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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.76% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
65 96 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.62% 25.00% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 72 18
Average daily rate £350 £403 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +54.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £284 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (100.00%) R
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) HPCC
2 10 (83.33%) Big Data
2 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (83.33%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Data Analysis
5 6 (50.00%) Statistics
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Pentaho
6 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (33.33%) Weka
6 4 (33.33%) MapReduce
6 4 (33.33%) GridGain
7 3 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) Semantic Web
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) Publishing
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
9 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (33.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) HPCC
2 10 (83.33%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (33.33%) Pentaho
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Data Scientist
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Statistics
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 3 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) R
2 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (83.33%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) GridGain