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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 198 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing SAS 566 492 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.92% 5.50% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 334 235
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£425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £42.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.75 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% +4.76%
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
9558 8949 8019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 18.13% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5396 4654
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 370 403
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.80 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -28 208 £425 - 134
Yorkshire +37 100 £425 +6.25% 32
South East -19 69 £417 +9.65% 32
North West +15 52 £450 +26.31% 36
North East -14 36 £445 +11.25%
West Midlands +20 29 £425 +13.33% 17
South West -21 29 £385 +9.21% 12
East Midlands +14 20 £363 -14.70% 12
East of England 0 18 £523 +24.40% 8
Midlands -2 1 £513 +41.51% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (36.71%) Finance
2 369 (32.80%) SQL
3 269 (23.91%) Base SAS
4 251 (22.31%) Business Intelligence
5 247 (21.96%) Analytics
6 244 (21.69%) ETL
7 223 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
8 217 (19.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 199 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
10 195 (17.33%) Banking
11 178 (15.82%) Oracle
12 156 (13.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 154 (13.69%) Data Modelling
14 141 (12.53%) UNIX
15 138 (12.27%) Data Analysis
16 123 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 114 (10.13%) Marketing
18 110 (9.78%) Microsoft
19 109 (9.69%) BusinessObjects
20 97 (8.62%) MS Excel
21 94 (8.36%) Credit Risk
21 94 (8.36%) R
22 88 (7.82%) VBA
23 87 (7.73%) OLAP
23 87 (7.73%) Degree
24 86 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
24 86 (7.64%) SPSS
24 86 (7.64%) Project Management
25 85 (7.56%) SQL Server
26 82 (7.29%) Hadoop

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.96%) Apache Pig
3 16 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 11 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.80%) IIS
6 6 (0.53%) Apache
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.53%) CICS
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.089%) JBoss
10 1 (0.089%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.089%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.089%) Confluence
10 1 (0.089%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 97 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 86 (7.64%) SPSS
3 48 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (3.82%) MS Office
5 14 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.62%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.089%) Stata
8 1 (0.089%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.089%) FastStats
8 1 (0.089%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.71%) Unica
2 6 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.27%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.18%) BASE24
5 1 (0.089%) HFM
5 1 (0.089%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.089%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.44%) PaaS
4 4 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.089%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.089%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.53%) Kerberos
1 6 (0.53%) SAN
1 6 (0.53%) Intranet
1 6 (0.53%) Internet
2 5 (0.44%) iSCSI
2 5 (0.44%) SSL
3 4 (0.36%) SNA
3 4 (0.36%) DNS
3 4 (0.36%) FCoE
3 4 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.27%) LDAP
4 3 (0.27%) Broadband
5 2 (0.18%) FTP
5 2 (0.18%) Firewall
5 2 (0.18%) SSH
6 1 (0.089%) VLAN
6 1 (0.089%) Telnet
6 1 (0.089%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.089%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (23.91%) Base SAS
2 223 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
3 217 (19.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 156 (13.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 109 (9.69%) BusinessObjects
6 87 (7.73%) OLAP
7 85 (7.56%) SQL Server
8 82 (7.29%) Hadoop
9 62 (5.51%) Big Data
10 59 (5.24%) Data Mining
11 58 (5.16%) Oracle Database
12 56 (4.98%) OLAP Cube
13 54 (4.80%) Relational Database
14 45 (4.00%) QlikView
15 31 (2.76%) Apache Hive
15 31 (2.76%) MS Access
15 31 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (2.22%) DB2
18 20 (1.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Toad
2 15 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.16%) ERwin
4 7 (0.62%) CA Gen
5 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.44%) ProC
6 4 (0.36%) Subversion
6 4 (0.36%) JIRA
6 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.18%) Grunt
7 2 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.18%) gulp
7 2 (0.18%) VersaTest
7 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.089%) Maven
8 1 (0.089%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.089%) JUnit
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.089%) Mercurial
General
1 413 (36.71%) Finance
2 195 (17.33%) Banking
3 114 (10.13%) Marketing
4 77 (6.84%) Retail
5 50 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.49%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.78%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.07%) Advertising
9 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.44%) Publishing
10 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.44%) Legal
11 4 (0.36%) Billing
11 4 (0.36%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.36%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.27%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.27%) French Language
12 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 359 (31.91%) Analyst
2 358 (31.82%) Developer
3 242 (21.51%) SAS Developer
4 118 (10.49%) Data Analyst
5 108 (9.60%) SAS Analyst
6 97 (8.62%) Consultant
7 76 (6.76%) SAS Consultant
8 65 (5.78%) Architect
9 48 (4.27%) Business Analyst
10 42 (3.73%) Insight Analyst
11 41 (3.64%) Programmer
12 37 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
13 32 (2.84%) Data Architect
14 31 (2.76%) Administrator
15 30 (2.67%) Lead Developer
15 30 (2.67%) Project Manager
15 30 (2.67%) Data Scientist
16 29 (2.58%) SAS Programmer
17 26 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 23 (2.04%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.93%) .NET
2 29 (2.58%) ASP.NET
3 28 (2.49%) Web Services
4 21 (1.87%) XML
5 14 (1.24%) HTML
6 12 (1.07%) J2EE
7 8 (0.71%) Middleware
7 8 (0.71%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 7 (0.62%) CSS
9 6 (0.53%) SAP XI
10 5 (0.44%) HTML5
11 4 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.27%) SciPy
12 3 (0.27%) NumPy
12 3 (0.27%) CSS3
12 3 (0.27%) LESS
12 3 (0.27%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.27%) ISPF
12 3 (0.27%) MLlib
13 2 (0.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 199 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (8.36%) Credit Risk
3 69 (6.13%) Data Integration
4 55 (4.89%) Visualisation
5 49 (4.36%) Statistics
6 37 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 33 (2.93%) Mainframe
8 32 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.84%) Computer Science
9 30 (2.67%) Data Extraction
10 22 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.96%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.78%) IBM Mainframe
12 10 (0.89%) Physics
12 10 (0.89%) Oracle Exalytics
13 9 (0.80%) Economics
14 8 (0.71%) Replication
14 8 (0.71%) NHS
15 7 (0.62%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (12.53%) UNIX
2 66 (5.87%) Windows
3 48 (4.27%) Linux
4 20 (1.78%) AIX
5 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.80%) Solaris
8 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.53%) zOS
10 3 (0.27%) MVS
10 3 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.089%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (22.31%) Business Intelligence
2 247 (21.96%) Analytics
3 244 (21.69%) ETL
4 154 (13.69%) Data Modelling
5 138 (12.27%) Data Analysis
6 123 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (7.64%) Project Management
8 81 (7.20%) Migration
9 71 (6.31%) Data Management
10 52 (4.62%) Validation
11 49 (4.36%) Statistical Modelling
12 46 (4.09%) Business Analysis
13 43 (3.82%) SDLC
14 38 (3.38%) Customer Insight
15 35 (3.11%) Propensity Modelling
16 33 (2.93%) Dimensional Modelling
17 31 (2.76%) Data Architecture
17 31 (2.76%) CRM
17 31 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 369 (32.80%) SQL
2 94 (8.36%) R
3 88 (7.82%) VBA
4 62 (5.51%) Java
5 60 (5.33%) SAS Macro
6 52 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 49 (4.36%) Python
8 29 (2.58%) MATLAB
9 26 (2.31%) VB
9 26 (2.31%) C#
10 22 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.78%) C++
11 20 (1.78%) Perl
12 16 (1.42%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.42%) C
13 11 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.89%) REXX
15 8 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.62%) JCL
Qualifications
1 87 (7.73%) Degree
2 42 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.33%) SAS Certification
5 13 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.71%) PhD
7 6 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.44%) MCSE
8 5 (0.44%) MCITP
8 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.36%) HNC
9 4 (0.36%) HND
10 2 (0.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.18%) PMP
10 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.089%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.04%) QA
3 13 (1.16%) Basel II
4 10 (0.89%) SLA
5 8 (0.71%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.44%) CDISC
8 4 (0.36%) GCP
9 3 (0.27%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.27%) COREP
9 3 (0.27%) FINREP
9 3 (0.27%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.27%) Basel III
10 2 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.089%) IAS 39
System Software
1 15 (1.33%) HDFS
2 10 (0.89%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.18%) NET24-XPNET
5 2 (0.18%) RACF
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.089%) vSphere
6 1 (0.089%) Firmware
6 1 (0.089%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.89%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.44%) Graphite
3 4 (0.36%) Oozie
4 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.089%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.089%) Nagios
6 1 (0.089%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.089%) SCCM
6 1 (0.089%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.089%) zSecure
Vendors
1 178 (15.82%) Oracle
2 110 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 81 (7.20%) Teradata
4 65 (5.78%) Informatica
5 50 (4.44%) Tableau
6 43 (3.82%) SAP
7 42 (3.73%) IBM
8 38 (3.38%) Cognos
9 26 (2.31%) Netezza
10 22 (1.96%) Greenplum
11 20 (1.78%) Ab Initio
12 14 (1.24%) DataFlux
12 14 (1.24%) Cloudera
13 12 (1.07%) Google
14 10 (0.89%) Pega
15 9 (0.80%) Adobe
16 7 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (0.62%) CA
16 7 (0.62%) Hyperion
17 6 (0.53%) webMethods
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