The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 72 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 2.29% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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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
168 262 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.81% 24.15% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 156 75
Average daily rate £500 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £146.00 £13.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Essbase
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) CDISC
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Essbase
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) CDISC
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft