM
10 55 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (4.44%) Statistical Analysis
11 48 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
12 46 (4.26%) Statistical Modelling
13 42 (3.89%) Visual Analytics
14 41 (3.80%) Customer Insight
14 41 (3.80%) Validation
15 40 (3.70%) Data Security
16 37 (3.43%) Business Analysis
17 34 (3.15%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 396 (36.67%) SQL
2 80 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 73 (6.76%) VBA
4 59 (5.46%) Java
5 50 (4.63%) SAS Macro
6 47 (4.35%) R
7 29 (2.69%) Python
8 25 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 22 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 16 (1.48%) VB
11 15 (1.39%) COBOL
12 12 (1.11%) Assembly Language
13 9 (0.83%) C
14 7 (0.65%) REXX
15 6 (0.56%) C#
15 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.46%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.46%) Perl
16 5 (0.46%) Ruby
17 4 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (9.17%) Degree
2 32 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.50%) SAS Certification
4 13 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.74%) MCSE
7 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.46%) MCITP
9 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.37%) PhD
9 4 (0.37%) ISEB
10 3 (0.28%) PMP
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.19%) CCNA
12 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.093%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.093%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.093%) CBAP
12 1 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.57%) QA
3 13 (1.20%) CDISC
4 11 (1.02%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.74%) Basel II
6 3 (0.28%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) GCP
7 2 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (1.85%) HDFS
2 14 (1.30%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.19%) vCloud
6 1 (0.093%) Firmware
6 1 (0.093%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.093%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.46%) Graphite
3 4 (0.37%) Oozie
4 3 (0.28%) Nagios
5 2 (0.19%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) vMotion
5 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.093%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.093%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 218 (20.19%) Oracle
2 72 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 68 (6.30%) Microsoft
4 62 (5.74%) Informatica
5 56 (5.19%) Teradata
6 37 (3.43%) IBM
7 36 (3.33%) Cognos
8 31 (2.87%) Tableau
9 29 (2.69%) SAP
10 19 (1.76%) Google
11 17 (1.57%) Adobe
12 14 (1.30%) Ab Initio
13 12 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.11%) DataFlux
13 12 (1.11%) Unica
14 8 (0.74%) Pega
14 8 (0.74%) Siebel
15 7 (0.65%) HP
15 7 (0.65%) Netezza
16 6 (0.56%) VMware
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