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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 200 194 178
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 59 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.46% 3.67% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 28
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£400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
1704 1608 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.93% 16.62% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 877 800
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £186 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 95
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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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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 +10 18 £350 +1.44% 6
West Sussex -14 11 £275 -21.42% 10
Hampshire -24 9 £413 +8.55% 2
Surrey -3 8 £388 +10.71% 8
Berkshire -1 6 £750 +46.34% 8
East Sussex -2 5 £400 +97.53%
Kent - 2 - - 17
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 53 (39.55%) SQL
2 51 (38.06%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (32.84%) ETL
4 43 (32.09%) Oracle
5 32 (23.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 32 (23.88%) Analytics
6 30 (22.39%) Base SAS
7 25 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
8 23 (17.16%) Finance
9 21 (15.67%) Web Services
10 20 (14.93%) Data Management
10 20 (14.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 18 (13.43%) Data Analysis
12 17 (12.69%) SPSS
13 16 (11.94%) Data Quality
14 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
15 14 (10.45%) Data Modelling
15 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database
16 13 (9.70%) R
17 12 (8.96%) UNIX
17 12 (8.96%) OLAP
17 12 (8.96%) Business Objects
18 11 (8.21%) DB2
19 10 (7.46%) Windows
19 10 (7.46%) Linux
19 10 (7.46%) CRM
19 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
19 10 (7.46%) Data Integration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (3.73%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) SPSS
2 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.48%) MS Office
5 3 (2.24%) MS Project
5 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Unica
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Intranet
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.99%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.24%) NAS
3 3 (2.24%) DNS
3 3 (2.24%) SAN
3 3 (2.24%) SMS
3 3 (2.24%) DHCP
4 2 (1.49%) VoIP
4 2 (1.49%) Firewall
4 2 (1.49%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.06%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (23.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 30 (22.39%) Base SAS
4 20 (14.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database
6 12 (8.96%) OLAP
7 11 (8.21%) DB2
8 8 (5.97%) Data Mining
8 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
9 6 (4.48%) QlikView
10 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.73%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (2.99%) PowerCenter
11 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) ProC
2 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.75%) Toad
2 1 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.99%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (43.28%) Analyst
2 31 (23.13%) Data Analyst
3 30 (22.39%) Developer
4 24 (17.91%) SAS Developer
5 15 (11.19%) SAS Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Programmer
7 9 (6.72%) MI Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Consultant
9 7 (5.22%) SAS Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) Designer
10 6 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Customer Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Customer Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Campaign Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) Web Services
2 5 (3.73%) XML
3 4 (2.99%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.49%) D3.js
4 2 (1.49%) Raphaël
5 1 (0.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Data Integration
3 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.97%) Statistics
4 7 (5.22%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.22%) Data Extraction
5 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.73%) Replication
6 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.99%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.24%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Exalytics
8 2 (1.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) Economics
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.75%) Open Source
9 1 (0.75%) DTV
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) UNIX
2 10 (7.46%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.75%) zOS
4 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.84%) ETL
2 32 (23.88%) Analytics
3 25 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (14.93%) Data Management
5 18 (13.43%) Data Analysis
6 14 (10.45%) Data Modelling
7 10 (7.46%) CRM
7 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.46%) Release Management
8 9 (6.72%) Customer Insight
8 9 (6.72%) Visual Analytics
9 7 (5.22%) Data Reconciliation
9 7 (5.22%) Campaign Management
9 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.48%) ITIL
10 6 (4.48%) Propensity Modelling
10 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.55%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) R
3 6 (4.48%) SAS Macro
3 6 (4.48%) Java
4 5 (3.73%) C#
5 4 (2.99%) VB
5 4 (2.99%) C
5 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.24%) C++
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
8 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) MCSE
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.48%) SAS Certification
4 5 (3.73%) MCITP
5 2 (1.49%) CCNA
5 2 (1.49%) ISEB
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.72%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.99%) CDISC
4 2 (1.49%) QA
5 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) vCloud
3 2 (1.49%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Nagios
1 2 (1.49%) SCCM
1 2 (1.49%) vMotion
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (32.09%) Oracle
2 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.96%) Business Objects
4 9 (6.72%) Informatica
5 8 (5.97%) DataFlux
6 7 (5.22%) Netezza
6 7 (5.22%) Siebel
7 6 (4.48%) SAP
8 5 (3.73%) IBM
9 4 (2.99%) Teradata
9 4 (2.99%) Tableau
10 3 (2.24%) Google
10 3 (2.24%) Chordiant
10 3 (2.24%) Cisco
10 3 (2.24%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.24%) VMware
10 3 (2.24%) Epiphany
11 2 (1.49%) Cognos
11 2 (1.49%) Adobe
11 2 (1.49%) HP
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