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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 200 231 169
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -62
Contract jobs citing SAS 532 407 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.83% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 4.80% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 246 433
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £59.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.10% +195.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £16.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £60.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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
9151 8472 9512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.37% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5044 5499
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 361 454
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 -8 255 £425 +6.25% 105
South East +55 92 £375 -11.76% 29
Yorkshire +43 51 £425 +3.03% 35
South West -14 42 £400 +2.56% 20
East of England +5 33 £375 -42.30% 7
West Midlands +8 18 £400 -3.03% 15
North East - 14 £350 - 6
East Midlands +11 13 £400 -5.88% 11
North West -25 10 £363 +3.57% 34
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 403 (40.38%) SQL
2 298 (29.86%) Finance
3 264 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
4 261 (26.15%) Analytics
5 213 (21.34%) Base SAS
6 190 (19.04%) Oracle
7 178 (17.84%) Data Warehouse
8 136 (13.63%) Data Analysis
9 135 (13.53%) Banking
10 133 (13.33%) Marketing
11 125 (12.53%) ETL
12 110 (11.02%) Retail
13 103 (10.32%) Data Modelling
13 103 (10.32%) SQL Server
14 100 (10.02%) SPSS
15 97 (9.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 93 (9.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 89 (8.92%) Data Mining
18 86 (8.62%) Data Management
19 81 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
20 80 (8.02%) MS Excel
21 77 (7.72%) Microsoft
22 72 (7.21%) UNIX
22 72 (7.21%) PL/SQL
22 72 (7.21%) Degree
23 70 (7.01%) Hadoop
24 68 (6.81%) VBA
25 65 (6.51%) Teradata
26 64 (6.41%) Linux
27 61 (6.11%) Statistics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.70%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.30%) Documentum
7 2 (0.20%) CICS
7 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.20%) Confluence
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.10%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.10%) nginx
8 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.10%) IIS
8 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.10%) Apache
8 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (10.02%) SPSS
2 80 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.61%) MS Office
4 19 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.30%) MS Project
7 8 (0.80%) FastStats
8 6 (0.60%) Mathematica
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 19 (1.90%) Oracle Retail
2 18 (1.80%) Google Analytics
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 2 (0.20%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.00%) Internet
2 9 (0.90%) iSCSI
3 8 (0.80%) Firewall
3 8 (0.80%) SAN
4 7 (0.70%) NAS
5 5 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.40%) DNS
6 4 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.30%) LAN
7 3 (0.30%) DHCP
7 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.20%) VoIP
8 2 (0.20%) LDAP
8 2 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.10%) SSL
9 1 (0.10%) SSH
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
9 1 (0.10%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (21.34%) Base SAS
2 178 (17.84%) Data Warehouse
3 103 (10.32%) SQL Server
4 97 (9.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 93 (9.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 89 (8.92%) Data Mining
7 70 (7.01%) Hadoop
8 54 (5.41%) QlikView
9 46 (4.61%) Relational Database
10 44 (4.41%) Big Data
10 44 (4.41%) Oracle Database
10 44 (4.41%) OLAP
11 34 (3.41%) DB2
12 31 (3.11%) Spotfire
13 24 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (2.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
16 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (1.00%) PVCS
2 9 (0.90%) Maven
3 8 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (0.70%) Subversion
5 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.40%) ERwin
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.30%) ProC
7 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.20%) Toad
8 2 (0.20%) ChangeMan
8 2 (0.20%) Selenium
8 2 (0.20%) JIRA
8 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.20%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.10%) JUnit
General
1 298 (29.86%) Finance
2 135 (13.53%) Banking
3 133 (13.33%) Marketing
4 110 (11.02%) Retail
5 28 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.00%) Advertising
10 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.80%) Publishing
12 5 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) Games
13 4 (0.40%) Legal
14 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Military
14 3 (0.30%) Front Office
14 3 (0.30%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 372 (37.27%) Analyst
2 268 (26.85%) Developer
3 203 (20.34%) SAS Developer
4 116 (11.62%) Data Analyst
5 105 (10.52%) SAS Analyst
6 92 (9.22%) Consultant
7 78 (7.82%) Programmer
8 74 (7.41%) Business Analyst
9 71 (7.11%) SAS Programmer
10 55 (5.51%) SAS Consultant
11 49 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
12 40 (4.01%) Architect
12 40 (4.01%) Insight Analyst
13 35 (3.51%) Administrator
14 32 (3.21%) SAS Administrator
15 27 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 27 (2.71%) SQL Developer
16 24 (2.40%) Project Manager
16 24 (2.40%) MI Analyst
17 21 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.00%) XML
2 17 (1.70%) .NET
3 12 (1.20%) HTML
4 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.50%) Web Services
5 5 (0.50%) Middleware
5 5 (0.50%) HTML5
6 3 (0.30%) REST
7 2 (0.20%) GWT
7 2 (0.20%) Kafka
7 2 (0.20%) EDI
7 2 (0.20%) ISPF
7 2 (0.20%) MDX
8 1 (0.10%) WCF
8 1 (0.10%) WF
8 1 (0.10%) FpML
8 1 (0.10%) OLE
8 1 (0.10%) WinForms
8 1 (0.10%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.11%) Statistics
2 59 (5.91%) Mathematics
3 55 (5.51%) Data Integration
4 50 (5.01%) Credit Risk
5 47 (4.71%) Visualisation
6 29 (2.91%) Mainframe
7 20 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 20 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.50%) Economics
10 7 (0.70%) FMCG
10 7 (0.70%) Clustering
11 6 (0.60%) NHS
12 5 (0.50%) IVR
12 5 (0.50%) Tandem
12 5 (0.50%) EMV
12 5 (0.50%) DTV
12 5 (0.50%) APACS
12 5 (0.50%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 72 (7.21%) UNIX
2 64 (6.41%) Linux
3 35 (3.51%) Windows
4 9 (0.90%) AIX
5 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.40%) HPUX
7 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.20%) zOS
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) SUSE
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
2 261 (26.15%) Analytics
3 136 (13.63%) Data Analysis
4 125 (12.53%) ETL
5 103 (10.32%) Data Modelling
6 86 (8.62%) Data Management
7 81 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (5.91%) Business Analysis
9 54 (5.41%) Project Management
10 44 (4.41%) Statistical Modelling
11 43 (4.31%) Migration
12 39 (3.91%) Predictive Modelling
12 39 (3.91%) Customer Insight
13 38 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (3.31%) Data Analytics
15 32 (3.21%) Statistical Analysis
16 26 (2.61%) Dimensional Modelling
16 26 (2.61%) Propensity Modelling
17 24 (2.40%) Data Architecture
18 22 (2.20%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 403 (40.38%) SQL
2 72 (7.21%) PL/SQL
3 68 (6.81%) VBA
4 53 (5.31%) SAS Macro
4 53 (5.31%) R
5 42 (4.21%) Java
6 19 (1.90%) MATLAB
7 18 (1.80%) Python
8 10 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.90%) C
9 9 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.80%) VB
11 6 (0.60%) C++
12 4 (0.40%) Ruby
13 3 (0.30%) PROC SQL
13 3 (0.30%) C#
14 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.20%) PHP
14 2 (0.20%) REXX
15 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (7.21%) Degree
2 22 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.80%) SAS Certification
4 8 (0.80%) ISEB
5 7 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.60%) PhD
7 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.50%) CCA
7 5 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.40%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.30%) CDISC
3 13 (1.30%) QA
4 3 (0.30%) Basel III
4 3 (0.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) Basel II
6 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.10%) GCP
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) GxP
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.10%) COREP
6 1 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.50%) RACF
2 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) Cronacle
3 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.20%) vCloud
4 2 (0.20%) Samba
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) qmail
5 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.10%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.10%) Nagios
2 9 (0.90%) Ganglia
2 9 (0.90%) Hyperic
3 5 (0.50%) 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%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) Ambari
6 1 (0.10%) Oozie
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 190 (19.04%) Oracle
2 77 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 65 (6.51%) Teradata
4 55 (5.51%) Business Objects
5 51 (5.11%) Tableau
6 49 (4.91%) SAP
7 36 (3.61%) Cognos
8 32 (3.21%) Informatica
9 26 (2.61%) Ab Initio
10 20 (2.00%) Omniture
11 19 (1.90%) JDA
12 18 (1.80%) Google
13 14 (1.40%) VMware
13 14 (1.40%) HP
14 13 (1.30%) Cisco
14 13 (1.30%) DataFlux
15 12 (1.20%) IBM
16 10 (1.00%) Palantir
17 9 (0.90%) Adobe
17 9 (0.90%) JBoss
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