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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 193 207 209
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing SAS 578 440 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.94% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.40% 5.27% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 279 289
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.13% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.53 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% +6.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.89%
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
9036 8346 8027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 17.82% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 5178 4619
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 356 412
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 229 £450 +12.14% 79
Yorkshire +48 100 £450 +19.20% 23
South East -31 76 £350 -6.66% 29
South West -9 61 £425 -2.85% 11
North West +15 53 £425 +21.42% 15
North East - 36 £450 - 1
East of England -3 13 £278 -38.33% 4
East Midlands +16 12 £425 - 11
West Midlands -21 8 £460 +11.51% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 469 (42.10%) SQL
2 370 (33.21%) Finance
3 268 (24.06%) Business Intelligence
4 262 (23.52%) Analytics
5 261 (23.43%) Base SAS
6 230 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
7 225 (20.20%) ETL
8 220 (19.75%) Oracle
9 208 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
10 194 (17.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 164 (14.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 151 (13.55%) Banking
13 139 (12.48%) Data Analysis
14 136 (12.21%) Data Modelling
15 129 (11.58%) Marketing
16 108 (9.69%) SPSS
17 102 (9.16%) Retail
18 93 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 93 (8.35%) Microsoft
19 88 (7.90%) Data Management
20 87 (7.81%) Credit Risk
21 84 (7.54%) SQL Server
22 83 (7.45%) PL/SQL
23 81 (7.27%) UNIX
24 79 (7.09%) MS Excel
25 75 (6.73%) Oracle Database
26 74 (6.64%) Teradata
27 70 (6.28%) Degree
28 68 (6.10%) Informatica
29 66 (5.92%) OLAP

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 8 (0.72%) CICS
4 6 (0.54%) Confluence
4 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.27%) Documentum
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.090%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.090%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.090%) nginx
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.090%) Node.js
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle 9iAS
8 1 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.090%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.090%) WebSphere
Applications
1 108 (9.69%) SPSS
2 79 (7.09%) MS Excel
3 51 (4.58%) MS Office
4 17 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.81%) FastStats
7 6 (0.54%) MS Project
8 4 (0.36%) Stata
8 4 (0.36%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.090%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.090%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.80%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) BASE24
4 2 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.090%) Summit
5 1 (0.090%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.090%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.90%) SAN
2 8 (0.72%) Telnet
2 8 (0.72%) FTP
3 6 (0.54%) DNS
3 6 (0.54%) iSCSI
4 5 (0.45%) NAS
4 5 (0.45%) Firewall
4 5 (0.45%) DHCP
4 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (0.36%) VoIP
5 4 (0.36%) WAN
5 4 (0.36%) VLAN
6 3 (0.27%) LAN
7 2 (0.18%) Internet
8 1 (0.090%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.090%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.090%) PBX
8 1 (0.090%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (23.43%) Base SAS
2 208 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
3 194 (17.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 164 (14.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 84 (7.54%) SQL Server
6 75 (6.73%) Oracle Database
7 66 (5.92%) OLAP
8 63 (5.66%) Hadoop
9 61 (5.48%) Data Mining
10 59 (5.30%) QlikView
11 53 (4.76%) DB2
12 46 (4.13%) OLAP Cube
13 43 (3.86%) Big Data
14 36 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 36 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (2.69%) Relational Database
16 26 (2.33%) Spotfire
17 21 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (1.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (0.90%) PVCS
1 10 (0.90%) Maven
2 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.27%) Hudson
5 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.18%) JIRA
5 2 (0.18%) Toad
5 2 (0.18%) ERwin
5 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.090%) ProC
6 1 (0.090%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.090%) NUnit
6 1 (0.090%) Subversion
6 1 (0.090%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 370 (33.21%) Finance
2 151 (13.55%) Banking
3 129 (11.58%) Marketing
4 102 (9.16%) Retail
5 24 (2.15%) Retail Banking
5 24 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.81%) Publishing
10 8 (0.72%) Legal
11 6 (0.54%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.36%) Billing
13 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.18%) Electronics
15 2 (0.18%) Military
16 1 (0.090%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.090%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 385 (34.56%) Analyst
2 303 (27.20%) Developer
3 226 (20.29%) SAS Developer
4 137 (12.30%) Data Analyst
5 127 (11.40%) SAS Analyst
6 100 (8.98%) Consultant
7 74 (6.64%) SAS Consultant
8 67 (6.01%) Programmer
9 57 (5.12%) Business Analyst
10 54 (4.85%) SAS Programmer
11 50 (4.49%) Architect
12 45 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
13 43 (3.86%) Insight Analyst
14 29 (2.60%) SQL Developer
15 23 (2.06%) Data Modeller
15 23 (2.06%) MI Analyst
16 21 (1.89%) Administrator
16 21 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (1.89%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 20 (1.80%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.97%) Web Services
2 20 (1.80%) .NET
3 18 (1.62%) XML
4 16 (1.44%) HTML
5 14 (1.26%) ODBC
6 9 (0.81%) HTML5
7 7 (0.63%) Middleware
8 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.27%) jQuery
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.18%) XHTML
9 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.090%) CSS
10 1 (0.090%) SOAP
10 1 (0.090%) EDI
10 1 (0.090%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.090%) MDX
10 1 (0.090%) FpML
10 1 (0.090%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.090%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 230 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (7.81%) Credit Risk
3 61 (5.48%) Data Integration
4 59 (5.30%) Statistics
5 50 (4.49%) Visualisation
6 49 (4.40%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.59%) Computer Science
8 39 (3.50%) Algorithms
9 28 (2.51%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.97%) Mainframe
11 21 (1.89%) Economics
12 20 (1.80%) Data Extraction
13 13 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.08%) Applied Mathematics
14 12 (1.08%) Open Source
15 11 (0.99%) User Experience
16 10 (0.90%) FMCG
17 9 (0.81%) Social Network
17 9 (0.81%) Clustering
18 8 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.27%) UNIX
2 58 (5.21%) Windows
3 45 (4.04%) Linux
4 9 (0.81%) Solaris
5 7 (0.63%) AIX
6 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.18%) zOS
8 2 (0.18%) HPUX
9 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (24.06%) Business Intelligence
2 262 (23.52%) Analytics
3 225 (20.20%) ETL
4 139 (12.48%) Data Analysis
5 136 (12.21%) Data Modelling
6 93 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 88 (7.90%) Data Management
8 53 (4.76%) Migration
9 48 (4.31%) Project Management
10 47 (4.22%) Customer Insight
11 44 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (3.95%) CRM
11 44 (3.95%) Statistical Analysis
12 41 (3.68%) Statistical Modelling
12 41 (3.68%) Dimensional Modelling
13 36 (3.23%) Predictive Modelling
13 36 (3.23%) Visual Analytics
14 32 (2.87%) Business Analysis
15 31 (2.78%) Propensity Modelling
16 27 (2.42%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 469 (42.10%) SQL
2 83 (7.45%) PL/SQL
3 61 (5.48%) SAS Macro
4 58 (5.21%) VBA
5 50 (4.49%) R
6 30 (2.69%) Java
7 25 (2.24%) Python
8 17 (1.53%) VB
9 15 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 9 (0.81%) C
10 9 (0.81%) COBOL
11 7 (0.63%) Assembly Language
12 6 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.45%) C#
14 4 (0.36%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.27%) Jython
16 2 (0.18%) VB6
16 2 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (6.28%) Degree
2 44 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.14%) SAS Certification
4 19 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.54%) MCSE
7 4 (0.36%) PhD
7 4 (0.36%) CCNA
7 4 (0.36%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.27%) ISEB
8 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.090%) CBAP
9 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.090%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.090%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.090%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.24%) Data Quality
1 25 (2.24%) CDISC
2 14 (1.26%) QA
3 6 (0.54%) Basel II
4 5 (0.45%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) GCP
6 2 (0.18%) Basel III
7 1 (0.090%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.090%) COREP
7 1 (0.090%) FINREP
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.090%) GxP
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.090%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.72%) HDFS
3 5 (0.45%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.090%) qmail
5 1 (0.090%) RACF
5 1 (0.090%) Samba
5 1 (0.090%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.53%) Nagios
2 13 (1.17%) Ganglia
2 13 (1.17%) Hyperic
3 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.090%) Bacula
Vendors
1 220 (19.75%) Oracle
2 93 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 74 (6.64%) Teradata
4 68 (6.10%) Informatica
5 47 (4.22%) Tableau
6 41 (3.68%) Business Objects
6 41 (3.68%) Cognos
7 30 (2.69%) Ab Initio
8 20 (1.80%) Google
9 18 (1.62%) VMware
10 17 (1.53%) IBM
11 16 (1.44%) DataFlux
12 14 (1.26%) Adobe
13 13 (1.17%) SAP
14 12 (1.08%) HP
15 11 (0.99%) Cisco
16 10 (0.90%) Unica
17 8 (0.72%) Omniture
18 7 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
18 7 (0.63%) Siebel
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago