The first table below looks at the demand for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 218 232 236
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 27 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 0.24% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 8
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£390 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1702 1650 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.50% 19.40% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 880 913
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.28 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Base SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Base SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +3 5 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £303 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 48 (100.00%) SAS
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (37.50%) Finance
5 12 (25.00%) UNIX
5 12 (25.00%) Oracle
5 12 (25.00%) SAS Macro
6 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
7 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
7 9 (18.75%) ETL
8 8 (16.67%) SAS Certification
9 7 (14.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.50%) Netezza
10 6 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (10.42%) Marketing
12 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
13 3 (6.25%) QlikView
13 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
13 3 (6.25%) Data Management
14 2 (4.17%) Alterian
14 2 (4.17%) SPSS
14 2 (4.17%) CHAID
14 2 (4.17%) OLAP
14 2 (4.17%) Windows

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SPSS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (14.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.25%) QlikView
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) OLAP
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.42%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Developer
3 18 (37.50%) SAS Developer
4 10 (20.83%) SAS Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Consultant
5 8 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
6 7 (14.58%) Programmer
6 7 (14.58%) SAS Programmer
7 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior SAS Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Marketing Data Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Senior SAS Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
3 9 (18.75%) ETL
4 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) CHAID
6 2 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (2.08%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (2.08%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analytics
7 1 (2.08%) Customer Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Data Security
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.08%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) SAS Macro
3 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GCP
1 1 (2.08%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Netezza
3 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) Alterian
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards