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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 207 182 182
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 58 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.48% 3.45% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 27
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1667 1535 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.93% 16.97% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 808 732
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 £185 £215
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 77 87 95
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.60 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 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
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 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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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 +11 16 £325 -23.52% 6
Surrey +5 15 £400 +14.28% 13
West Sussex -17 10 £275 -21.42% 7
Berkshire -10 6 £415 -19.02% 4
Hampshire -24 4 £396 +4.27% 3
East Sussex - 4 £400 - 3
Kent - 2 - - 17
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 62 (45.59%) SQL
2 48 (35.29%) ETL
3 47 (34.56%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (30.15%) Oracle
5 38 (27.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 32 (23.53%) Base SAS
7 23 (16.91%) Finance
7 23 (16.91%) Analytics
7 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.24%) Web Services
10 17 (12.50%) Data Management
11 16 (11.76%) SPSS
11 16 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 15 (11.03%) Data Analysis
13 14 (10.29%) DB2
14 13 (9.56%) OLAP
14 13 (9.56%) MS Excel
14 13 (9.56%) Release Management
15 11 (8.09%) SAS Macro
15 11 (8.09%) CRM
15 11 (8.09%) UNIX
15 11 (8.09%) Windows
15 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database
16 10 (7.35%) Data Quality
16 10 (7.35%) Customer Insight
17 9 (6.62%) R
17 9 (6.62%) Solvency II
17 9 (6.62%) Business Objects

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 5 (3.68%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) SPSS
2 13 (9.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.68%) MS Office
5 3 (2.21%) MS Project
5 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.74%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Intranet
1 6 (4.41%) Internet
2 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.21%) NAS
3 3 (2.21%) DNS
3 3 (2.21%) SAN
3 3 (2.21%) SMS
3 3 (2.21%) DHCP
4 2 (1.47%) VoIP
4 2 (1.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.56%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (27.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 32 (23.53%) Base SAS
4 16 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 14 (10.29%) DB2
6 13 (9.56%) OLAP
7 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database
8 9 (6.62%) Data Mining
9 8 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.21%) PowerCenter
12 3 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.47%) Spotfire
13 2 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.74%) Toad
1 1 (0.74%) ERwin
1 1 (0.74%) ProC
1 1 (0.74%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.74%) Subversion
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
1 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Marketing
3 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.94%) Online Betting
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Games
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (42.65%) Analyst
2 36 (26.47%) Developer
3 33 (24.26%) Data Analyst
4 29 (21.32%) SAS Developer
5 13 (9.56%) SAS Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) Programmer
6 11 (8.09%) MI Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) SAS Programmer
8 8 (5.88%) Consultant
9 6 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Designer
10 5 (3.68%) Insight Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Campaign Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) Web Services
2 4 (2.94%) XML
3 3 (2.21%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.47%) D3.js
4 2 (1.47%) Raphaël
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.74%) .NET
5 1 (0.74%) ODBC
5 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.15%) Data Extraction
2 7 (5.15%) Statistics
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.21%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.21%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.21%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Economics
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) UNIX
1 11 (8.09%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.74%) zOS
4 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.29%) ETL
2 23 (16.91%) Analytics
3 22 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.50%) Data Management
5 15 (11.03%) Data Analysis
6 13 (9.56%) Release Management
7 11 (8.09%) CRM
8 10 (7.35%) Customer Insight
9 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.88%) Visual Analytics
11 7 (5.15%) Campaign Management
11 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.15%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.41%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.41%) ITIL
12 6 (4.41%) Propensity Modelling
12 6 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.68%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.59%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) SAS Macro
3 9 (6.62%) R
4 6 (4.41%) VB
5 5 (3.68%) C#
5 5 (3.68%) Java
6 4 (2.94%) C
7 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.47%) C++
8 2 (1.47%) VBA
8 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) Python
9 1 (0.74%) COBOL
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) VB6
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) MCSE
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.68%) MCITP
4 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CCNA
5 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.62%) Solvency II
3 5 (3.68%) CDISC
4 2 (1.47%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) vCloud
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Nagios
1 2 (1.47%) SCCM
1 2 (1.47%) vMotion
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (30.15%) Oracle
2 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.62%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.88%) DataFlux
5 7 (5.15%) Unica
5 7 (5.15%) Siebel
6 5 (3.68%) SAP
6 5 (3.68%) IBM
7 4 (2.94%) Informatica
8 3 (2.21%) Chordiant
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco
8 3 (2.21%) VMware
8 3 (2.21%) Epiphany
8 3 (2.21%) Adobe
8 3 (2.21%) Tableau
9 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.47%) Teradata
9 2 (1.47%) Google
9 2 (1.47%) Netezza
9 2 (1.47%) HP
Surrey
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £39,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago