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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 205 191 208
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing SAS 542 581 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.13% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.82% 6.49% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 391 256
Average daily rate
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£445 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +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
9305 8953 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.38% 17.42% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5524 4512
Average daily rate £390 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 300 395
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -36 220 £450 - 178
Yorkshire +54 109 £425 +8.97% 56
North West +24 70 £500 +21.21% 37
South East -22 57 £400 +12.67% 56
South West +1 41 £435 +16.00% 29
West Midlands -28 20 £400 -11.11% 12
North East -22 14 £540 +44.00% 7
East Midlands +10 12 £438 - 34
East of England +4 4 - - 11
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 405 (37.33%) SQL
2 378 (34.84%) Finance
3 291 (26.82%) Base SAS
4 260 (23.96%) Analytics
5 252 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
6 224 (20.65%) ETL
7 220 (20.28%) Oracle
8 206 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
9 204 (18.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 193 (17.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 185 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
12 168 (15.48%) Data Modelling
13 163 (15.02%) Banking
14 141 (13.00%) Data Analysis
15 122 (11.24%) Marketing
16 97 (8.94%) Degree
17 94 (8.66%) Oracle Database
18 93 (8.57%) UNIX
19 88 (8.11%) OLAP
19 88 (8.11%) PL/SQL
20 82 (7.56%) Microsoft
21 81 (7.47%) Credit Risk
22 79 (7.28%) Business Objects
23 78 (7.19%) SPSS
24 77 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
25 76 (7.00%) VBA
26 74 (6.82%) Retail
27 68 (6.27%) Data Management
27 68 (6.27%) Hadoop
28 64 (5.90%) Project Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (1.94%) Apache Pig
2 16 (1.47%) CICS
3 10 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 9 (0.83%) IIS
5 8 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
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 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.092%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.092%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.092%) Node.js
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.092%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (7.19%) SPSS
2 59 (5.44%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.32%) MS Office
4 23 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.11%) MS Project
6 9 (0.83%) Shockwave
7 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.18%) Stata
10 1 (0.092%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.092%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.01%) SiteCatalyst
3 10 (0.92%) Unica
4 7 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.55%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 6 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.18%) BASE24
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.092%) Unica Affinium
9 1 (0.092%) Summit
9 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.092%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.092%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.37%) SaaS
3 4 (0.37%) PaaS
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.092%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.55%) SNA
1 6 (0.55%) Intranet
1 6 (0.55%) Internet
2 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
2 4 (0.37%) DNS
2 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.28%) SAN
3 3 (0.28%) SMS
3 3 (0.28%) DHCP
3 3 (0.28%) NAS
4 2 (0.18%) Firewall
4 2 (0.18%) VLAN
4 2 (0.18%) VoIP
5 1 (0.092%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.092%) FTP
5 1 (0.092%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (26.82%) Base SAS
2 206 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
3 204 (18.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 193 (17.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 94 (8.66%) Oracle Database
6 88 (8.11%) OLAP
7 68 (6.27%) Hadoop
8 57 (5.25%) Data Mining
9 54 (4.98%) OLAP Cube
9 54 (4.98%) Big Data
10 48 (4.42%) SQL Server
11 47 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 45 (4.15%) DB2
13 42 (3.87%) QlikView
14 34 (3.13%) Relational Database
15 30 (2.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
16 28 (2.58%) Apache Hive
17 22 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (1.75%) RDBMS
19 18 (1.66%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (1.01%) ERwin
2 6 (0.55%) ProC
2 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.37%) CA Gen
4 3 (0.28%) JIRA
4 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.092%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.092%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.092%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.092%) Grunt
6 1 (0.092%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.092%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.092%) PVCS
6 1 (0.092%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.092%) Toad
6 1 (0.092%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.092%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.092%) NUnit
6 1 (0.092%) Subversion
General
1 378 (34.84%) Finance
2 163 (15.02%) Banking
3 122 (11.24%) Marketing
4 74 (6.82%) Retail
5 38 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 16 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.11%) Games
10 8 (0.74%) Billing
11 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.55%) Advertising
12 5 (0.46%) Publishing
12 5 (0.46%) Interactive Media
13 4 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.37%) Electronics
13 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 338 (31.15%) Analyst
2 319 (29.40%) Developer
3 235 (21.66%) SAS Developer
4 126 (11.61%) Data Analyst
5 118 (10.88%) SAS Analyst
6 87 (8.02%) Consultant
7 70 (6.45%) Programmer
8 57 (5.25%) SAS Consultant
9 49 (4.52%) Architect
10 41 (3.78%) Business Analyst
11 40 (3.69%) SAS Programmer
12 39 (3.59%) Insight Analyst
13 33 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (2.49%) Administrator
15 25 (2.30%) SAS Data Analyst
16 24 (2.21%) SAS Administrator
17 23 (2.12%) Data Modeller
17 23 (2.12%) Project Manager
17 23 (2.12%) Data Scientist
18 20 (1.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.79%) Web Services
2 25 (2.30%) XML
3 16 (1.47%) HTML
4 14 (1.29%) .NET
5 13 (1.20%) HTML5
6 9 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.83%) Flash
7 8 (0.74%) J2EE
7 8 (0.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 7 (0.65%) Middleware
9 4 (0.37%) SAP XI
9 4 (0.37%) D3.js
10 3 (0.28%) REST
10 3 (0.28%) SOAP
10 3 (0.28%) EDI
11 2 (0.18%) JSON
11 2 (0.18%) Lucene
11 2 (0.18%) XSD
11 2 (0.18%) ODBC
11 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 185 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.47%) Credit Risk
3 60 (5.53%) Statistics
4 53 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 52 (4.79%) Mathematics
6 48 (4.42%) Algorithms
7 44 (4.06%) Computer Science
8 37 (3.41%) Mainframe
9 36 (3.32%) Visualisation
9 36 (3.32%) Data Extraction
10 29 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 26 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.94%) Open Source
13 19 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
14 14 (1.29%) Economics
15 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.92%) Physics
17 9 (0.83%) Social Network
17 9 (0.83%) Replication
17 9 (0.83%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 93 (8.57%) UNIX
2 55 (5.07%) Windows
3 33 (3.04%) Linux
4 11 (1.01%) AIX
5 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.83%) Solaris
7 5 (0.46%) HPUX
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) zOS
11 1 (0.092%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (23.96%) Analytics
2 252 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
3 224 (20.65%) ETL
4 168 (15.48%) Data Modelling
5 141 (13.00%) Data Analysis
6 77 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (6.27%) Data Management
8 64 (5.90%) Project Management
9 62 (5.71%) Migration
10 57 (5.25%) CRM
11 55 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (4.61%) Dimensional Modelling
13 49 (4.52%) Statistical Modelling
14 48 (4.42%) Statistical Analysis
15 45 (4.15%) Customer Insight
16 42 (3.87%) Data Security
17 41 (3.78%) Business Analysis
18 37 (3.41%) Validation
19 36 (3.32%) Visual Analytics
20 35 (3.23%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 405 (37.33%) SQL
2 88 (8.11%) PL/SQL
3 76 (7.00%) VBA
4 56 (5.16%) R
5 54 (4.98%) Java
6 39 (3.59%) SAS Macro
7 33 (3.04%) Python
8 24 (2.21%) MATLAB
9 18 (1.66%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.47%) COBOL
11 14 (1.29%) VB
12 12 (1.11%) Assembly Language
13 8 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.74%) C
14 7 (0.65%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.65%) REXX
15 5 (0.46%) C#
15 5 (0.46%) C++
15 5 (0.46%) Ruby
16 4 (0.37%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (8.94%) Degree
2 25 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.21%) SAS Certification
4 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.74%) MCSE
5 8 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (0.55%) PhD
7 5 (0.46%) MCITP
8 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.28%) ISEB
9 3 (0.28%) PMP
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.18%) CCNA
11 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.57%) QA
3 11 (1.01%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.92%) CDISC
5 4 (0.37%) Basel II
6 3 (0.28%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 2 (0.18%) GCP
7 2 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.092%) Basel III
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.092%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.092%) COREP
System Software
1 20 (1.84%) HDFS
2 15 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.092%) Firmware
6 1 (0.092%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.092%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.46%) Graphite
3 4 (0.37%) Oozie
4 2 (0.18%) vMotion
4 2 (0.18%) Nagios
4 2 (0.18%) SCCM
4 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.092%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 220 (20.28%) Oracle
2 82 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 79 (7.28%) Business Objects
4 59 (5.44%) Teradata
5 58 (5.35%) Informatica
6 37 (3.41%) Cognos
7 36 (3.32%) IBM
8 34 (3.13%) Tableau
9 32 (2.95%) SAP
10 19 (1.75%) Google
11 18 (1.66%) Adobe
12 16 (1.47%) Ab Initio
13 15 (1.38%) Netezza
14 12 (1.11%) DataFlux
14 12 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.74%) Siebel
15 8 (0.74%) Pega
16 7 (0.65%) Mantas
16 7 (0.65%) HP
17 5 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
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