The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 54 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.24% 4.95% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.60% 21.54% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 1
Average daily rate
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£513 £408 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% +12.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +71.42%
SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
93 130 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.37% 22.97% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 22
Average daily rate £375 £260 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £170.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.64% +553.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the North East region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 6 £460 +15.03% 2
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (65.12%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (60.47%) Base SAS
3 17 (39.53%) ETL
4 15 (34.88%) Oracle
4 15 (34.88%) UNIX
5 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
5 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
5 14 (32.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 13 (30.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (30.23%) Data Modelling
7 12 (27.91%) ODBC
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (25.58%) Algorithms
9 10 (23.26%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (23.26%) Informatica
9 10 (23.26%) Data Security
10 9 (20.93%) Statistics
11 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.60%) Telnet
11 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
11 8 (18.60%) FTP
11 8 (18.60%) Solaris
11 8 (18.60%) MS Office
12 6 (13.95%) Java
12 6 (13.95%) SAS Certification
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
13 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) FTP
1 8 (18.60%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) Base SAS
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
2 14 (32.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 13 (30.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) PVCS
1 3 (6.98%) ERwin
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 32 (74.42%) SAS Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Programmer
4 5 (11.63%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Software Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) SAS BI Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.33%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Algorithms
2 9 (20.93%) Statistics
3 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.65%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (39.53%) ETL
3 13 (30.23%) Data Modelling
4 10 (23.26%) Data Security
4 10 (23.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) SAS Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Informatica
3 2 (4.65%) HP