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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 219 223 181
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Contract jobs citing SAS 467 419 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.90% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 5.22% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 230 409
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Average hourly rate £22.25 £33.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% +65.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £60.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8691 8022 9065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.88% 17.26% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4649 5251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 414 432
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.20 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -5 255 £425 +6.25% 118
South East +32 71 £380 -7.31% 23
South West -16 38 £350 -6.97% 14
Yorkshire +17 28 £400 +26.98% 37
North East - 23 £400 - 1
West Midlands -16 14 £375 -3.22% 3
North West -14 12 £363 +3.57% 37
East of England -16 12 £375 -40.71% 8
East Midlands +1 7 £425 - 5
Midlands +8 4 £363 -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 390 (37.36%) SQL
2 316 (30.27%) Business Intelligence
3 307 (29.41%) Finance
4 280 (26.82%) Analytics
5 249 (23.85%) Base SAS
6 202 (19.35%) Oracle
7 176 (16.86%) Data Warehouse
8 140 (13.41%) ETL
9 138 (13.22%) Marketing
10 131 (12.55%) Banking
11 127 (12.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 126 (12.07%) Data Analysis
13 118 (11.30%) Data Mining
14 113 (10.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 110 (10.54%) Data Modelling
16 95 (9.10%) SQL Server
17 94 (9.00%) Data Management
18 93 (8.91%) Retail
19 90 (8.62%) SPSS
20 89 (8.52%) UNIX
21 82 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
22 79 (7.57%) Degree
23 73 (6.99%) Hadoop
24 70 (6.70%) VBA
25 69 (6.61%) Microsoft
26 68 (6.51%) Statistics
27 66 (6.32%) Teradata
27 66 (6.32%) Linux
28 65 (6.23%) MS Excel
28 65 (6.23%) Java

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 19 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.15%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.48%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.19%) Documentum
8 2 (0.19%) CICS
9 1 (0.096%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.096%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.096%) Apache
9 1 (0.096%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.096%) nginx
9 1 (0.096%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 90 (8.62%) SPSS
2 65 (6.23%) MS Excel
3 33 (3.16%) MS Office
4 29 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.34%) MS Project
7 6 (0.57%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.48%) Stata
9 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.19%) FastStats
11 1 (0.096%) Weka
11 1 (0.096%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.82%) 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 (0.096%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.096%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.096%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.92%) Internet
2 8 (0.77%) Firewall
2 8 (0.77%) iSCSI
2 8 (0.77%) 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 (0.096%) SSH
8 1 (0.096%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.096%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.096%) VPN
8 1 (0.096%) PBX
8 1 (0.096%) WAN
8 1 (0.096%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (23.85%) Base SAS
2 176 (16.86%) Data Warehouse
3 127 (12.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 118 (11.30%) Data Mining
5 113 (10.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 95 (9.10%) SQL Server
7 73 (6.99%) Hadoop
8 59 (5.65%) OLAP
9 54 (5.17%) QlikView
10 52 (4.98%) Relational Database
11 47 (4.50%) Big Data
12 43 (4.12%) Oracle Database
13 32 (3.07%) DB2
14 27 (2.59%) Spotfire
15 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
18 19 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (1.72%) Apache Hive
20 14 (1.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (0.96%) Subversion
3 9 (0.86%) PVCS
4 6 (0.57%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.57%) ERwin
5 5 (0.48%) Maven
5 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.38%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.38%) JUnit
7 3 (0.29%) Ant
7 3 (0.29%) ProC
7 3 (0.29%) Mockito
7 3 (0.29%) Gradle
8 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.19%) JIRA
8 2 (0.19%) Selenium
8 2 (0.19%) ChangeMan
General
1 307 (29.41%) Finance
2 138 (13.22%) Marketing
3 131 (12.55%) Banking
4 93 (8.91%) Retail
5 32 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.15%) Advertising
9 12 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.67%) Games
12 6 (0.57%) Back Office
12 6 (0.57%) Legal
13 5 (0.48%) Electronics
13 5 (0.48%) Publishing
14 4 (0.38%) Automotive
15 3 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.29%) Military
15 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 372 (35.63%) Analyst
2 297 (28.45%) Developer
3 239 (22.89%) SAS Developer
4 117 (11.21%) SAS Analyst
5 106 (10.15%) Data Analyst
6 92 (8.81%) Consultant
7 81 (7.76%) Programmer
8 66 (6.32%) SAS Programmer
9 53 (5.08%) SAS Consultant
10 52 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
11 50 (4.79%) Business Analyst
12 37 (3.54%) Administrator
13 36 (3.45%) Insight Analyst
14 35 (3.35%) Architect
15 34 (3.26%) SAS Administrator
16 31 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 30 (2.87%) MI Analyst
18 24 (2.30%) SAS BI Developer
19 23 (2.20%) SQL Developer
20 22 (2.11%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.68%) .NET
2 21 (2.01%) MapReduce
3 16 (1.53%) Web Services
3 16 (1.53%) XML
4 6 (0.57%) HTML
5 5 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.38%) Middleware
6 4 (0.38%) jQuery
7 3 (0.29%) Guice
7 3 (0.29%) REST
7 3 (0.29%) Spring
7 3 (0.29%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.29%) CSS
7 3 (0.29%) EDI
7 3 (0.29%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.19%) ISPF
8 2 (0.19%) MDX
8 2 (0.19%) GWT
9 1 (0.096%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.096%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.51%) Statistics
2 62 (5.94%) Mathematics
3 50 (4.79%) Data Integration
4 45 (4.31%) Visualisation
5 43 (4.12%) Credit Risk
6 27 (2.59%) Mainframe
7 21 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.82%) Data Extraction
9 18 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.53%) Economics
11 10 (0.96%) Physics
12 9 (0.86%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.86%) FMCG
13 8 (0.77%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.77%) NHS
14 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.48%) EMV
15 5 (0.48%) DTV
15 5 (0.48%) Clustering
15 5 (0.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.52%) UNIX
2 66 (6.32%) Linux
3 31 (2.97%) Windows
4 13 (1.25%) 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 (0.096%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.096%) Solaris
9 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.096%) MVS
9 1 (0.096%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (30.27%) Business Intelligence
2 280 (26.82%) Analytics
3 140 (13.41%) ETL
4 126 (12.07%) Data Analysis
5 110 (10.54%) Data Modelling
6 94 (9.00%) Data Management
7 82 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (5.75%) Predictive Modelling
9 55 (5.27%) Business Analysis
10 54 (5.17%) Project Management
11 50 (4.79%) Statistical Modelling
12 40 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (3.74%) Migration
14 38 (3.64%) Data Analytics
15 37 (3.54%) Customer Insight
16 34 (3.26%) CRM
17 33 (3.16%) Dimensional Modelling
18 30 (2.87%) Statistical Analysis
19 26 (2.49%) ITIL
19 26 (2.49%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 390 (37.36%) SQL
2 70 (6.70%) VBA
3 65 (6.23%) Java
3 65 (6.23%) PL/SQL
4 51 (4.89%) SAS Macro
5 50 (4.79%) R
6 22 (2.11%) Python
7 21 (2.01%) C
7 21 (2.01%) C++
8 20 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 13 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.05%) C#
11 10 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.86%) COBOL
12 9 (0.86%) PL/1
13 7 (0.67%) Ruby
13 7 (0.67%) VB
14 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (7.57%) Degree
2 29 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.05%) SAS Certification
5 10 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.86%) MCSE
6 9 (0.86%) PhD
7 7 (0.67%) ISEB
8 6 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.57%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.48%) CCA
9 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.38%) CISA
10 4 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.38%) CISSP
10 4 (0.38%) CRISC
11 3 (0.29%) CISM
11 3 (0.29%) PMP
11 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.92%) CDISC
3 11 (1.05%) QA
4 5 (0.48%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) Basel III
5 3 (0.29%) FATCA
6 1 (0.096%) EMIR
6 1 (0.096%) COREP
6 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.096%) Basel II
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.096%) WCAG
6 1 (0.096%) MiFID
6 1 (0.096%) HL7
6 1 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.096%) GCP
6 1 (0.096%) 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
4 2 (0.19%) Samba
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.096%) HDFS
5 1 (0.096%) NFS
5 1 (0.096%) qmail
5 1 (0.096%) XenApp
5 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.096%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.096%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.48%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.19%) SCOM
3 2 (0.19%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.19%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.19%) Nagios
3 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.096%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.096%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.096%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.096%) WSUS
4 1 (0.096%) SCCM
4 1 (0.096%) MOM
4 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.096%) Control-M
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.096%) Ambari
4 1 (0.096%) Oozie
Vendors
1 202 (19.35%) Oracle
2 69 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 66 (6.32%) Teradata
4 63 (6.03%) Business Objects
5 51 (4.89%) SAP
5 51 (4.89%) Tableau
6 32 (3.07%) Cognos
7 24 (2.30%) Informatica
7 24 (2.30%) Ab Initio
8 19 (1.82%) JDA
8 19 (1.82%) Omniture
9 18 (1.72%) Google
10 16 (1.53%) Netezza
11 14 (1.34%) DataFlux
11 14 (1.34%) JBoss
12 11 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (1.05%) IBM
12 11 (1.05%) Talend
13 10 (0.96%) Adobe
13 10 (0.96%) HP
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