The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 34 39 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing SAS 5 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.36% 0.34% 5.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 2.13% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
SAS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
51 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.90% 16.04% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 24
Average daily rate £338 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Northamptonshire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
Northampton - 4 £431 - 1
Brackley - - - -
SAS
East Midlands

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Teradata
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) RACF
4 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) CISA
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
4 3 (37.50%) CRISC
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) CISA
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Teradata
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Tableau