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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 197 202 194
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 499 451 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.86% 5.65% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 307 270
Average daily rate
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£440 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
8521 7976 7212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 17.49% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4804 4155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 293 371
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.46 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -37 186 £450 - 157
Yorkshire +54 100 £450 +20.00% 42
North West +18 67 £450 -2.70% 45
South East +1 67 £400 +14.28% 59
South West -8 37 £475 +18.75% 33
West Midlands -2 15 £425 +6.25% 14
North East +1 12 £440 +56.86% 4
East of England 0 9 £300 -14.28% 10
East Midlands +3 6 £475 +8.57% 25
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 397 (37.10%) SQL
2 369 (34.49%) Finance
3 279 (26.07%) Base SAS
4 246 (22.99%) Analytics
5 244 (22.80%) ETL
6 234 (21.87%) Business Intelligence
7 233 (21.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 214 (20.00%) Oracle
9 212 (19.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 188 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
11 184 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
12 150 (14.02%) Banking
13 139 (12.99%) Data Modelling
14 123 (11.50%) Data Analysis
15 119 (11.12%) Marketing
16 107 (10.00%) UNIX
17 95 (8.88%) Degree
18 92 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
19 81 (7.57%) Credit Risk
20 80 (7.48%) OLAP
21 76 (7.10%) Retail
22 74 (6.92%) Microsoft
22 74 (6.92%) Oracle Database
23 73 (6.82%) SPSS
24 72 (6.73%) Data Management
25 70 (6.54%) PL/SQL
26 68 (6.36%) Hadoop
27 67 (6.26%) Business Objects
28 66 (6.17%) Migration
29 64 (5.98%) VBA

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (1.50%) Apache Pig
2 14 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.12%) CICS
4 10 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.47%) Confluence
6 5 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.28%) Apache
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.093%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.093%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.093%) Node.js
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle 9iAS
10 1 (0.093%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.093%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (6.82%) SPSS
2 53 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.90%) MS Office
4 21 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.84%) Shockwave
6 9 (0.84%) MS Project
7 3 (0.28%) Stata
7 3 (0.28%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.093%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.31%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.03%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) BASE24
6 2 (0.19%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.093%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.093%) Summit
7 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.093%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.37%) SaaS
1 4 (0.37%) PaaS
2 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.84%) FTP
2 8 (0.75%) Telnet
3 6 (0.56%) SNA
4 5 (0.47%) Intranet
4 5 (0.47%) Internet
5 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
5 4 (0.37%) DNS
5 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.28%) SAN
6 3 (0.28%) SMS
6 3 (0.28%) DHCP
6 3 (0.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.19%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) VLAN
7 2 (0.19%) VoIP
8 1 (0.093%) WAN
8 1 (0.093%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.093%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (26.07%) Base SAS
2 233 (21.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 212 (19.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 184 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (7.48%) OLAP
6 74 (6.92%) Oracle Database
7 68 (6.36%) Hadoop
8 61 (5.70%) Data Mining
9 58 (5.42%) OLAP Cube
10 50 (4.67%) SQL Server
11 49 (4.58%) DB2
11 49 (4.58%) Big Data
12 45 (4.21%) QlikView
13 37 (3.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 34 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (2.34%) Relational Database
16 20 (1.87%) Apache Hive
17 19 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (1.40%) MS Access
18 15 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (0.56%) PVCS
2 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.37%) CA Gen
3 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.37%) ERwin
4 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.19%) Hudson
5 2 (0.19%) JIRA
5 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.19%) ProC
6 1 (0.093%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.093%) NUnit
6 1 (0.093%) Subversion
6 1 (0.093%) Maven
6 1 (0.093%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.093%) Toad
6 1 (0.093%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.093%) Git (software)
General
1 369 (34.49%) Finance
2 150 (14.02%) Banking
3 119 (11.12%) Marketing
4 76 (7.10%) Retail
5 20 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 16 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.03%) Games
10 10 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.84%) Publishing
11 9 (0.84%) Billing
12 7 (0.65%) Legal
13 5 (0.47%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.28%) Back Office
16 2 (0.19%) Electronics
16 2 (0.19%) Advertising
17 1 (0.093%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (30.19%) Analyst
2 297 (27.76%) Developer
3 218 (20.37%) SAS Developer
4 114 (10.65%) Data Analyst
5 113 (10.56%) SAS Analyst
6 95 (8.88%) Consultant
7 70 (6.54%) Programmer
7 70 (6.54%) SAS Consultant
8 53 (4.95%) Architect
9 43 (4.02%) SAS Programmer
10 39 (3.64%) Business Analyst
11 37 (3.46%) Insight Analyst
12 33 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
13 24 (2.24%) Data Modeller
14 23 (2.15%) Administrator
14 23 (2.15%) SAS Data Analyst
15 22 (2.06%) SAS Administrator
15 22 (2.06%) Project Manager
16 21 (1.96%) Data Scientist
17 20 (1.87%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.02%) Web Services
2 19 (1.78%) HTML
3 16 (1.50%) XML
3 16 (1.50%) HTML5
4 14 (1.31%) ODBC
5 11 (1.03%) .NET
6 9 (0.84%) Flash
6 9 (0.84%) Middleware
7 8 (0.75%) J2EE
8 4 (0.37%) D3.js
9 3 (0.28%) REST
9 3 (0.28%) SOAP
9 3 (0.28%) SAP XI
9 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.28%) jQuery
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.19%) JSON
10 2 (0.19%) Lucene
10 2 (0.19%) XSD
10 2 (0.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 188 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.57%) Credit Risk
3 61 (5.70%) Statistics
4 49 (4.58%) Mathematics
5 47 (4.39%) Data Integration
6 40 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 38 (3.55%) Visualisation
7 38 (3.55%) Algorithms
8 31 (2.90%) Data Extraction
9 30 (2.80%) Data Structures
10 26 (2.43%) Mainframe
11 24 (2.24%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.87%) Economics
13 19 (1.78%) Open Source
14 12 (1.12%) User Experience
14 12 (1.12%) Social Network
14 12 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
15 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.84%) FMCG
16 9 (0.84%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (10.00%) UNIX
2 59 (5.51%) Windows
3 35 (3.27%) Linux
4 16 (1.50%) Solaris
5 10 (0.93%) AIX
6 6 (0.56%) HPUX
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.19%) zOS
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (22.99%) Analytics
2 244 (22.80%) ETL
3 234 (21.87%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (12.99%) Data Modelling
5 123 (11.50%) Data Analysis
6 92 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (6.73%) Data Management
8 66 (6.17%) Migration
9 62 (5.79%) CRM
10 58 (5.42%) Project Management
11 57 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (5.05%) Statistical Analysis
13 48 (4.49%) Statistical Modelling
14 44 (4.11%) Customer Insight
15 42 (3.93%) Visual Analytics
16 38 (3.55%) Business Analysis
17 37 (3.46%) Validation
18 36 (3.36%) Dimensional Modelling
19 33 (3.08%) Predictive Modelling
20 31 (2.90%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 397 (37.10%) SQL
2 70 (6.54%) PL/SQL
3 64 (5.98%) VBA
4 58 (5.42%) Java
5 53 (4.95%) SAS Macro
6 41 (3.83%) R
7 33 (3.08%) Python
8 23 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 22 (2.06%) MATLAB
10 18 (1.68%) VB
11 14 (1.31%) COBOL
12 12 (1.12%) Assembly Language
13 10 (0.93%) C
14 7 (0.65%) C#
15 6 (0.56%) JavaScript
15 6 (0.56%) Perl
15 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.56%) REXX
15 6 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 95 (8.88%) Degree
2 35 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.80%) SAS Certification
4 18 (1.68%) VCP4
5 15 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.65%) MCSE
8 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.47%) PhD
10 4 (0.37%) ISEB
10 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.37%) MCITP
11 3 (0.28%) PMP
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CCNA
13 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.093%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.093%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.093%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.87%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.68%) CDISC
3 17 (1.59%) QA
4 10 (0.93%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.65%) Basel II
6 5 (0.47%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.19%) GCP
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.093%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (1.78%) HDFS
2 11 (1.03%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.19%) vCloud
5 1 (0.093%) Firmware
5 1 (0.093%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.093%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) Nagios
2 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.37%) Graphite
3 3 (0.28%) Ganglia
3 3 (0.28%) Oozie
3 3 (0.28%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 214 (20.00%) Oracle
2 74 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 67 (6.26%) Business Objects
4 63 (5.89%) Informatica
5 49 (4.58%) Teradata
6 37 (3.46%) Cognos
7 33 (3.08%) Tableau
8 28 (2.62%) IBM
9 25 (2.34%) SAP
10 19 (1.78%) Google
11 18 (1.68%) Adobe
12 15 (1.40%) Ab Initio
13 13 (1.21%) Unica
14 11 (1.03%) DataFlux
14 11 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.84%) VMware
16 8 (0.75%) HP
16 8 (0.75%) Siebel
16 8 (0.75%) Pega
17 6 (0.56%) Palantir
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - 3 months contract
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago