The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 43 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 0.41% 5.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.50% 4.55% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 23
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £397
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -8.16%
Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
80 22 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.74% 9.09% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 11 62
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
South West

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Gloucestershire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Gloucestershire region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester - 3 £425 - 1
SAS
South West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Business Objects
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) VBScript
7 3 (23.08%) Essbase
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
8 2 (15.38%) Xcelsius
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) VBA
8 2 (15.38%) OLAP
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Essbase
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) Xcelsius
5 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Business Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SAS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HNC
1 2 (15.38%) HND
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Business Objects
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle