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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 183 152 197
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +45
Contract jobs citing SAS 76 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.90% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.43% 5.27% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 24
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.13% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £33.49 £25.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.97% -35.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.89%
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
1716 1460 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.45% 17.11% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 782 724
Average daily rate £375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 91
Average hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +6 25 £300 -48.27% 2
Hampshire -27 13 £250 -31.97% 4
East Sussex +5 11 £425 -
Surrey -14 9 £438 +33.58% 8
Oxfordshire -14 8 £410 -2.95% 1
West Sussex -7 5 £350 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 3 £325 -18.75% 7
Middlesex - 1 - -
Kent - - - - 4
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 89 (62.68%) SQL
2 39 (27.46%) Oracle
2 39 (27.46%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (25.35%) ETL
4 33 (23.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 30 (21.13%) Base SAS
6 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
7 27 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (17.61%) Data Management
9 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
10 21 (14.79%) Finance
11 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
11 16 (11.27%) Oracle Database
12 15 (10.56%) SAS Macro
12 15 (10.56%) PL/SQL
13 14 (9.86%) SPSS
13 14 (9.86%) CDISC
13 14 (9.86%) Analytics
14 13 (9.15%) Release Management
15 12 (8.45%) DB2
16 11 (7.75%) Cognos
16 11 (7.75%) Data Mining
16 11 (7.75%) Spotfire
16 11 (7.75%) DataFlux
16 11 (7.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
17 10 (7.04%) Data Mapping
17 10 (7.04%) Time Series Analysis
17 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.86%) SPSS
3 3 (2.11%) FastStats
3 3 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.70%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) DHCP
1 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.52%) DNS
1 5 (3.52%) SAN
1 5 (3.52%) iSCSI
1 5 (3.52%) NAS
2 4 (2.82%) VoIP
2 4 (2.82%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.46%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (23.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 30 (21.13%) Base SAS
4 16 (11.27%) Oracle Database
4 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.45%) DB2
6 11 (7.75%) Data Mining
6 11 (7.75%) Spotfire
6 11 (7.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (6.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (5.63%) OLAP
10 5 (3.52%) QlikView
10 5 (3.52%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Toad
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Marketing
3 4 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Billing
4 2 (1.41%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (40.85%) Analyst
2 40 (28.17%) Developer
3 36 (25.35%) SAS Developer
4 27 (19.01%) Data Analyst
5 17 (11.97%) Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) SAS Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) MI Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) SAS Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Programmer
8 9 (6.34%) SAS Programmer
9 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Business Data Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Campaign Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Architect
12 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 3 (2.11%) Excel Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Analyst Developer
13 3 (2.11%) SAS Architect
14 2 (1.41%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) XML
2 8 (5.63%) Web Services
3 5 (3.52%) HTML
4 4 (2.82%) .NET
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.41%) XHTML
5 2 (1.41%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) ODBC
6 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) Visualisation
2 9 (6.34%) Statistics
3 7 (4.93%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.82%) Clustering
4 4 (2.82%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.35%) ETL
2 27 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (17.61%) Data Management
4 14 (9.86%) Analytics
5 13 (9.15%) Release Management
6 10 (7.04%) Data Mapping
6 10 (7.04%) Predictive Analytics
6 10 (7.04%) CRM
6 10 (7.04%) Time Series Analysis
7 9 (6.34%) Customer Insight
7 9 (6.34%) Database Marketing
7 9 (6.34%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.63%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.23%) Project Management
10 4 (2.82%) Document Management
10 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.82%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (2.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 89 (62.68%) SQL
2 15 (10.56%) PL/SQL
2 15 (10.56%) SAS Macro
3 9 (6.34%) VB
4 4 (2.82%) C#
5 3 (2.11%) C
6 2 (1.41%) COBOL
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.41%) Perl
6 2 (1.41%) R
6 2 (1.41%) VB6
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.63%) Degree
3 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) MCSE
3 4 (2.82%) CCNA
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.11%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.70%) PhD
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.86%) CDISC
2 6 (4.23%) QA
3 5 (3.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.70%) GxP
5 1 (0.70%) Basel II
5 1 (0.70%) CRD IV
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Nagios
1 4 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (27.46%) Oracle
2 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.75%) Cognos
3 11 (7.75%) DataFlux
4 8 (5.63%) Adobe
5 6 (4.23%) Siebel
6 5 (3.52%) Cisco
6 5 (3.52%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.52%) VMware
7 4 (2.82%) HP
7 4 (2.82%) Avaya
7 4 (2.82%) Juniper
7 4 (2.82%) IBM
7 4 (2.82%) Unica
7 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.11%) Alterian
9 2 (1.41%) Northgate
9 2 (1.41%) Progress
9 2 (1.41%) SAP
9 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
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