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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 55 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 15 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.70% 0.78% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +4.76%
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Buckinghamshire

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
147 154 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.67% 17.15% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.14 £18.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £16.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.36 £18.75 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 17 (58.62%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (44.83%) Base SAS
3 11 (37.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Validation
5 9 (31.03%) Data Management
5 9 (31.03%) ETL
6 8 (27.59%) UNIX
6 8 (27.59%) Informatica
6 8 (27.59%) PowerCenter
6 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
6 8 (27.59%) Analytics
7 7 (24.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
8 6 (20.69%) Data Integration
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) Big Data
9 5 (17.24%) Cloudera
9 5 (17.24%) SLA
9 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
9 5 (17.24%) High Availability
9 5 (17.24%) Credit Risk
10 4 (13.79%) Replication
10 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (13.79%) SAS Certification

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (44.83%) Base SAS
3 11 (37.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (27.59%) PowerCenter
5 7 (24.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
6 5 (17.24%) Big Data
7 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (13.79%) OLAP
7 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (10.34%) DB2
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) SAS Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Hadoop Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SAS Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
1 6 (20.69%) Data Integration
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Credit Risk
3 4 (13.79%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Validation
1 9 (31.03%) Data Management
1 9 (31.03%) ETL
2 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 4 (13.79%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (13.79%) Visual Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.34%) C
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Informatica
2 5 (17.24%) Cloudera
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau