The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 386 364 372
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 33 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.95% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 26
Average daily rate
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£381 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £531 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Base SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5390 5802 5127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.94% 23.24% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 4066 3516
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 58
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £46.23 £47.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in London

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Base SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Base SAS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
City of London +11 7 £425 -5.55% 12
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 87 (100.00%) SAS
2 30 (34.48%) SQL
3 28 (32.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 25 (28.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 24 (27.59%) UNIX
6 22 (25.29%) Finance
7 21 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (22.99%) SAS Macro
9 17 (19.54%) Oracle
9 17 (19.54%) Analytics
10 15 (17.24%) ETL
11 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (12.64%) Banking
13 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
13 10 (11.49%) DB2
13 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (10.34%) Linux
14 9 (10.34%) Customer Insight
14 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
15 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (9.20%) Marketing
15 8 (9.20%) Data Mining
15 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
16 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
16 7 (8.05%) Project Management
16 7 (8.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
16 7 (8.05%) Data Integration
16 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
16 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 87 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) SPSS
4 1 (1.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) BASE24
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 25 (28.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (11.49%) DB2
5 8 (9.20%) Data Mining
6 7 (8.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.75%) Big Data
8 4 (4.60%) Data Mart
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.45%) QlikView
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.30%) Spotfire
10 2 (2.30%) SQLBase
10 2 (2.30%) OLAP
10 2 (2.30%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) SAS Developer
3 23 (26.44%) Analyst
4 18 (20.69%) SAS Analyst
5 12 (13.79%) SAS Programmer
5 12 (13.79%) Programmer
6 6 (6.90%) SAS Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) SAS Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) SAS Insight Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Senior SAS Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.75%) APACS
4 5 (5.75%) EMV
4 5 (5.75%) Tandem
4 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.30%) Statistics
5 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) DTV
6 1 (1.15%) Social Network
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) UNIX
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.54%) Analytics
3 15 (17.24%) ETL
4 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.34%) Customer Insight
5 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.05%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) Data Management
8 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.75%) System Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.60%) Migration
9 4 (4.60%) Coaching
10 3 (3.45%) Propensity Modelling
10 3 (3.45%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 20 (22.99%) SAS Macro
3 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.60%) R
4 4 (4.60%) VBA
5 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 4 (4.60%) Tableau
3 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
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