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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 100 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -2
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% 3.68% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.15% 22.03% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 33 6
Median daily rate £700 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
261 177 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.96% 16.70% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 128 93
Median daily rate £307 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 2 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.40 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -47 2 £700 +50.05%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 North East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 15 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (65.00%) Informatica
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (60.00%) ERwin
4 9 (45.00%) Base SAS
4 9 (45.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (35.00%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (30.00%) Tableau
6 6 (30.00%) HBase
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 6 (30.00%) CA
6 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (30.00%) Pentaho
6 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Base SAS
2 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (30.00%) HBase
3 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (30.00%) Pentaho
3 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.00%) SAS EBI
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 1 (5.00%) SAS BI Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAS BI Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) Data Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) Information Management
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) SFIA
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SAS Certification
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) FINREP
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Informatica
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) CA
2 6 (30.00%) Tableau