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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 200 244 160
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -84
Contract jobs citing SAS 540 376 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.78% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 4.42% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 230 432
Average daily rate
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£410 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +451.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £60.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £60.00 £31.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £10.87
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
9362 8505 9408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.75% 17.63% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5812 5198 5363
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 349 479
Average hourly rate £18.92 £19.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 30 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 30 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 30 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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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 +21 245 £425 - 112
South East +14 63 £305 -28.23% 22
Yorkshire +25 54 £438 -2.77% 42
South West -6 54 £400 +2.56% 19
East of England +28 50 £350 -6.66% 8
West Midlands -1 28 £390 +4.00% 18
East Midlands +22 20 £425 - 8
North West -16 19 £475 +35.71% 24
North East -30 8 £388 -3.12% 4
Midlands - - - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 417 (41.74%) SQL
2 335 (33.53%) Finance
3 269 (26.93%) Analytics
4 239 (23.92%) Analytical Skills
5 232 (23.22%) Business Intelligence
6 191 (19.12%) Base SAS
7 171 (17.12%) Oracle
7 171 (17.12%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (15.32%) Banking
9 147 (14.71%) Data Analysis
10 141 (14.11%) Marketing
11 133 (13.31%) ETL
12 112 (11.21%) Retail
13 102 (10.21%) SPSS
14 100 (10.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 97 (9.71%) Data Modelling
15 97 (9.71%) SQL Server
16 95 (9.51%) Microsoft
17 94 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 90 (9.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
19 89 (8.91%) Data Management
20 85 (8.51%) MS Excel
21 75 (7.51%) Data Mining
22 73 (7.31%) VBA
22 73 (7.31%) Hadoop
23 68 (6.81%) UNIX
23 68 (6.81%) Teradata
24 67 (6.71%) QlikView
25 65 (6.51%) Project Management
26 64 (6.41%) Degree

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.50%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.30%) Documentum
7 2 (0.20%) CICS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.10%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.10%) nginx
8 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 102 (10.21%) SPSS
2 85 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 47 (4.70%) MS Office
4 23 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.50%) MS Project
7 9 (0.90%) Mathematica
8 8 (0.80%) FastStats
9 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.30%) Stata
11 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.80%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
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 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.90%) Internet
1 9 (0.90%) iSCSI
2 8 (0.80%) Firewall
2 8 (0.80%) SAN
3 5 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.40%) DNS
4 4 (0.40%) LAN
5 3 (0.30%) WAN
5 3 (0.30%) DHCP
5 3 (0.30%) NAS
6 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.20%) VoIP
6 2 (0.20%) VLAN
7 1 (0.10%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.10%) LDAP
7 1 (0.10%) PBX
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (19.12%) Base SAS
2 171 (17.12%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (10.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 97 (9.71%) SQL Server
5 90 (9.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 75 (7.51%) Data Mining
7 73 (7.31%) Hadoop
8 67 (6.71%) QlikView
9 47 (4.70%) Big Data
10 38 (3.80%) Relational Database
10 38 (3.80%) OLAP
11 36 (3.60%) Oracle Database
12 34 (3.40%) Spotfire
13 31 (3.10%) DB2
14 28 (2.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 21 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
18 11 (1.10%) MS Access
18 11 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (1.30%) PVCS
2 9 (0.90%) Maven
3 6 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.40%) Subversion
6 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.30%) Hudson
7 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.20%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) ERwin
7 2 (0.20%) ChangeMan
7 2 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.10%) ProC
General
1 335 (33.53%) Finance
2 153 (15.32%) Banking
3 141 (14.11%) Marketing
4 112 (11.21%) Retail
5 27 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.90%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.20%) Publishing
11 10 (1.00%) Advertising
12 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.50%) Legal
14 5 (0.50%) Electronics
15 3 (0.30%) Front Office
15 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.30%) Games
15 3 (0.30%) Military
16 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 394 (39.44%) Analyst
2 258 (25.83%) Developer
3 187 (18.72%) SAS Developer
4 121 (12.11%) Data Analyst
5 107 (10.71%) SAS Analyst
6 96 (9.61%) Consultant
7 75 (7.51%) Business Analyst
8 60 (6.01%) SAS Consultant
9 59 (5.91%) Programmer
10 55 (5.51%) SAS Programmer
11 48 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
12 47 (4.70%) Insight Analyst
13 42 (4.20%) Architect
14 27 (2.70%) Project Manager
14 27 (2.70%) SQL Developer
14 27 (2.70%) MI Analyst
15 25 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 21 (2.10%) Administrator
16 21 (2.10%) Data Scientist
17 19 (1.90%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.10%) XML
2 18 (1.80%) .NET
3 15 (1.50%) HTML
4 8 (0.80%) Middleware
4 8 (0.80%) HTML5
5 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.30%) Web Services
7 2 (0.20%) ISPF
7 2 (0.20%) MDX
7 2 (0.20%) jQuery
7 2 (0.20%) EDI
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.10%) REST
8 1 (0.10%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.10%) Kafka
8 1 (0.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.10%) WCF
8 1 (0.10%) WF
8 1 (0.10%) FpML
8 1 (0.10%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 239 (23.92%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.21%) Statistics
3 59 (5.91%) Data Integration
4 58 (5.81%) Visualisation
5 57 (5.71%) Credit Risk
6 53 (5.31%) Mathematics
7 28 (2.80%) Mainframe
8 21 (2.10%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.90%) Data Extraction
11 17 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.60%) Economics
13 14 (1.40%) User Experience
14 8 (0.80%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.80%) Applied Mathematics
15 7 (0.70%) Clustering
16 6 (0.60%) FMCG
17 5 (0.50%) IVR
17 5 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 68 (6.81%) UNIX
2 59 (5.91%) Linux
3 46 (4.60%) Windows
4 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.20%) AIX
6 2 (0.20%) zOS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.10%) HPUX
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (26.93%) Analytics
2 232 (23.22%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (14.71%) Data Analysis
4 133 (13.31%) ETL
5 97 (9.71%) Data Modelling
6 94 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 89 (8.91%) Data Management
8 65 (6.51%) Project Management
9 64 (6.41%) Business Analysis
10 51 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (5.01%) Migration
12 47 (4.70%) Statistical Modelling
13 43 (4.30%) Customer Insight
14 41 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (3.70%) Data Analytics
16 36 (3.60%) Statistical Analysis
17 30 (3.00%) Propensity Modelling
17 30 (3.00%) Visual Analytics
18 26 (2.60%) Predictive Modelling
19 24 (2.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 417 (41.74%) SQL
2 73 (7.31%) VBA
3 58 (5.81%) PL/SQL
4 55 (5.51%) SAS Macro
5 47 (4.70%) R
6 35 (3.50%) Java
7 21 (2.10%) Python
8 18 (1.80%) MATLAB
9 13 (1.30%) VB
10 10 (1.00%) C
11 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.60%) C++
13 5 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.40%) C#
14 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.30%) Ruby
15 3 (0.30%) Jython
15 3 (0.30%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.20%) REXX
17 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (6.41%) Degree
2 22 (2.20%) SAS Certification
3 21 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.80%) ISEB
6 6 (0.60%) PhD
7 5 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.50%) CCA
7 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.40%) CRISC
8 4 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.40%) CISSP
8 4 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.40%) CISA
9 3 (0.30%) CISM
9 3 (0.30%) MCSE
10 2 (0.20%) HNC
10 2 (0.20%) HND
10 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.50%) CDISC
3 13 (1.30%) QA
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.30%) Basel III
6 2 (0.20%) Basel II
6 2 (0.20%) GCP
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) GxP
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) WCAG
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
7 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) FATCA
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.60%) 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 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.10%) Samba
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) qmail
6 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (1.40%) Nagios
2 12 (1.20%) Ganglia
2 12 (1.20%) Hyperic
3 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) Ambari
6 1 (0.10%) Oozie
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.10%) Bacula
Vendors
1 171 (17.12%) Oracle
2 95 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 68 (6.81%) Teradata
4 58 (5.81%) Tableau
5 55 (5.51%) Business Objects
6 41 (4.10%) SAP
6 41 (4.10%) Cognos
7 38 (3.80%) Informatica
8 27 (2.70%) Ab Initio
9 20 (2.00%) Omniture
10 18 (1.80%) Google
10 18 (1.80%) VMware
11 15 (1.50%) JDA
12 13 (1.30%) Cisco
12 13 (1.30%) DataFlux
13 12 (1.20%) Palantir
14 10 (1.00%) Casewise
14 10 (1.00%) IBM
14 10 (1.00%) Adobe
15 9 (0.90%) HP
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per day + Very competitive
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jarvis Recruitment
Rate: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £512 per day
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Rate: £450 per day
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