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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 198 231 208
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Contract jobs citing SAS 498 376 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.10% 4.76% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 243 276
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £369
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £46.25 £50.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
8161 7900 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.72% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5179 4784 4350
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 305 407
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.29 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 +15 202 £425 - 120
Yorkshire +51 96 £463 +23.33% 45
South East +10 72 £400 +14.28% 70
North West +26 55 £410 +17.14% 23
South West -20 39 £450 +5.88% 42
North East -5 13 £440 -5.37% 6
East of England +2 10 £330 -13.44% 8
East Midlands +23 7 £463 - 9
West Midlands -3 5 £475 +18.75% 10
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 427 (40.02%) SQL
2 364 (34.11%) Finance
3 262 (24.55%) Base SAS
4 242 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
5 231 (21.65%) Analytics
6 227 (21.27%) ETL
7 223 (20.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 206 (19.31%) Oracle
9 201 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
10 195 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
11 185 (17.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 150 (14.06%) Banking
13 131 (12.28%) Marketing
14 124 (11.62%) Data Modelling
15 111 (10.40%) Data Analysis
16 95 (8.90%) Retail
17 89 (8.34%) SPSS
18 82 (7.69%) UNIX
19 80 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 78 (7.31%) Credit Risk
21 77 (7.22%) Microsoft
22 75 (7.03%) Degree
22 75 (7.03%) Oracle Database
23 74 (6.94%) OLAP
24 72 (6.75%) PL/SQL
25 71 (6.65%) Data Management
26 68 (6.37%) Informatica
27 65 (6.09%) Teradata
28 61 (5.72%) SQL Server
28 61 (5.72%) VBA

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (1.12%) CICS
2 10 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 8 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.47%) Confluence
6 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.094%) Node.js
7 1 (0.094%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.094%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.094%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.094%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.094%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle 9iAS
7 1 (0.094%) Documentum
Applications
1 89 (8.34%) SPSS
2 55 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 39 (3.66%) MS Office
4 14 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.94%) MS Project
7 9 (0.84%) Shockwave
8 4 (0.37%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.37%) FastStats
9 2 (0.19%) Stata
10 1 (0.094%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.31%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.22%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.19%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.094%) Summit
6 1 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.094%) Unica Affinium
6 1 (0.094%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.094%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.84%) SAN
2 8 (0.75%) FTP
2 8 (0.75%) Telnet
3 5 (0.47%) iSCSI
3 5 (0.47%) NAS
3 5 (0.47%) DNS
3 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.47%) DHCP
4 4 (0.37%) VoIP
4 4 (0.37%) WAN
4 4 (0.37%) Firewall
4 4 (0.37%) VLAN
4 4 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.28%) LAN
5 3 (0.28%) SMS
6 2 (0.19%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (24.55%) Base SAS
2 223 (20.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 195 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
4 185 (17.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 75 (7.03%) Oracle Database
6 74 (6.94%) OLAP
7 61 (5.72%) SQL Server
8 57 (5.34%) QlikView
9 54 (5.06%) DB2
9 54 (5.06%) Data Mining
10 52 (4.87%) Hadoop
11 50 (4.69%) OLAP Cube
12 39 (3.66%) Big Data
13 37 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 37 (3.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 18 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (1.59%) Relational Database
16 16 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
16 16 (1.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (0.66%) PVCS
2 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.28%) Hudson
2 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.28%) ERwin
3 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.19%) Maven
4 1 (0.094%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.094%) Grunt
4 1 (0.094%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.094%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.094%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.094%) NUnit
4 1 (0.094%) JIRA
4 1 (0.094%) ProC
General
1 364 (34.11%) Finance
2 150 (14.06%) Banking
3 131 (12.28%) Marketing
4 95 (8.90%) Retail
5 25 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (2.16%) Retail Banking
7 18 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.03%) Games
10 11 (1.03%) Publishing
11 7 (0.66%) Legal
12 6 (0.56%) Advertising
12 6 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.47%) Billing
13 5 (0.47%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.28%) Back Office
16 2 (0.19%) Electronics
17 1 (0.094%) Law
Job Titles
1 345 (32.33%) Analyst
2 299 (28.02%) Developer
3 222 (20.81%) SAS Developer
4 120 (11.25%) Data Analyst
5 118 (11.06%) SAS Analyst
6 101 (9.47%) Consultant
7 77 (7.22%) SAS Consultant
8 72 (6.75%) Programmer
9 59 (5.53%) Architect
10 51 (4.78%) SAS Programmer
10 51 (4.78%) Business Analyst
11 40 (3.75%) Insight Analyst
12 39 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (2.16%) SQL Developer
13 23 (2.16%) Data Modeller
14 20 (1.87%) Technical Leader
14 20 (1.87%) MI Analyst
14 20 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (1.78%) Data Scientist
16 18 (1.69%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.72%) Web Services
2 23 (2.16%) HTML
3 20 (1.87%) HTML5
4 17 (1.59%) XML
5 16 (1.50%) .NET
6 14 (1.31%) ODBC
7 10 (0.94%) Middleware
8 9 (0.84%) Flash
9 3 (0.28%) D3.js
9 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.28%) jQuery
10 2 (0.19%) XHTML
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.19%) Raphaël
11 1 (0.094%) REST
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 1 (0.094%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.094%) Lucene
11 1 (0.094%) MDX
11 1 (0.094%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (7.31%) Credit Risk
3 51 (4.78%) Statistics
4 50 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 47 (4.40%) Data Integration
6 46 (4.31%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.75%) Algorithms
8 38 (3.56%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.16%) Mainframe
10 21 (1.97%) Data Extraction
10 21 (1.97%) Economics
10 21 (1.97%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.12%) Applied Mathematics
12 12 (1.12%) User Experience
13 11 (1.03%) Open Source
13 11 (1.03%) Social Network
14 9 (0.84%) Flash Games
14 9 (0.84%) FMCG
15 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.69%) UNIX
2 59 (5.53%) Windows
3 24 (2.25%) Linux
4 9 (0.84%) Solaris
4 9 (0.84%) AIX
5 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.28%) HPUX
7 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.094%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
2 231 (21.65%) Analytics
3 227 (21.27%) ETL
4 124 (11.62%) Data Modelling
5 111 (10.40%) Data Analysis
6 80 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (6.65%) Data Management
8 58 (5.44%) CRM
9 51 (4.78%) Migration
10 50 (4.69%) Statistical Modelling
11 49 (4.59%) Project Management
12 48 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (4.40%) Customer Insight
14 45 (4.22%) Statistical Analysis
15 41 (3.84%) Dimensional Modelling
16 38 (3.56%) Business Analysis
17 34 (3.19%) Predictive Modelling
17 34 (3.19%) Visual Analytics
18 30 (2.81%) Propensity Modelling
19 29 (2.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 427 (40.02%) SQL
2 72 (6.75%) PL/SQL
3 61 (5.72%) VBA
4 60 (5.62%) SAS Macro
5 40 (3.75%) R
6 27 (2.53%) Java
7 22 (2.06%) Python
8 19 (1.78%) VB
9 15 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.31%) COBOL
10 14 (1.31%) MATLAB
11 12 (1.12%) Assembly Language
12 8 (0.75%) C
13 6 (0.56%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.47%) C#
15 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.28%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.28%) Jython
16 3 (0.28%) Perl
17 2 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (7.03%) Degree
2 39 (3.66%) SAS Certification
3 36 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.47%) ISEB
6 5 (0.47%) MCSE
7 4 (0.37%) CCNA
7 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) PhD
9 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.094%) CBAP
10 1 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.094%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.094%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.094%) PMP
10 1 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.06%) CDISC
2 18 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.31%) QA
4 11 (1.03%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.56%) Basel II
6 4 (0.37%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) GCP
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.094%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.094%) FINREP
8 1 (0.094%) COBIT
8 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.094%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (0.84%) HDFS
1 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.56%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.37%) vCloud
5 1 (0.094%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (0.84%) Nagios
2 5 (0.47%) Hyperic
2 5 (0.47%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 206 (19.31%) Oracle
2 77 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 68 (6.37%) Informatica
4 65 (6.09%) Teradata
5 48 (4.50%) Business Objects
6 43 (4.03%) Cognos
7 41 (3.84%) Tableau
8 23 (2.16%) Ab Initio
9 21 (1.97%) Adobe
10 18 (1.69%) VMware
11 17 (1.59%) Google
11 17 (1.59%) IBM
12 14 (1.31%) SAP
13 13 (1.22%) Unica
14 11 (1.03%) DataFlux
14 11 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.03%) HP
15 9 (0.84%) Cisco
16 8 (0.75%) Siebel
16 8 (0.75%) Palantir
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