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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 57 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.50% 1.14% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 10.81% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
165 37 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.77% 10.57% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 18 46
Average daily rate £325 £293 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% +16.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £234 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 10
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -29 7 £350 -12.50% 4
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) PL/SQL
3 22 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (34.55%) Data Modelling
5 17 (30.91%) Oracle
5 17 (30.91%) Base SAS
6 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
6 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (29.09%) Dimensional Modelling
6 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Data Security
9 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 11 (20.00%) PVCS
9 11 (20.00%) Java
9 11 (20.00%) UNIX
9 11 (20.00%) Windows
9 11 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (14.55%) Line Management
11 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.09%) Statistics
13 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
14 3 (5.45%) IVR
14 3 (5.45%) Data Management
14 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
14 3 (5.45%) Analytics
14 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
14 3 (5.45%) Documentum

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Base SAS
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) PVCS
2 3 (5.45%) ERwin
General
1 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 37 (67.27%) SAS Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Applications Support
4 7 (12.73%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Programmer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) SAS Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Statistics
3 3 (5.45%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) UNIX
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (34.55%) Data Modelling
3 16 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 13 (23.64%) Data Security
6 8 (14.55%) Line Management
7 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Analytics
9 3 (5.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) PL/SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
2 3 (5.45%) Genesys
3 1 (1.82%) Brocade
3 1 (1.82%) Dot Hill
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) HP
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