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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 159 163 208
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Contract jobs citing SAS 120 92 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 0.99% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 5.30% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 44 13
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £235 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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
1945 1736 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.35% 18.69% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 959 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 88 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.11% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.45 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Hampshire +8 39 £400 +9.58% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 29 £425 +21.42% 3
Surrey +1 23 £473 +26.00% 9
East Sussex +1 13 £494 +29.15% 3
Berkshire 0 8 £313 -19.87% 2
West Sussex -16 2 £669 +234.37% 2
Oxfordshire -23 2 £330 +11.39%
Kent - 2 £500 -
Middlesex -4 1 - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 61 (34.08%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (33.52%) Oracle
3 59 (32.96%) Finance
4 57 (31.84%) SQL
5 48 (26.82%) Data Modelling
6 46 (25.70%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (25.14%) Analytics
8 43 (24.02%) Base SAS
9 39 (21.79%) BusinessObjects
10 35 (19.55%) ETL
11 33 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (17.32%) Data Integration
13 29 (16.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 29 (16.20%) UNIX
14 28 (15.64%) Linux
15 26 (14.53%) Oracle Database
16 25 (13.97%) Data Analysis
17 24 (13.41%) Oracle BI EE
17 24 (13.41%) Informatica
18 23 (12.85%) Relational Database
19 22 (12.29%) Data Management
20 20 (11.17%) Data Quality
20 20 (11.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
21 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
21 19 (10.61%) Windows
21 19 (10.61%) DB2
22 18 (10.06%) R
22 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
23 17 (9.50%) Hadoop
23 17 (9.50%) QlikView

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.38%) SPSS
3 10 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.35%) MS Office
5 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.68%) MS Project
7 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Unica
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) SAN
2 8 (4.47%) iSCSI
2 8 (4.47%) FCoE
2 8 (4.47%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.08%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (24.02%) Base SAS
3 39 (21.79%) BusinessObjects
4 29 (16.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 26 (14.53%) Oracle Database
6 24 (13.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 23 (12.85%) Relational Database
8 20 (11.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 19 (10.61%) DB2
10 17 (9.50%) QlikView
10 17 (9.50%) SQL Server
10 17 (9.50%) Hadoop
11 13 (7.26%) PowerCenter
12 10 (5.59%) OLAP
13 8 (4.47%) Big Data
14 7 (3.91%) BusinessObjects XI
15 6 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (2.79%) Data Mining
16 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Toad
2 2 (1.12%) ERwin
2 2 (1.12%) ProC
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
General
1 59 (32.96%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.38%) Banking
4 13 (7.26%) Marketing
5 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 4 (2.23%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.68%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (43.02%) Analyst
2 36 (20.11%) Developer
3 34 (18.99%) Data Analyst
4 28 (15.64%) SAS Developer
5 14 (7.82%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (7.82%) Administrator
6 13 (7.26%) Programmer
6 13 (7.26%) SAS Programmer
6 13 (7.26%) SAS Analyst
7 12 (6.70%) Architect
7 12 (6.70%) Consultant
8 11 (6.15%) Customer Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) MI Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) SAS Consultant
11 8 (4.47%) SAS Administrator
11 8 (4.47%) Data Architect
11 8 (4.47%) Insight Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Customer Insight Analyst
12 6 (3.35%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) Web Services
2 7 (3.91%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.12%) MLlib
3 2 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (17.32%) Data Integration
3 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.03%) Credit Risk
5 8 (4.47%) Oracle Exalytics
6 6 (3.35%) Replication
7 5 (2.79%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.79%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.68%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.68%) Statistics
9 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) DTV
10 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.20%) UNIX
2 28 (15.64%) Linux
3 19 (10.61%) Windows
4 6 (3.35%) MVS
5 2 (1.12%) zOS
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.82%) Data Modelling
2 46 (25.70%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (25.14%) Analytics
4 35 (19.55%) ETL
5 25 (13.97%) Data Analysis
6 22 (12.29%) Data Management
7 16 (8.94%) Systems Analysis
8 15 (8.38%) Migration
9 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.15%) Data Governance
11 10 (5.59%) Statistical Modelling
11 10 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (5.59%) Visual Analytics
11 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.59%) Validation
12 9 (5.03%) Project Management
12 9 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (5.03%) Data Reconciliation
12 9 (5.03%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.84%) SQL
2 18 (10.06%) R
3 13 (7.26%) C
3 13 (7.26%) Java
4 8 (4.47%) Perl
4 8 (4.47%) Python
4 8 (4.47%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.23%) C#
5 4 (2.23%) C++
6 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.12%) SAS Macro
7 2 (1.12%) VBA
7 2 (1.12%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) ABAP
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.59%) SAS Certification
4 4 (2.23%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MCITP
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.17%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.35%) SLA
3 4 (2.23%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (33.52%) Oracle
2 24 (13.41%) Informatica
3 17 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.82%) Teradata
5 12 (6.70%) Netezza
6 9 (5.03%) Ab Initio
6 9 (5.03%) SAP
7 6 (3.35%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.79%) IBM
9 4 (2.23%) DataFlux
9 4 (2.23%) Adobe
9 4 (2.23%) Tableau
10 3 (1.68%) Omniture
10 3 (1.68%) Google
11 2 (1.12%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.12%) CA
11 2 (1.12%) Vertica
12 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.56%) Cognos
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