The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 63 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.73% 1.05% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
161 95 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.17% 13.25% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 36 47
Average daily rate £350 £253 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -23.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) SAS Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
5 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) OLAP
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) COBOL
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (25.00%) OLAP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Ingres
5 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) CHAID
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SAS Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Basel II
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Northgate
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects