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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 199 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 65 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 3.34% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 19
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
1740 1527 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.74% 17.12% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 786 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 101
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Surrey +4 20 £425 +21.42% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £350 -17.64% 5
Berkshire +3 10 £400 -21.95% 7
West Sussex -15 6 £275 -21.42% 11
East Sussex - 5 £425 - 2
Hampshire -22 4 £380 - 4
Kent - 2 - - 11
Middlesex - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 65 (48.87%) SQL
2 43 (32.33%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (30.08%) ETL
3 40 (30.08%) Oracle
4 35 (26.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 31 (23.31%) Base SAS
6 26 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.04%) Finance
9 17 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.78%) Analytics
10 15 (11.28%) Data Management
10 15 (11.28%) Release Management
10 15 (11.28%) Web Services
10 15 (11.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 14 (10.53%) Data Analysis
12 13 (9.77%) SAS Macro
12 13 (9.77%) DB2
12 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
12 13 (9.77%) SPSS
13 11 (8.27%) CRM
13 11 (8.27%) Windows
13 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database
14 10 (7.52%) UNIX
14 10 (7.52%) Marketing
14 10 (7.52%) Degree
15 9 (6.77%) OLAP
15 9 (6.77%) VB
15 9 (6.77%) Solvency II
16 8 (6.02%) Data Quality

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (3.01%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
1 13 (9.77%) SPSS
2 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.50%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Intranet
1 5 (3.76%) Internet
2 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.01%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.26%) NAS
3 3 (2.26%) SAN
3 3 (2.26%) DHCP
3 3 (2.26%) DNS
3 3 (2.26%) SMS
4 2 (1.50%) VoIP
4 2 (1.50%) Firewall
4 2 (1.50%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.33%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (26.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 31 (23.31%) Base SAS
4 15 (11.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 13 (9.77%) DB2
6 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.77%) OLAP
8 8 (6.02%) Data Mining
9 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.76%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.50%) Ingres
12 2 (1.50%) PowerCenter
12 2 (1.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) ERwin
2 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.75%) Toad
2 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Marketing
3 6 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.76%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) Games
6 2 (1.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (42.86%) Analyst
2 36 (27.07%) Developer
3 31 (23.31%) Data Analyst
4 29 (21.80%) SAS Developer
5 16 (12.03%) SAS Analyst
6 13 (9.77%) Programmer
7 10 (7.52%) MI Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) SAS Programmer
9 8 (6.02%) Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Designer
11 4 (3.01%) Statistical Programmer
11 4 (3.01%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (3.01%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Campaign Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (2.26%) SAS Consultant
12 3 (2.26%) Excel Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) Web Services
2 4 (3.01%) XML
3 2 (1.50%) D3.js
3 2 (1.50%) Raphaël
3 2 (1.50%) XHTML
3 2 (1.50%) HTML
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 2 (1.50%) jQuery
3 2 (1.50%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) Statistics
3 7 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.26%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.26%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.50%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Economics
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Life Science
8 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Windows
2 10 (7.52%) UNIX
3 7 (5.26%) Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) zOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) ETL
2 17 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (12.78%) Analytics
3 15 (11.28%) Data Management
3 15 (11.28%) Release Management
4 14 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 11 (8.27%) CRM
6 8 (6.02%) Customer Insight
7 7 (5.26%) Database Marketing
7 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.26%) Campaign Management
7 7 (5.26%) Visual Analytics
8 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.76%) UML
9 5 (3.76%) ITIL
9 5 (3.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.76%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.87%) SQL
2 13 (9.77%) SAS Macro
3 9 (6.77%) VB
4 6 (4.51%) C#
5 5 (3.76%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) C
6 4 (3.01%) R
6 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.50%) C++
7 2 (1.50%) COBOL
7 2 (1.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.50%) VB6
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) MCSE
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) MCITP
4 3 (2.26%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.50%) CCNA
5 2 (1.50%) ISEB
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.50%) VCP4
5 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) Solvency II
2 8 (6.02%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.51%) CDISC
4 2 (1.50%) QA
5 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.50%) vCloud
4 1 (0.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Nagios
1 2 (1.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (30.08%) Oracle
2 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.02%) Business Objects
3 8 (6.02%) DataFlux
4 7 (5.26%) Unica
4 7 (5.26%) Siebel
5 5 (3.76%) Adobe
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Epiphany
7 3 (2.26%) Informatica
7 3 (2.26%) VMware
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco
7 3 (2.26%) Chordiant
7 3 (2.26%) Tableau
8 2 (1.50%) Cognos
8 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.50%) Juniper
8 2 (1.50%) Avaya
8 2 (1.50%) HP
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago