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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.34% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SAS
England

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 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.44% 24.44% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 15
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £408 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (62.50%) SPSS
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Teradata
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Hive
2 5 (62.50%) SAP HANA
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) MapReduce
2 5 (62.50%) Tableau
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Finance

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Hive
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Database Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) MapReduce
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Clinical Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
6 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) CDISC
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
1 5 (62.50%) Tableau
1 5 (62.50%) Teradata