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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 33 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.90% - 5.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.73% - 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Average daily rate
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£475 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £10.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +129.93%
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
55 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.95% 18.02% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 33
Average daily rate £344 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 2 October 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 - 2 - -
Brackley - - - -
SAS
East Midlands

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) RACF
2 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (30.00%) CRISC
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Teradata
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) Basel II
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau