The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 189 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SAS 580 431 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.00% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.54% 5.70% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 259 390
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £26.25 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £49.88 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 303 £450 +12.50% 115
South East -14 59 £350 -9.67% 24
South West -11 44 £375 -6.25% 42
North East - 44 £375 - 3
West Midlands +8 35 £450 +19.60% 6
North West -8 29 £413 +55.66% 37
Yorkshire -4 28 £395 -1.25% 30
East of England -10 19 £350 +7.69% 5
East Midlands - 8 £438 - 13
Midlands - - - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 333 (34.40%) SQL
2 290 (29.96%) Business Intelligence
3 271 (28.00%) Finance
4 262 (27.07%) Base SAS
5 203 (20.97%) Analytics
6 183 (18.90%) Oracle
7 169 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
8 151 (15.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 145 (14.98%) ETL
10 120 (12.40%) Banking
11 115 (11.88%) Marketing
12 114 (11.78%) UNIX
13 113 (11.67%) Data Mining
14 96 (9.92%) Data Modelling
15 77 (7.95%) Data Analysis
15 77 (7.95%) SPSS
16 76 (7.85%) OLAP
17 74 (7.64%) Retail
17 74 (7.64%) Data Management
18 68 (7.02%) Predictive Modelling
19 67 (6.92%) Teradata
20 62 (6.40%) SQL Server
21 61 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
22 59 (6.10%) Degree
23 58 (5.99%) Java
24 53 (5.48%) Business Objects
24 53 (5.48%) Linux
24 53 (5.48%) Migration
25 52 (5.37%) Mathematics
25 52 (5.37%) Data Integration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.65%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 14 (1.45%) IIS
4 10 (1.03%) Apache Pig
5 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.52%) Apache
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.31%) CICS
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.10%) Lync
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 77 (7.95%) SPSS
2 46 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.17%) MS Office
5 8 (0.83%) MS Project
6 7 (0.72%) FastStats
7 4 (0.41%) Stata
8 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) Weka
9 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.10%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
2 11 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.48%) Internet
2 13 (1.34%) LDAP
3 12 (1.24%) SSL
4 11 (1.14%) X.509
5 9 (0.93%) Intranet
6 8 (0.83%) NAS
7 7 (0.72%) Firewall
8 6 (0.62%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.31%) SAN
9 3 (0.31%) LAN
10 2 (0.21%) SMS
10 2 (0.21%) FTP
10 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.10%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.10%) WAN
11 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (27.07%) Base SAS
2 169 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
3 151 (15.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 113 (11.67%) Data Mining
5 76 (7.85%) OLAP
6 62 (6.40%) SQL Server
7 48 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 42 (4.34%) Oracle Database
9 31 (3.20%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.58%) QlikView
11 22 (2.27%) Big Data
12 20 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (2.07%) DB2
13 18 (1.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 15 (1.55%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.34%) Spotfire
16 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (1.14%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.86%) Subversion
2 11 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.14%) Gradle
2 11 (1.14%) Ant
2 11 (1.14%) Maven
3 10 (1.03%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.83%) JUnit
4 8 (0.83%) Mockito
5 7 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.62%) ERwin
7 4 (0.41%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.21%) JIRA
9 2 (0.21%) Selenium
9 2 (0.21%) ProC
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.21%) Toad
9 2 (0.21%) Trac
9 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 271 (28.00%) Finance
2 120 (12.40%) Banking
3 115 (11.88%) Marketing
4 74 (7.64%) Retail
5 37 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 25 (2.58%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.03%) Legal
8 10 (1.03%) Advertising
9 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.62%) Back Office
11 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.41%) Games
12 3 (0.31%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Front Office
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Military
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 332 (34.30%) Analyst
2 285 (29.44%) Developer
3 248 (25.62%) SAS Developer
4 122 (12.60%) SAS Analyst
5 82 (8.47%) Consultant
6 78 (8.06%) Data Analyst
7 76 (7.85%) Programmer
8 64 (6.61%) SAS Programmer
9 54 (5.58%) SAS Consultant
10 48 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
11 43 (4.44%) Architect
12 37 (3.82%) Business Analyst
13 34 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 32 (3.31%) Administrator
14 32 (3.31%) SAS BI Developer
15 31 (3.20%) SAS Administrator
16 27 (2.79%) MI Analyst
16 27 (2.79%) Designer
17 23 (2.38%) Data Manager
17 23 (2.38%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.79%) .NET
2 26 (2.69%) Web Services
3 23 (2.38%) XML
4 14 (1.45%) CSS
5 13 (1.34%) MapReduce
5 13 (1.34%) Spring
6 11 (1.14%) SAML
6 11 (1.14%) Spring MVC
6 11 (1.14%) jQuery
7 10 (1.03%) XML Schema
8 9 (0.93%) Middleware
9 8 (0.83%) Guice
10 7 (0.72%) HTML
11 6 (0.62%) REST
12 3 (0.31%) EDI
13 2 (0.21%) JSON
13 2 (0.21%) GWT
13 2 (0.21%) Ajax
13 2 (0.21%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.37%) Mathematics
1 52 (5.37%) Data Integration
2 39 (4.03%) Credit Risk
3 37 (3.82%) Visualisation
4 35 (3.62%) Statistics
5 25 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.96%) Economics
8 18 (1.86%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.55%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.03%) Physics
10 10 (1.03%) Reference Data
11 9 (0.93%) Machine Learning
12 8 (0.83%) NHS
12 8 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.72%) FMCG
13 7 (0.72%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.62%) Clustering
15 4 (0.41%) Social Network
15 4 (0.41%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.78%) UNIX
2 53 (5.48%) Linux
3 43 (4.44%) Windows
4 17 (1.76%) AIX
5 6 (0.62%) zOS
5 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.41%) HPUX
8 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.21%) MVS
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (29.96%) Business Intelligence
2 203 (20.97%) Analytics
3 145 (14.98%) ETL
4 96 (9.92%) Data Modelling
5 77 (7.95%) Data Analysis
6 74 (7.64%) Data Management
7 68 (7.02%) Predictive Modelling
8 61 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (5.48%) Migration
10 38 (3.93%) CRM
11 35 (3.62%) Configuration Management
11 35 (3.62%) ITIL
12 34 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (3.10%) Business Analysis
13 30 (3.10%) Dimensional Modelling
13 30 (3.10%) Customer Insight
13 30 (3.10%) Statistical Modelling
14 27 (2.79%) System Testing
15 25 (2.58%) Change Management
15 25 (2.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 333 (34.40%) SQL
2 58 (5.99%) Java
3 48 (4.96%) SAS Macro
4 47 (4.86%) VBA
5 44 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 44 (4.55%) R
6 22 (2.27%) C++
7 20 (2.07%) C
7 20 (2.07%) Python
8 15 (1.55%) MATLAB
8 15 (1.55%) C#
9 14 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.34%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.93%) PL/1
11 9 (0.93%) COBOL
11 9 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.52%) REXX
14 4 (0.41%) Ruby
14 4 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (6.10%) Degree
2 35 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.45%) SAS Certification
4 14 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.03%) MCSE
7 9 (0.93%) PhD
8 6 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.62%) ISEB
8 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.52%) CCA
9 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.31%) PMP
11 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.31%) MCITP
12 2 (0.21%) CFA
13 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.34%) CDISC
3 11 (1.14%) QA
4 6 (0.62%) SLA
5 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.31%) FATCA
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) Basel III
7 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.10%) GCP
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) Basel II
7 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.52%) VMware Server
3 4 (0.41%) RACF
4 2 (0.21%) Cronacle
4 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) Samba
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.52%) MOM
2 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.21%) SCOM
4 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.10%) SCCM
5 1 (0.10%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 183 (18.90%) Oracle
2 67 (6.92%) Teradata
3 53 (5.48%) Business Objects
4 50 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 33 (3.41%) SAP
6 26 (2.69%) Tableau
7 24 (2.48%) Informatica
8 22 (2.27%) Cognos
9 19 (1.96%) Netezza
10 18 (1.86%) IBM
11 16 (1.65%) DataFlux
12 15 (1.55%) Ab Initio
12 15 (1.55%) JBoss
13 13 (1.34%) JDA
14 12 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
15 10 (1.03%) Citrix
16 9 (0.93%) VMware
16 9 (0.93%) Curam
17 8 (0.83%) Minitab
17 8 (0.83%) HP
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £415 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago