The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 North East 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 29 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.59% - 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.54% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -20.40%
Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
112 27 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.36% 8.36% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 14 57
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £17.05 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SAS
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 - 19 £400 - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 32 (47.06%) Oracle
2 29 (42.65%) SQL
3 28 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
5 25 (36.76%) Data Modelling
6 23 (33.82%) Base SAS
7 22 (32.35%) Dimensional Modelling
8 21 (30.88%) Oracle Database
8 21 (30.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (26.47%) Java
10 17 (25.00%) Data Security
11 16 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
13 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.24%) Problem Management
14 9 (13.24%) PL/1
14 9 (13.24%) .NET
14 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
14 9 (13.24%) C
14 9 (13.24%) C#
14 9 (13.24%) C++
14 9 (13.24%) COBOL
14 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
14 9 (13.24%) PVCS
14 9 (13.24%) UNIX
14 9 (13.24%) Windows
14 9 (13.24%) Linux
14 9 (13.24%) Curam
15 8 (11.76%) ITIL
15 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) Base SAS
2 21 (30.88%) Oracle Database
2 21 (30.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) PVCS
2 5 (7.35%) ERwin
3 4 (5.88%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 42 (61.76%) SAS Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Applications Support
5 8 (11.76%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) SAS Programmer
6 5 (7.35%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Programmer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.41%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Support Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Statistics
2 3 (4.41%) IVR
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) UNIX
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (36.76%) Data Modelling
3 22 (32.35%) Dimensional Modelling
4 17 (25.00%) Data Security
5 16 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL
8 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Analytics
12 3 (4.41%) Data Management
13 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
3 18 (26.47%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.24%) C
4 9 (13.24%) C#
4 9 (13.24%) C++
4 9 (13.24%) COBOL
4 9 (13.24%) PL/1
5 4 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Curam
3 4 (5.88%) Borland
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Genesys