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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 164 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS 74 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.48% 3.10% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 17
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£400 £360 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £243 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1650 1452 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.68% 17.45% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 729 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 78 95
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Surrey -5 20 £425 +21.42% 20
Berkshire +16 18 £338 -35.71% 8
Hampshire -17 11 £300 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £363 -3.33% 7
Oxfordshire -12 8 £410 -2.95% 1
West Sussex - - - - 8
Kent - - - - 14
Middlesex - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (57.14%) SQL
2 42 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (30.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 39 (29.32%) ETL
5 38 (28.57%) Oracle
6 28 (21.05%) Base SAS
7 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
10 18 (13.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 16 (12.03%) Analytics
11 16 (12.03%) Finance
12 14 (10.53%) SPSS
12 14 (10.53%) Data Management
12 14 (10.53%) SAS Macro
13 13 (9.77%) Release Management
13 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
13 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
14 12 (9.02%) CRM
14 12 (9.02%) DB2
15 11 (8.27%) Windows
15 11 (8.27%) Marketing
16 10 (7.52%) CDISC
16 10 (7.52%) Customer Insight
16 10 (7.52%) Web Services
16 10 (7.52%) OLAP
17 9 (6.77%) VB
17 9 (6.77%) Solvency II
17 9 (6.77%) Degree
17 9 (6.77%) Database Marketing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.76%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) SPSS
2 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) SAN
1 5 (3.76%) DHCP
1 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.76%) DNS
1 5 (3.76%) NAS
1 5 (3.76%) iSCSI
2 4 (3.01%) VLAN
2 4 (3.01%) Firewall
2 4 (3.01%) VoIP
3 3 (2.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (30.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 28 (21.05%) Base SAS
4 18 (13.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
6 12 (9.02%) DB2
7 10 (7.52%) OLAP
8 8 (6.02%) Data Mining
9 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
10 6 (4.51%) Spotfire
10 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.76%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.50%) QlikView
14 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Marketing
3 6 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.50%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (42.11%) Analyst
2 43 (32.33%) Developer
3 35 (26.32%) SAS Developer
4 30 (22.56%) Data Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) SAS Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) Programmer
6 10 (7.52%) MI Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) SAS Programmer
8 7 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Designer
9 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) SAS Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) Campaign Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Statistical Programmer
11 4 (3.01%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) Web Services
2 6 (4.51%) XML
3 2 (1.50%) jQuery
3 2 (1.50%) D3.js
3 2 (1.50%) Raphaël
3 2 (1.50%) HTML
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 2 (1.50%) XHTML
4 1 (0.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.26%) Statistics
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.50%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Life Science
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) UNIX
3 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.32%) ETL
2 22 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.03%) Analytics
4 14 (10.53%) Data Management
5 13 (9.77%) Release Management
6 12 (9.02%) CRM
7 10 (7.52%) Customer Insight
8 9 (6.77%) Database Marketing
9 8 (6.02%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.26%) Campaign Management
11 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.76%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.76%) UML
12 5 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.76%) Time Series Analysis
12 5 (3.76%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (3.76%) Predictive Analytics
12 5 (3.76%) Data Mapping
13 4 (3.01%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.14%) SQL
2 14 (10.53%) SAS Macro
3 9 (6.77%) VB
4 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.01%) R
5 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) C#
6 3 (2.26%) C
7 2 (1.50%) VB6
7 2 (1.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.50%) COBOL
7 2 (1.50%) Java
7 2 (1.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) SAS Certification
4 4 (3.01%) MCSE
4 4 (3.01%) CCNA
4 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PhD
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) CDISC
2 9 (6.77%) Solvency II
3 5 (3.76%) QA
4 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.75%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) SCCM
1 4 (3.01%) Nagios
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Oracle
2 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.02%) DataFlux
4 7 (5.26%) Adobe
4 7 (5.26%) Siebel
4 7 (5.26%) Unica
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco
5 5 (3.76%) Cognos
5 5 (3.76%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.76%) VMware
6 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.01%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) Juniper
6 4 (3.01%) Avaya
6 4 (3.01%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) Chordiant
7 3 (2.26%) Epiphany
8 2 (1.50%) Northgate
8 2 (1.50%) Google
8 2 (1.50%) Tableau
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