The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 30 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.87% 2.19% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.34% 8.51% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate £550 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% +10.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SAS
Oxfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
97 94 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.15% 25.68% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 56 17
Average daily rate £420 £433 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +35.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (100.00%) R
1 11 (100.00%) Analytics
1 11 (100.00%) HPCC
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Statistics
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Weka
6 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
6 3 (27.27%) GridGain
6 3 (27.27%) Semantic Web
6 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
6 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing
7 2 (18.18%) Anomaly Detection
7 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
8 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) HPCC
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Data Scientist
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Semantic Web
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
4 2 (18.18%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) R
2 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) GridGain