The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 10 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.17% 2.09% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 47.62% 16.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £538 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SAS
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Application Platforms Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.27% 13.09% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 13
Average daily rate £350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Cognos
5 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (40.00%) Release Management
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) MVS
6 4 (40.00%) NAS
6 4 (40.00%) Base SAS
6 4 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) SAS EBI
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) DataStage
7 1 (10.00%) QualityStage
7 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (10.00%) Process Management
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 4 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (40.00%) SAS EBI
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (10.00%) QualityStage
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 8 (80.00%) SAS Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 4 (40.00%) SAS Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Planview