The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 56 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 0.96% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% 4.69% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Average daily rate
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£315 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £375 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £431 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 128 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.47% 20.45% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 90
Average daily rate £438 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £138 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.12% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £23.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 24 (68.57%) ETL
2 20 (57.14%) Informatica
3 19 (54.29%) Teradata
4 17 (48.57%) Oracle
5 16 (45.71%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (40.00%) SQL
6 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (37.14%) Python
7 13 (37.14%) Statistics
7 13 (37.14%) Predictive Modelling
7 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
8 12 (34.29%) Operations Research
8 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
8 12 (34.29%) Applied Mathematics
8 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
8 12 (34.29%) Economics
8 12 (34.29%) Finance
9 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
9 11 (31.43%) Banking
9 11 (31.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
10 10 (28.57%) Base SAS
11 9 (25.71%) SAS Macro
11 9 (25.71%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (25.71%) Data Integration
11 9 (25.71%) Cognos
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.71%) OLAP

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (22.86%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (31.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 10 (28.57%) Base SAS
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.71%) OLAP
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) SAS Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Storage Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Statistics
1 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
2 12 (34.29%) Economics
2 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
2 12 (34.29%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (25.71%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) ETL
2 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (37.14%) Predictive Modelling
4 12 (34.29%) Operations Research
5 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
6 9 (25.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Line Management
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
10 1 (2.86%) Campaign Management
10 1 (2.86%) Data Reconciliation
10 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) SAS Macro
4 7 (20.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Informatica
2 19 (54.29%) Teradata
3 17 (48.57%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Cognos
4 9 (25.71%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.86%) EMC