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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 72 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 30 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.37% 2.71% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.35% 13.33% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 28
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £677 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +23.07%
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
321 195 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.36% 20.31% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 126 142
Median daily rate £338 £417 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +26.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £533 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £26.40 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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
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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 -31 25 £480 +6.66%
Durham - 1 - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL
3 14 (43.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) High Availability
6 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (31.25%) DevOps
7 10 (31.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Performance Management
8 9 (28.13%) Change Management
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) .NET
8 9 (28.13%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle
9 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) IaaS
9 8 (25.00%) Open Source
9 8 (25.00%) SaaS
9 8 (25.00%) PaaS
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.88%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.75%) AIX

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Jetty
3 2 (6.25%) Mongrel
3 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) PowerExchange
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) IaaS
1 8 (25.00%) PaaS
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) IPsec
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (31.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.63%) Base SAS
6 3 (9.38%) Big Data
7 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.25%) SAS EBI
8 1 (3.13%) DB2
8 1 (3.13%) Ingres
8 1 (3.13%) MySQL
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
2 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Head of Technology
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Head of Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Head of Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Head of Digital
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Economics
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) MVS
7 1 (3.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) High Availability
4 10 (31.25%) DevOps
5 9 (28.13%) Change Management
5 9 (28.13%) Performance Management
6 8 (25.00%) Open Source
6 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
8 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Data Management
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) SFIA
9 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
10 4 (12.50%) Analytics
10 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Xen
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Informatica
5 1 (3.13%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat