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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 195 221 196
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Contract jobs citing SAS 557 441 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.04% 5.18% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 275 333
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £33.27 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.79% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £25.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £44.82 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.74 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+38.97% -35.89%
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
9229 8519 8571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.00% 18.00% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6015 5325 4922
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 374 421
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -9.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.42 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +1 212 £425 +5.59% 122
Yorkshire +31 79 £450 - 40
South West -3 71 £413 -2.94% 9
South East -33 63 £313 -16.60% 41
North West +21 50 £458 +30.71% 16
North East -6 30 £450 +12.50% 4
East of England +11 27 £338 -10.00% 6
West Midlands -15 21 £400 - 8
East Midlands +14 15 £425 - 9
Midlands -3 1 - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 466 (42.60%) SQL
2 380 (34.73%) Finance
3 279 (25.50%) Analytics
4 274 (25.05%) Business Intelligence
5 263 (24.04%) Base SAS
6 243 (22.21%) Analytical Skills
7 220 (20.11%) Oracle
8 207 (18.92%) ETL
9 195 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
10 176 (16.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 165 (15.08%) Banking
12 147 (13.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 137 (12.52%) Data Analysis
14 136 (12.43%) Data Modelling
15 133 (12.16%) Marketing
16 107 (9.78%) SPSS
17 101 (9.23%) Retail
18 99 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 95 (8.68%) Microsoft
19 95 (8.68%) Data Management
20 89 (8.14%) PL/SQL
21 87 (7.95%) SQL Server
21 87 (7.95%) UNIX
22 86 (7.86%) MS Excel
23 74 (6.76%) Credit Risk
24 72 (6.58%) Data Mining
25 71 (6.49%) Oracle Database
26 70 (6.40%) Hadoop
27 68 (6.22%) QlikView
27 68 (6.22%) Teradata

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (1.55%) WebLogic
1 17 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
2 4 (0.37%) CICS
3 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.27%) Documentum
3 3 (0.27%) Confluence
4 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (0.091%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.091%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.091%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.091%) nginx
5 1 (0.091%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 107 (9.78%) SPSS
2 86 (7.86%) MS Excel
3 53 (4.84%) MS Office
4 24 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.82%) FastStats
7 7 (0.64%) MS Project
8 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.37%) Stata
9 4 (0.37%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.091%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.091%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.46%) BASE24
3 4 (0.37%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.091%) Summit
6 1 (0.091%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.091%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.73%) SAN
1 8 (0.73%) FTP
1 8 (0.73%) Telnet
2 5 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (0.37%) DNS
3 4 (0.37%) WAN
3 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.27%) Firewall
4 3 (0.27%) LAN
4 3 (0.27%) DHCP
5 2 (0.18%) NAS
5 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.18%) VoIP
5 2 (0.18%) Internet
5 2 (0.18%) VLAN
6 1 (0.091%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.091%) PBX
6 1 (0.091%) VPN
6 1 (0.091%) SSL
6 1 (0.091%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (24.04%) Base SAS
2 195 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
3 176 (16.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 147 (13.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 87 (7.95%) SQL Server
6 72 (6.58%) Data Mining
7 71 (6.49%) Oracle Database
8 70 (6.40%) Hadoop
9 68 (6.22%) QlikView
10 57 (5.21%) OLAP
11 48 (4.39%) DB2
12 47 (4.30%) Big Data
13 38 (3.47%) OLAP Cube
14 37 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 36 (3.29%) Relational Database
16 34 (3.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 29 (2.65%) Spotfire
18 19 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (1.46%) PVCS
2 10 (0.91%) Maven
3 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.37%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.27%) Hudson
7 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.18%) Toad
7 2 (0.18%) ERwin
7 2 (0.18%) JIRA
7 2 (0.18%) ChangeMan
7 2 (0.18%) Subversion
8 1 (0.091%) ProC
8 1 (0.091%) JUnit
General
1 380 (34.73%) Finance
2 165 (15.08%) Banking
3 133 (12.16%) Marketing
4 101 (9.23%) Retail
5 26 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.10%) Retail Banking
7 22 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 22 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.82%) Publishing
10 8 (0.73%) Legal
11 7 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.64%) Advertising
12 5 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
13 3 (0.27%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 394 (36.01%) Analyst
2 304 (27.79%) Developer
3 222 (20.29%) SAS Developer
4 135 (12.34%) Data Analyst
5 126 (11.52%) SAS Analyst
6 101 (9.23%) Consultant
7 75 (6.86%) SAS Consultant
8 67 (6.12%) Business Analyst
9 59 (5.39%) Programmer
10 54 (4.94%) SAS Programmer
11 49 (4.48%) Architect
12 47 (4.30%) Insight Analyst
13 45 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.83%) SQL Developer
15 27 (2.47%) MI Analyst
16 22 (2.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 22 (2.01%) Project Manager
17 21 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
17 21 (1.92%) Oracle Developer
18 19 (1.74%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.01%) XML
2 20 (1.83%) .NET
3 17 (1.55%) Web Services
4 16 (1.46%) HTML
5 14 (1.28%) ODBC
6 8 (0.73%) HTML5
7 7 (0.64%) Middleware
8 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.27%) jQuery
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.18%) XHTML
9 2 (0.18%) ISPF
10 1 (0.091%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.091%) MDX
10 1 (0.091%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.091%) FpML
10 1 (0.091%) OLE
10 1 (0.091%) EDI
10 1 (0.091%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 243 (22.21%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.76%) Credit Risk
3 65 (5.94%) Data Integration
4 64 (5.85%) Statistics
5 56 (5.12%) Visualisation
6 45 (4.11%) Mathematics
7 42 (3.84%) Algorithms
8 31 (2.83%) Computer Science
9 30 (2.74%) Data Structures
10 24 (2.19%) Mainframe
11 22 (2.01%) Economics
12 21 (1.92%) Data Extraction
13 20 (1.83%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.37%) User Experience
15 12 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
16 8 (0.73%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.64%) Social Network
17 7 (0.64%) Clustering
18 6 (0.55%) FMCG
19 5 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.95%) UNIX
2 61 (5.58%) Windows
3 57 (5.21%) Linux
4 9 (0.82%) Solaris
5 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.27%) zOS
5 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.18%) HPUX
7 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.091%) AIX
7 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (25.50%) Analytics
2 274 (25.05%) Business Intelligence
3 207 (18.92%) ETL
4 137 (12.52%) Data Analysis
5 136 (12.43%) Data Modelling
6 99 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 95 (8.68%) Data Management
8 57 (5.21%) Project Management
9 51 (4.66%) Customer Insight
10 50 (4.57%) Migration
11 46 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (4.02%) Statistical Modelling
13 39 (3.56%) Dimensional Modelling
13 39 (3.56%) Business Analysis
14 38 (3.47%) Visual Analytics
14 38 (3.47%) Data Analytics
15 36 (3.29%) CRM
16 35 (3.20%) Predictive Modelling
16 35 (3.20%) Statistical Analysis
17 31 (2.83%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 466 (42.60%) SQL
2 89 (8.14%) PL/SQL
3 62 (5.67%) SAS Macro
4 61 (5.58%) VBA
5 49 (4.48%) R
6 38 (3.47%) Java
7 24 (2.19%) Python
8 17 (1.55%) VB
9 16 (1.46%) MATLAB
10 13 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.01%) C
12 5 (0.46%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.37%) C#
13 4 (0.37%) COBOL
14 3 (0.27%) Jython
14 3 (0.27%) Ruby
14 3 (0.27%) C++
15 2 (0.18%) Perl
15 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (5.76%) Degree
2 38 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.47%) SAS Certification
4 20 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.37%) PhD
5 4 (0.37%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.37%) ISEB
6 3 (0.27%) CISA
6 3 (0.27%) CISM
6 3 (0.27%) CISSP
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.27%) MCSE
6 3 (0.27%) CRISC
6 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) PMP
7 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.091%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.091%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.19%) CDISC
3 13 (1.19%) QA
4 6 (0.55%) Basel II
5 4 (0.37%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.18%) Basel III
6 2 (0.18%) GCP
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.091%) MiFID
7 1 (0.091%) WCAG
7 1 (0.091%) COBIT
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.091%) GxP
7 1 (0.091%) EMIR
7 1 (0.091%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.091%) COREP
7 1 (0.091%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.46%) RACF
3 4 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.18%) vCloud
4 2 (0.18%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.091%) Samba
5 1 (0.091%) HDFS
5 1 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.091%) qmail
5 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.37%) Nagios
2 13 (1.19%) Hyperic
2 13 (1.19%) Ganglia
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.091%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.091%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.091%) WSUS
5 1 (0.091%) Control-M
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.091%) Bacula
5 1 (0.091%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.091%) Oozie
5 1 (0.091%) Ambari
Vendors
1 220 (20.11%) Oracle
2 95 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 68 (6.22%) Teradata
4 66 (6.03%) Informatica
5 57 (5.21%) Tableau
6 51 (4.66%) Business Objects
7 43 (3.93%) Cognos
8 29 (2.65%) Ab Initio
9 23 (2.10%) SAP
10 21 (1.92%) Google
11 17 (1.55%) Omniture
11 17 (1.55%) IBM
12 16 (1.46%) Adobe
13 15 (1.37%) DataFlux
13 15 (1.37%) VMware
14 11 (1.01%) HP
15 10 (0.91%) Palantir
15 10 (0.91%) Unica
16 8 (0.73%) Cisco
17 6 (0.55%) Siebel
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