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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / North East
Rank 87 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.68% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 3.47% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £688 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
171 173 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.39% 19.68% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 106 79
Median daily rate £325 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% +38.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £13.75 £10.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -64.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £10.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 12 (40.00%) High Availability
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (30.00%) Change Management
6 9 (30.00%) .NET
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
7 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Open Source
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) SaaS
7 8 (26.67%) PaaS
7 8 (26.67%) IaaS
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (23.33%) XML
9 6 (20.00%) AIX
9 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture

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 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Jetty
3 2 (6.67%) Mongrel
3 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) PowerExchange
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) IaaS
1 8 (26.67%) PaaS
1 8 (26.67%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.67%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) IPsec
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.00%) Base SAS
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.33%) DB2
7 1 (3.33%) Ingres
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Head of Technology
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Head of Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Head of Digital
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.33%) BYOD
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 5 (16.67%) Unix
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) HPUX
7 1 (3.33%) MVS
7 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (40.00%) High Availability
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (30.00%) Change Management
5 9 (30.00%) Performance Management
6 8 (26.67%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
8 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.67%) Data Management
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) Service Management
9 5 (16.67%) SFIA
9 5 (16.67%) Supplier Management
10 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (13.33%) ITSM
11 3 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat