The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 238 253 230
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 19 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Average daily rate £550 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Base SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1727 1666 1795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.45% 17.70% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 970 909
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 62
Average hourly rate £37.78 £32.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.23% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.10 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £550 +83.33% 1
Surrey -3 5 £575 +43.75%
Berkshire +5 1 £160 -51.69%
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) SAS
2 26 (57.78%) Finance
3 21 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (26.67%) Migration
5 11 (24.44%) SQL
6 10 (22.22%) Credit Risk
6 10 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 9 (20.00%) Data Quality
7 9 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 9 (20.00%) SAS Certification
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle
9 7 (15.56%) Banking
10 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 6 (13.33%) Data Validation
10 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (13.33%) Validation
10 6 (13.33%) R
11 5 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) ETL
12 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
12 4 (8.89%) Analytics
13 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
13 3 (6.67%) SAS EBI

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 9 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.67%) SAS EBI
6 1 (2.22%) OLAP
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
1 21 (46.67%) SAS Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Programmer
2 18 (40.00%) SAS Programmer
3 11 (24.44%) Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) SAS Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SAS Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) Data Validation
2 6 (13.33%) Validation
3 5 (11.11%) ETL
3 5 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
3 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Analytics
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) CHAID
6 2 (4.44%) Cluster Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) SDLC
6 2 (4.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) R
3 2 (4.44%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft