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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 200 174 200
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs citing SAS 62 72 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 4.22% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 21
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£409 £385 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.68 £18.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.34 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+30.40% +7.14%
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
1659 1707 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.33% 18.59% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 917 765
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 93
Average hourly rate £18.68 £16.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £47.50 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £463 +48.00% 6
Hampshire -17 14 £400 -4.47% 7
Berkshire +8 7 £375 -5.06% 2
Surrey -5 7 £383 +2.00% 8
East Sussex -4 5 £475 +35.71% 4
Kent - 4 £500 -
West Sussex - 3 £669 - 2
Middlesex +1 1 - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 44 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (32.50%) Analytics
3 35 (29.17%) ETL
4 34 (28.33%) Oracle
5 33 (27.50%) SQL
5 33 (27.50%) Finance
6 32 (26.67%) Base SAS
7 31 (25.83%) Data Modelling
8 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 24 (20.00%) Data Quality
10 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
10 22 (18.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 22 (18.33%) Data Analysis
11 21 (17.50%) Informatica
12 19 (15.83%) Data Management
13 17 (14.17%) Hadoop
13 17 (14.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (12.50%) Data Integration
15 15 (12.50%) R
16 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
17 13 (10.83%) UNIX
17 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
18 12 (10.00%) Linux
18 12 (10.00%) Web Services
18 12 (10.00%) SPSS
18 12 (10.00%) Banking
18 12 (10.00%) Netezza

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.00%) SPSS
3 10 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.83%) MS Office
5 5 (4.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.50%) MS Project
7 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) Intranet
1 6 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.67%) FTP
2 2 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) FCoE
3 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (26.67%) Base SAS
3 22 (18.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 17 (14.17%) Hadoop
4 17 (14.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 16 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
7 12 (10.00%) QlikView
8 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
9 10 (8.33%) PowerCenter
9 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 9 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (7.50%) OLAP
11 8 (6.67%) DB2
11 8 (6.67%) Big Data
12 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (3.33%) Data Mining
13 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Toad
1 3 (2.50%) ERwin
2 2 (1.67%) ProC
2 2 (1.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (27.50%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.00%) Banking
4 9 (7.50%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Online Betting
5 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.50%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (45.83%) Analyst
2 27 (22.50%) Data Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Architect
4 13 (10.83%) SAS Developer
5 12 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) Data Architect
7 9 (7.50%) SAS Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Administrator
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Customer Insight Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Hadoop Administrator
10 6 (5.00%) MI Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (4.17%) Insight Data Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (3.33%) SAP XI
3 3 (2.50%) XML
4 2 (1.67%) MLlib
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 8 (6.67%) Oracle Exalytics
5 6 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (4.17%) Data Extraction
6 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.33%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.33%) Statistics
7 4 (3.33%) Replication
8 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.67%) NHS
9 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.83%) DTV
10 1 (0.83%) Economics
10 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) UNIX
2 12 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) zOS
5 1 (0.83%) MVS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.83%) HPUX
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.50%) Analytics
2 35 (29.17%) ETL
3 31 (25.83%) Data Modelling
4 22 (18.33%) Data Analysis
5 19 (15.83%) Data Management
6 10 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
6 10 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.50%) Visual Analytics
7 9 (7.50%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.50%) Migration
8 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.83%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.83%) Customer Insight
10 6 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.00%) SDLC
10 6 (5.00%) High Availability
10 6 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) SQL
2 15 (12.50%) R
3 8 (6.67%) C
3 8 (6.67%) Java
4 6 (5.00%) C#
5 5 (4.17%) C++
6 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.67%) PROC SQL
7 2 (1.67%) VBA
7 2 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) RPG
8 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) MCSE
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.17%) MCITP
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
1 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.33%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.83%) PMP
3 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.83%) NFS
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Oracle
2 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.50%) Informatica
4 12 (10.00%) Netezza
5 11 (9.17%) Teradata
6 9 (7.50%) Ab Initio
7 6 (5.00%) Cloudera
8 5 (4.17%) SAP
9 4 (3.33%) Adobe
9 4 (3.33%) Tableau
9 4 (3.33%) DataFlux
10 3 (2.50%) CA
10 3 (2.50%) IBM
10 3 (2.50%) Omniture
10 3 (2.50%) Google
11 2 (1.67%) Cognos
11 2 (1.67%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.67%) Vertica
12 1 (0.83%) Coverity
12 1 (0.83%) Trillium
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Brighton
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago