The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 191 159 179
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Contract jobs citing SAS 67 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.95% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 5.41% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 24
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£301 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £575 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.49 £25.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -35.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.74 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+38.97% -35.89%
SAS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1708 1461 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.38% 17.50% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 802 738
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 90
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 SAS across the South East region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 SAS across the South East region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 SAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Berkshire +10 22 £275 -52.17% 6
Hampshire -37 17 £250 -33.33% 6
East Sussex +10 10 £400 -
Oxfordshire -20 7 £410 +10.81% 2
West Sussex -5 5 £350 -12.50% 2
Surrey -22 3 £490 +80.64% 12
Buckinghamshire -15 2 - - 7
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 4
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 97 (61.01%) SQL
2 45 (28.30%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (25.16%) Base SAS
4 39 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (24.53%) Oracle
5 33 (20.75%) ETL
6 31 (19.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 30 (18.87%) Finance
8 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (16.35%) Data Management
10 25 (15.72%) MS Excel
11 19 (11.95%) PL/SQL
12 18 (11.32%) SAS Macro
13 17 (10.69%) Analytics
13 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
14 16 (10.06%) Oracle Database
15 15 (9.43%) SPSS
15 15 (9.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 13 (8.18%) Marketing
16 13 (8.18%) Cognos
17 12 (7.55%) Data Mining
17 12 (7.55%) Business Objects
17 12 (7.55%) CDISC
17 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
18 11 (6.92%) Data Mapping
18 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (6.92%) Spotfire
19 10 (6.29%) Release Management
19 10 (6.29%) Predictive Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 25 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.43%) SPSS
3 6 (3.77%) MS Office
4 3 (1.89%) FastStats
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.63%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) DHCP
1 3 (1.89%) SAN
1 3 (1.89%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.26%) VLAN
2 2 (1.26%) NAS
2 2 (1.26%) Firewall
2 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.26%) DNS
2 2 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.30%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (25.16%) Base SAS
3 31 (19.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
5 16 (10.06%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 12 (7.55%) Data Mining
8 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (6.92%) Spotfire
9 10 (6.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (5.66%) OLAP
11 8 (5.03%) QlikView
11 8 (5.03%) DB2
12 5 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
12 5 (3.14%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.26%) Subversion
2 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 30 (18.87%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Marketing
3 3 (1.89%) Military
3 3 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.26%) Billing
4 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.26%) Back Office
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (43.40%) Analyst
2 47 (29.56%) Developer
3 42 (26.42%) SAS Developer
4 32 (20.13%) Data Analyst
5 21 (13.21%) Consultant
6 17 (10.69%) SAS Analyst
7 14 (8.81%) SAS Consultant
8 12 (7.55%) MI Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Programmer
10 7 (4.40%) SAS Programmer
11 6 (3.77%) Business Data Analyst
12 5 (3.14%) Architect
13 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Campaign Analyst
13 4 (2.52%) SAS Architect
13 4 (2.52%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) XML
2 8 (5.03%) Web Services
3 6 (3.77%) HTML
4 4 (2.52%) .NET
5 2 (1.26%) jQuery
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.26%) XHTML
6 1 (0.63%) CSS
6 1 (0.63%) ODBC
6 1 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Data Integration
2 9 (5.66%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.40%) Statistics
4 4 (2.52%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.52%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.26%) iSeries
6 2 (1.26%) Clustering
6 2 (1.26%) AS400
7 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.03%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
2 7 (4.40%) UNIX
3 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (20.75%) ETL
3 26 (16.35%) Data Management
4 17 (10.69%) Analytics
5 11 (6.92%) Data Mapping
6 10 (6.29%) Release Management
6 10 (6.29%) Predictive Analytics
6 10 (6.29%) Data Analysis
6 10 (6.29%) Data Modelling
6 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.29%) Time Series Analysis
7 9 (5.66%) Customer Insight
7 9 (5.66%) Database Marketing
8 8 (5.03%) CRM
9 7 (4.40%) Project Management
10 5 (3.14%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.52%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (2.52%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.52%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.01%) SQL
2 19 (11.95%) PL/SQL
3 18 (11.32%) SAS Macro
4 9 (5.66%) VB
5 4 (2.52%) C#
6 3 (1.89%) C
7 2 (1.26%) VB6
7 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.26%) Perl
7 2 (1.26%) COBOL
7 2 (1.26%) VBA
8 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.66%) SAS Certification
3 7 (4.40%) Degree
4 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) CCNA
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.26%) MCSE
5 2 (1.26%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) CDISC
2 6 (3.77%) QA
3 5 (3.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.63%) GxP
4 1 (0.63%) Basel II
4 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) vCloud
2 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SCCM
1 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.26%) Nagios
2 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (24.53%) Oracle
2 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.18%) Cognos
4 12 (7.55%) Business Objects
5 10 (6.29%) DataFlux
6 8 (5.03%) Adobe
7 5 (3.14%) Siebel
8 4 (2.52%) Unica
8 4 (2.52%) IBM
9 3 (1.89%) SAP
9 3 (1.89%) HP
9 3 (1.89%) Teradata
9 3 (1.89%) Alterian
10 2 (1.26%) Northgate
10 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.26%) VMware
10 2 (1.26%) Cisco
10 2 (1.26%) Avaya
10 2 (1.26%) Juniper
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