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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 57 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 1.65% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.64% 9.15% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
144 142 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.56% 17.97% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 73
Median daily rate £425 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +151.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SAS.

1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) Data Quality
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 19 (48.72%) Banking
4 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (30.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle
6 10 (25.64%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Retail
7 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
7 8 (20.51%) Base SAS
7 8 (20.51%) QlikView
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Credit Risk
9 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (15.38%) Big Data
9 6 (15.38%) Analytics
9 6 (15.38%) Teradata
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) Validation
9 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) VB
9 6 (15.38%) Java
10 5 (12.82%) C#
10 5 (12.82%) VBA
10 5 (12.82%) ETL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (25.64%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (20.51%) Base SAS
3 8 (20.51%) QlikView
4 6 (15.38%) Big Data
4 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.82%) PowerPivot
6 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.69%) OLAP
6 3 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.13%) DB2
7 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (48.72%) Banking
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) SAS Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Data Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) QlikView Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) SAS Business Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) SAS Programmer
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) SAS Developer
8 3 (7.69%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Credit Risk
3 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) MVS
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Validation
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Data Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.13%) Data Validation
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) VB
3 5 (12.82%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) R
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Teradata
3 3 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (7.69%) SAP