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 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 35 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS 27 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.82% 1.02% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.62% 4.82% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Average daily rate £400 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +15.66%
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
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
145 166 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.51% 21.07% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 102 62
Average daily rate £390 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £14.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 February 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 24 (48.00%) Data Quality
3 23 (46.00%) SQL
4 21 (42.00%) Banking
5 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (34.00%) Base SAS
7 16 (32.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 16 (32.00%) Oracle
8 15 (30.00%) Analytics
9 14 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (26.00%) Validation
11 11 (22.00%) Project Management
11 11 (22.00%) DB2
11 11 (22.00%) SAP
11 11 (22.00%) Unix
11 11 (22.00%) Windows
11 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (22.00%) BusinessObjects XI
12 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.00%) Retail
13 8 (16.00%) Credit Risk
13 8 (16.00%) Retail Banking
14 7 (14.00%) QlikView
14 7 (14.00%) Big Data
14 7 (14.00%) Data Validation
14 7 (14.00%) Qlik Sense
15 6 (12.00%) Data Integration
15 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
15 6 (12.00%) Linux

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Base SAS
2 16 (32.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 14 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (22.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (22.00%) DB2
5 7 (14.00%) Big Data
5 7 (14.00%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (14.00%) QlikView
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) PowerCenter
7 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.00%) Data Mart
8 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (6.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (4.00%) SAS EBI
9 2 (4.00%) Star Schema
10 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 8 (16.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) SAS Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SAS Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) SAP XI
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Credit Risk
3 6 (12.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Unix
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Analytics
2 13 (26.00%) Validation
3 11 (22.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.00%) Data Validation
7 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Data Management
7 5 (10.00%) ETL
7 5 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) SDLC
9 3 (6.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (6.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft