The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Guildford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 33 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% 1.95% 5.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 8.51% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £430 £238 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.05% -47.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.68% 22.93% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 8
Average daily rate £381 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £165.00 £26.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+528.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
Surrey

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 27 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (33.33%) REST

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft