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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 152 211 157
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -54
Contract jobs citing SAS 87 28 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.32% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.05% 1.92% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £344 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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
1724 1459 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.80% 16.42% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 812 835
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 66 91
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 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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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
Hampshire +11 29 £413 +37.50% 7
Surrey -1 15 £375 -8.81% 9
Buckinghamshire - 12 £350 - 5
Middlesex - 10 - -
East Sussex - 9 £383 -
Berkshire +4 3 £390 -8.23% 2
Oxfordshire +2 3 £296 -30.29% 4
West Sussex - 2 £200 - 1
Sussex - 1 £420 -
Kent - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 66 (49.25%) SQL
2 48 (35.82%) Base SAS
3 41 (30.60%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (23.88%) Finance
5 30 (22.39%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (19.40%) Oracle
7 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
8 23 (17.16%) PL/SQL
8 23 (17.16%) Data Management
9 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
10 17 (12.69%) Data Modelling
11 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
12 15 (11.19%) UNIX
12 15 (11.19%) Analytics
13 14 (10.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 14 (10.45%) CDISC
13 14 (10.45%) ETL
14 13 (9.70%) Cognos
14 13 (9.70%) SAS Macro
14 13 (9.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 12 (8.96%) Marketing
15 12 (8.96%) Spotfire
16 11 (8.21%) Data Mapping
16 11 (8.21%) SAS Certification
17 10 (7.46%) XML
17 10 (7.46%) Business Objects
17 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
17 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (6.72%) Data Analysis
18 9 (6.72%) QlikView

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.75%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Office
2 7 (5.22%) SPSS
3 3 (2.24%) FastStats
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.75%) SAP SCM
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) iSCSI
2 4 (2.99%) Internet
2 4 (2.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) DHCP
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.82%) Base SAS
2 30 (22.39%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (9.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 12 (8.96%) Spotfire
7 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (6.72%) QlikView
9 7 (5.22%) Data Mining
10 6 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.99%) OLAP
12 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (2.24%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (1.49%) MS Access
14 2 (1.49%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) Toad
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Marketing
3 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Retail
6 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.24%) Military
8 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Analyst
2 30 (22.39%) Developer
3 27 (20.15%) SAS Developer
3 27 (20.15%) Consultant
4 22 (16.42%) SAS Consultant
5 18 (13.43%) Data Analyst
6 15 (11.19%) SAS Analyst
7 13 (9.70%) Programmer
8 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (8.21%) SAS Programmer
10 10 (7.46%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Business Data Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) MI Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 3 (2.24%) Marketing Analyst
13 3 (2.24%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
13 3 (2.24%) Technical Architect
13 3 (2.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) XML
2 4 (2.99%) HTML
2 4 (2.99%) .NET
3 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) EDI
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.22%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.73%) Statistics
4 4 (2.99%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.24%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.49%) AS400
6 2 (1.49%) Open Source
6 2 (1.49%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) UNIX
2 8 (5.97%) Linux
3 2 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (17.16%) Data Management
3 17 (12.69%) Data Modelling
4 15 (11.19%) Analytics
5 14 (10.45%) ETL
6 11 (8.21%) Data Mapping
7 9 (6.72%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.97%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (5.97%) Time Series Analysis
9 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.48%) Migration
9 6 (4.48%) Project Management
10 5 (3.73%) Network Design
11 4 (2.99%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.99%) Direct Marketing
12 3 (2.24%) Data Governance
12 3 (2.24%) Web Development
12 3 (2.24%) Database Marketing
12 3 (2.24%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (49.25%) SQL
2 23 (17.16%) PL/SQL
3 13 (9.70%) SAS Macro
4 3 (2.24%) C#
5 2 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) R
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) SAS Certification
2 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.99%) CCA
3 4 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CISA
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) CDISC
2 6 (4.48%) QA
3 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.75%) GCP
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.75%) GxP
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) Basel II
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle
2 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.70%) Cognos
4 10 (7.46%) Business Objects
5 7 (5.22%) Netezza
6 6 (4.48%) SAP
7 5 (3.73%) VMware
7 5 (3.73%) Teradata
7 5 (3.73%) Alterian
7 5 (3.73%) Veeam
8 4 (2.99%) Cisco
8 4 (2.99%) WatchGuard
8 4 (2.99%) Citrix
8 4 (2.99%) Juniper
9 3 (2.24%) Adobe
9 3 (2.24%) DataFlux
10 2 (1.49%) Tableau
10 2 (1.49%) Progress
10 2 (1.49%) Symantec
11 1 (0.75%) McAfee
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