The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.100% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
117 186 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.30% 18.51% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 124 86
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £54.08 £41.08 £49.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.82 £16.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.34 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Reading region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SAS.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) IFRS
2 3 (60.00%) IFRS 9
3 1 (20.00%) iptables
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) RANCID
3 1 (20.00%) Ceph
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Dovecot
3 1 (20.00%) MRTG

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) MRTG
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) ETL Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Data Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Debian
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (60.00%) IFRS
1 3 (60.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Ceph
1 1 (20.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (20.00%) iptables
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware