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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 199 249 160
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -89
Contract jobs citing SAS 550 383 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.79% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.90% 4.51% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 236 435
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.96 £59.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.17% +555.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 255 £420 -1.29% 127
South East +42 73 £319 -25.00% 18
South West -16 56 £400 +2.56% 18
Yorkshire +32 54 £435 -3.33% 36
East of England +18 46 £363 -29.44% 10
West Midlands -2 23 £395 +12.85% 18
East Midlands +16 16 £425 - 8
North West -17 15 £475 +35.71% 22
North East -25 11 £363 -9.37% 6
Midlands -3 2 £350 -3.44%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 424 (41.98%) SQL
2 320 (31.68%) Finance
3 257 (25.45%) Analytics
4 247 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
5 232 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
6 204 (20.20%) Base SAS
7 182 (18.02%) Oracle
8 174 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
9 146 (14.46%) Banking
10 144 (14.26%) Data Analysis
11 137 (13.56%) Marketing
12 135 (13.37%) ETL
13 111 (10.99%) Retail
14 107 (10.59%) Data Modelling
15 102 (10.10%) SPSS
16 100 (9.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 99 (9.80%) SQL Server
18 96 (9.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
19 92 (9.11%) Microsoft
20 88 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
21 86 (8.51%) MS Excel
21 86 (8.51%) Data Management
22 74 (7.33%) Data Mining
23 70 (6.93%) VBA
24 69 (6.83%) PL/SQL
24 69 (6.83%) Hadoop
25 68 (6.73%) UNIX
26 66 (6.53%) QlikView
27 65 (6.44%) Business Analysis
28 64 (6.34%) Teradata

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.50%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.30%) Documentum
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.20%) CICS
7 2 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.099%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.099%) nginx
8 1 (0.099%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.099%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 102 (10.10%) SPSS
2 86 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 46 (4.55%) MS Office
4 22 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.49%) MS Project
7 9 (0.89%) Mathematica
8 8 (0.79%) FastStats
9 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.30%) Stata
11 1 (0.099%) Weka
11 1 (0.099%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.88%) Oracle Retail
2 18 (1.78%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.50%) BASE24
3 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.099%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.099%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.099%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.099%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.89%) iSCSI
1 9 (0.89%) Internet
2 8 (0.79%) SAN
2 8 (0.79%) Firewall
3 6 (0.59%) NAS
4 5 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (0.40%) DNS
5 4 (0.40%) LAN
5 4 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.30%) DHCP
6 3 (0.30%) WAN
7 2 (0.20%) VLAN
7 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.099%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.099%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.099%) VPN
8 1 (0.099%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.099%) SSL
8 1 (0.099%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (20.20%) Base SAS
2 174 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (9.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 99 (9.80%) SQL Server
5 96 (9.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 74 (7.33%) Data Mining
7 69 (6.83%) Hadoop
8 66 (6.53%) QlikView
9 45 (4.46%) Oracle Database
9 45 (4.46%) Big Data
10 39 (3.86%) Relational Database
11 37 (3.66%) OLAP
12 33 (3.27%) Spotfire
13 31 (3.07%) DB2
14 26 (2.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 22 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
19 11 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (1.19%) PVCS
2 9 (0.89%) Maven
3 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.40%) Subversion
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.40%) ERwin
5 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.30%) Hudson
6 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.20%) ChangeMan
7 2 (0.20%) JIRA
7 2 (0.20%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.099%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.099%) SoapUI
General
1 320 (31.68%) Finance
2 146 (14.46%) Banking
3 137 (13.56%) Marketing
4 111 (10.99%) Retail
5 25 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.78%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.19%) Publishing
11 10 (0.99%) Advertising
12 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.50%) Electronics
13 5 (0.50%) Legal
13 5 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.30%) Front Office
14 3 (0.30%) Military
14 3 (0.30%) Games
14 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 386 (38.22%) Analyst
2 271 (26.83%) Developer
3 199 (19.70%) SAS Developer
4 118 (11.68%) Data Analyst
5 111 (10.99%) SAS Analyst
6 104 (10.30%) Consultant
7 74 (7.33%) Business Analyst
8 66 (6.53%) SAS Consultant
9 63 (6.24%) Programmer
10 60 (5.94%) SAS Programmer
11 48 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
12 46 (4.55%) Insight Analyst
13 43 (4.26%) Architect
14 28 (2.77%) Administrator
15 27 (2.67%) SQL Developer
16 26 (2.57%) SAS Administrator
17 25 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 25 (2.48%) Project Manager
18 24 (2.38%) MI Analyst
19 19 (1.88%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.98%) XML
2 18 (1.78%) .NET
3 15 (1.49%) HTML
4 8 (0.79%) Middleware
4 8 (0.79%) HTML5
5 6 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.40%) Web Services
7 2 (0.20%) MDX
7 2 (0.20%) ISPF
7 2 (0.20%) EDI
7 2 (0.20%) REST
7 2 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.099%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.099%) Kafka
8 1 (0.099%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.099%) FpML
8 1 (0.099%) OLE
8 1 (0.099%) CSS
8 1 (0.099%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 232 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.04%) Data Integration
3 59 (5.84%) Statistics
4 57 (5.64%) Visualisation
5 55 (5.45%) Mathematics
6 54 (5.35%) Credit Risk
7 28 (2.77%) Mainframe
8 19 (1.88%) Data Extraction
9 18 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.39%) Economics
11 14 (1.39%) User Experience
12 8 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.69%) Clustering
14 6 (0.59%) Applied Mathematics
15 5 (0.50%) FMCG
15 5 (0.50%) EMV
15 5 (0.50%) DTV
15 5 (0.50%) APACS
15 5 (0.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 68 (6.73%) UNIX
2 61 (6.04%) Linux
3 43 (4.26%) Windows
4 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.50%) AIX
5 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.20%) zOS
7 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.099%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (25.45%) Analytics
2 247 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
3 144 (14.26%) Data Analysis
4 135 (13.37%) ETL
5 107 (10.59%) Data Modelling
6 88 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (8.51%) Data Management
8 65 (6.44%) Business Analysis
9 61 (6.04%) Project Management
10 53 (5.25%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (4.95%) Migration
12 47 (4.65%) Statistical Modelling
13 44 (4.36%) Customer Insight
14 40 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (3.47%) Data Analytics
16 32 (3.17%) Statistical Analysis
17 29 (2.87%) Propensity Modelling
18 28 (2.77%) Visual Analytics
19 26 (2.57%) Dimensional Modelling
20 25 (2.48%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 424 (41.98%) SQL
2 70 (6.93%) VBA
3 69 (6.83%) PL/SQL
4 56 (5.54%) SAS Macro
5 45 (4.46%) R
6 37 (3.66%) Java
7 18 (1.78%) MATLAB
8 17 (1.68%) Python
9 10 (0.99%) VB
9 10 (0.99%) C
10 8 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.59%) C++
13 4 (0.40%) C#
13 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.30%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.30%) Ruby
14 3 (0.30%) Jython
15 2 (0.20%) REXX
16 1 (0.099%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (6.24%) Degree
2 25 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.38%) SAS Certification
4 10 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.79%) ISEB
6 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.50%) CCA
6 5 (0.50%) PhD
6 5 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.40%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (0.40%) CISSP
7 4 (0.40%) CISA
7 4 (0.40%) CRISC
7 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) CISM
8 3 (0.30%) MCSE
9 2 (0.20%) HNC
9 2 (0.20%) HND
9 2 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.57%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.28%) CDISC
3 13 (1.29%) QA
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) Basel III
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) GCP
6 2 (0.20%) FATCA
7 1 (0.099%) EMIR
7 1 (0.099%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.099%) COREP
7 1 (0.099%) FINREP
7 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.099%) Basel II
7 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.099%) GxP
7 1 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.099%) MiFID
7 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.50%) RACF
3 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.30%) Cronacle
5 2 (0.20%) vCloud
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.099%) qmail
6 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.099%) HDFS
6 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.099%) Samba
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (1.39%) Nagios
2 12 (1.19%) Hyperic
2 12 (1.19%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.099%) Ambari
6 1 (0.099%) Oozie
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.099%) Control-M
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.099%) WSUS
6 1 (0.099%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.099%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 182 (18.02%) Oracle
2 92 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 64 (6.34%) Teradata
4 57 (5.64%) Tableau
5 52 (5.15%) Business Objects
6 46 (4.55%) SAP
7 36 (3.56%) Cognos
7 36 (3.56%) Informatica
8 25 (2.48%) Ab Initio
9 20 (1.98%) Omniture
10 19 (1.88%) JDA
11 18 (1.78%) Google
12 17 (1.68%) VMware
13 13 (1.29%) Cisco
13 13 (1.29%) DataFlux
14 11 (1.09%) Palantir
15 10 (0.99%) Casewise
15 10 (0.99%) IBM
15 10 (0.99%) Adobe
16 9 (0.89%) HP
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