The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 22 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.07% 2.23% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% 12.12% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£513 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.30% 18.44% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 17
Average daily rate £488 £350 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -21.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) SPSS
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (25.00%) R
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau