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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 202 223 201
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing SAS 568 464 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 0.95% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 5.32% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 306 254
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +80.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +130.76%
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
9377 8717 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.41% 17.88% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5329 4507
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 339 413
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 June 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 30 June 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 -13 228 £425 - 137
Yorkshire +58 117 £425 +0.29% 33
South East -33 58 £450 +18.42% 27
North West +11 44 £475 +15.15% 25
South West +2 39 £400 +14.28% 32
West Midlands +11 30 £400 +5.26% 22
North East -27 25 £445 +18.66% 5
East of England -1 11 £523 +37.04% 9
East Midlands -3 11 £475 +18.75% 10
Midlands -3 3 £513 +41.51% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 413 (38.49%) Finance
2 354 (32.99%) SQL
3 255 (23.77%) Base SAS
4 244 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
5 239 (22.27%) Analytics
6 232 (21.62%) ETL
7 222 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 220 (20.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 182 (16.96%) Banking
10 175 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
11 168 (15.66%) Oracle
12 167 (15.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 151 (14.07%) Data Modelling
14 140 (13.05%) Data Analysis
15 124 (11.56%) UNIX
16 119 (11.09%) Marketing
17 114 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 107 (9.97%) Business Objects
19 87 (8.11%) OLAP
19 87 (8.11%) Microsoft
20 86 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
20 86 (8.01%) Credit Risk
21 84 (7.83%) VBA
22 81 (7.55%) Project Management
23 79 (7.36%) Degree
24 77 (7.18%) Teradata
24 77 (7.18%) MS Excel
25 76 (7.08%) Retail
26 75 (6.99%) Hadoop
27 74 (6.90%) R

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (1.96%) Apache Pig
2 13 (1.21%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.93%) CICS
4 10 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.84%) IIS
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (0.47%) Apache
8 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.093%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.093%) JBoss
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.093%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.093%) Confluence
Applications
1 77 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 73 (6.80%) SPSS
3 40 (3.73%) MS Office
4 39 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.93%) MS Project
7 9 (0.84%) Shockwave
8 7 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.093%) Stata
10 1 (0.093%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.093%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) Unica
2 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.19%) BASE24
5 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.093%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.093%) HFM
6 1 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.093%) Unica Affinium
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.47%) PaaS
4 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.19%) Office 365
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.56%) SNA
1 6 (0.56%) Intranet
1 6 (0.56%) Internet
2 3 (0.28%) SMS
3 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.19%) Broadband
3 2 (0.19%) SAN
3 2 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.093%) SSH
4 1 (0.093%) VLAN
4 1 (0.093%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.093%) DNS
4 1 (0.093%) SSL
4 1 (0.093%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.093%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.093%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (23.77%) Base SAS
2 222 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 220 (20.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 167 (15.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 87 (8.11%) OLAP
6 75 (6.99%) Hadoop
7 71 (6.62%) SQL Server
8 59 (5.50%) Oracle Database
9 57 (5.31%) Data Mining
10 55 (5.13%) Big Data
11 54 (5.03%) OLAP Cube
12 49 (4.57%) Relational Database
13 41 (3.82%) QlikView
14 28 (2.61%) Apache Hive
15 27 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (2.33%) MS Access
17 24 (2.24%) DB2
18 23 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (2.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
20 16 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.12%) ERwin
2 11 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.84%) Toad
4 7 (0.65%) CA Gen
5 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.47%) ProC
6 4 (0.37%) Subversion
6 4 (0.37%) JIRA
6 4 (0.37%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.19%) gulp
7 2 (0.19%) Grunt
7 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.093%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.093%) Maven
8 1 (0.093%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.093%) JUnit
8 1 (0.093%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.093%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.093%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 413 (38.49%) Finance
2 182 (16.96%) Banking
3 119 (11.09%) Marketing
4 76 (7.08%) Retail
5 42 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.21%) Games
9 12 (1.12%) Advertising
10 8 (0.75%) Publishing
11 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.47%) Legal
12 5 (0.47%) Billing
12 5 (0.47%) Interactive Media
13 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.28%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (32.25%) Analyst
2 329 (30.66%) Developer
3 210 (19.57%) SAS Developer
4 116 (10.81%) Data Analyst
5 102 (9.51%) SAS Analyst
6 97 (9.04%) Consultant
7 76 (7.08%) SAS Consultant
8 59 (5.50%) Architect
9 57 (5.31%) Business Analyst
10 49 (4.57%) Programmer
11 43 (4.01%) Insight Analyst
12 36 (3.36%) Administrator
13 35 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.89%) Data Scientist
15 29 (2.70%) SAS Programmer
16 28 (2.61%) Data Architect
17 27 (2.52%) Project Manager
17 27 (2.52%) Lead Developer
18 24 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 24 (2.24%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.08%) Web Services
2 29 (2.70%) .NET
3 25 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (2.33%) HTML
4 24 (2.24%) XML
5 16 (1.49%) HTML5
6 13 (1.21%) J2EE
7 9 (0.84%) Flash
7 9 (0.84%) Middleware
8 8 (0.75%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 7 (0.65%) CSS
10 6 (0.56%) SAP XI
11 4 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.37%) D3.js
11 4 (0.37%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.28%) MLlib
12 3 (0.28%) LESS
12 3 (0.28%) CSS3
12 3 (0.28%) SciPy
12 3 (0.28%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 175 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (8.01%) Credit Risk
3 62 (5.78%) Data Integration
4 50 (4.66%) Statistics
5 48 (4.47%) Visualisation
6 35 (3.26%) Mathematics
7 34 (3.17%) Mainframe
8 30 (2.80%) Data Extraction
9 28 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 26 (2.42%) Computer Science
11 23 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.96%) Algorithms
13 19 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (0.93%) Physics
15 9 (0.84%) Flash Games
15 9 (0.84%) Replication
15 9 (0.84%) NHS
16 8 (0.75%) Oracle Exalytics
17 7 (0.65%) Private Cloud
17 7 (0.65%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 124 (11.56%) UNIX
2 63 (5.87%) Windows
3 40 (3.73%) Linux
4 13 (1.21%) AIX
5 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.75%) Solaris
8 4 (0.37%) HPUX
9 3 (0.28%) zOS
10 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.093%) MVS
11 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.093%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
2 239 (22.27%) Analytics
3 232 (21.62%) ETL
4 151 (14.07%) Data Modelling
5 140 (13.05%) Data Analysis
6 114 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (7.55%) Project Management
9 73 (6.80%) Migration
10 62 (5.78%) Data Management
11 54 (5.03%) Business Analysis
12 49 (4.57%) Statistical Modelling
13 46 (4.29%) Validation
14 43 (4.01%) SDLC
15 40 (3.73%) CRM
16 39 (3.63%) Customer Insight
17 37 (3.45%) Mentoring
18 34 (3.17%) Propensity Modelling
19 32 (2.98%) Performance Tuning
19 32 (2.98%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 354 (32.99%) SQL
2 84 (7.83%) VBA
3 74 (6.90%) R
4 62 (5.78%) Java
5 60 (5.59%) SAS Macro
6 54 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 41 (3.82%) Python
8 24 (2.24%) C#
8 24 (2.24%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.14%) VB
10 21 (1.96%) MATLAB
11 18 (1.68%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.30%) Perl
13 11 (1.03%) C++
13 11 (1.03%) C
13 11 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.75%) REXX
14 8 (0.75%) COBOL
14 8 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (7.36%) Degree
2 34 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.21%) SAS Certification
5 12 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (0.56%) PhD
7 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.47%) MCSE
7 5 (0.47%) MCITP
8 4 (0.37%) HNC
8 4 (0.37%) HND
9 3 (0.28%) ISEB
9 3 (0.28%) PMP
9 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.24%) QA
3 13 (1.21%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.12%) Basel II
5 10 (0.93%) SLA
6 6 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.47%) CDISC
8 4 (0.37%) GCP
9 3 (0.28%) Basel III
9 3 (0.28%) COREP
9 3 (0.28%) FINREP
9 3 (0.28%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.093%) CRD IV
System Software
1 14 (1.30%) HDFS
2 11 (1.03%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.093%) Firmware
4 1 (0.093%) RACF
4 1 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.093%) vSphere
4 1 (0.093%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.47%) Graphite
3 4 (0.37%) Oozie
4 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.093%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.093%) Nagios
5 1 (0.093%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.093%) SCCM
5 1 (0.093%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 168 (15.66%) Oracle
2 107 (9.97%) Business Objects
3 87 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 77 (7.18%) Teradata
5 61 (5.68%) Informatica
6 42 (3.91%) SAP
6 42 (3.91%) Cognos
7 40 (3.73%) Tableau
8 36 (3.36%) IBM
9 23 (2.14%) Netezza
10 21 (1.96%) Greenplum
11 18 (1.68%) Adobe
12 16 (1.49%) Ab Initio
13 13 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.21%) Google
14 12 (1.12%) DataFlux
14 12 (1.12%) Cloudera
15 11 (1.03%) Pega
16 7 (0.65%) webMethods
16 7 (0.65%) Hyperion
London
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Rate: £350 - £550 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago