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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 35 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 5 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.39% 1.53% 5.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.26% 10.81% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
54 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.00% 14.18% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 24
Average daily rate £338 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £578 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 1 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 0 4 £431 +1.47% 1
Brackley - - - -
SAS
East Midlands

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Teradata
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) RACF
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 3 (33.33%) CRISC
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
5 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
1 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) OpenUP
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Teradata
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau