The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 31 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% - 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% - 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
- +98.89%
SAS
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.82% 17.98% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 34
Average daily rate £450 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata