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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 20 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.30% - 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +136.84%
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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
22 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.29% 8.93% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Average daily rate £550 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli