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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.65% 2.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 11.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.89%
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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
32 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.78% 20.11% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 13
Average daily rate £365 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Genesys
2 2 (66.67%) IVR
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CDISC

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys