The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Northamptonshire 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 36 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.86% 1.44% 3.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.38% 8.00% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£431 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +41.66%
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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.43% 17.99% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 32
Average daily rate £325 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £608 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SAS
East Midlands

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 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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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 -5 3 £431 +1.47% 1
SAS
East Midlands

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Teradata
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) RACF
4 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
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%) CRISC
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) 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%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle