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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 70 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.86% 2.12% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.90% 9.49% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Average daily rate £575 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £425 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
205 137 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.07% 22.31% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 90 62
Average daily rate £417 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £28.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -83.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -37 6 £688 +56.25% 2
Northumberland - 2 £351 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (54.55%) SQL
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle
2 21 (38.18%) Informatica
3 17 (30.91%) PL/SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Finance
4 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (25.45%) Unix
6 13 (23.64%) C++
6 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (23.64%) ETL
6 13 (23.64%) ERwin
7 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
8 10 (18.18%) Linux
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) XML
9 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
9 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
9 9 (16.36%) Statistics
10 8 (14.55%) Data Management
10 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (14.55%) MS Office
10 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
10 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (14.55%) Analytics
11 7 (12.73%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (12.73%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (12.73%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.27%) Apache Hive
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.27%) HBase
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.27%) Pentaho
4 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) PowerCenter
6 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.64%) MS Access
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) ERwin
2 1 (1.82%) Toad
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) SAS Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.91%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) ETL Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SAS Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) SAS Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Statistics
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Unix
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.64%) ETL
4 8 (14.55%) Analytics
4 8 (14.55%) Data Management
5 7 (12.73%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (12.73%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (10.91%) Data Security
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.09%) System Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
8 4 (7.27%) People Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 17 (30.91%) PL/SQL
3 13 (23.64%) C++
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) COREP
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle
2 21 (38.18%) Informatica
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) CA
4 4 (7.27%) Tableau