The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 66 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% - 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £345 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
175 124 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.89% 23.53% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 65
Average daily rate £380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware