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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 170 212 158
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -54
Contract jobs citing SAS 73 36 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.41% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 2.39% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 52
Average daily rate
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£319 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £338 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Hampshire +9 28 £294 -21.66% 2
Buckinghamshire - 12 £363 - 3
East Sussex - 12 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 10 - -
Surrey -14 4 £430 +1.17% 3
Oxfordshire -6 2 £296 -30.29% 4
West Sussex - 2 £200 - 1
Berkshire +1 1 £210 -47.50% 4
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (54.62%) SQL
2 41 (31.54%) Base SAS
3 37 (28.46%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (25.38%) Finance
5 31 (23.85%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 23 (17.69%) Oracle
7 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (16.92%) PL/SQL
9 21 (16.15%) Data Management
10 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 17 (13.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 14 (10.77%) Analytics
14 14 (10.77%) CDISC
14 14 (10.77%) SAS Macro
15 13 (10.00%) Marketing
15 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
16 12 (9.23%) Cognos
16 12 (9.23%) UNIX
17 11 (8.46%) SAS Certification
17 11 (8.46%) Spotfire
17 11 (8.46%) Data Mapping
18 10 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
18 10 (7.69%) Data Analysis
18 10 (7.69%) SPSS
18 10 (7.69%) XML
18 10 (7.69%) ETL
19 9 (6.92%) Business Objects

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.69%) SPSS
3 7 (5.38%) MS Office
4 3 (2.31%) FastStats
5 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.77%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.77%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) iSCSI
2 6 (4.62%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) DHCP
4 3 (2.31%) SAN
5 2 (1.54%) VLAN
5 2 (1.54%) NAS
5 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) DNS
5 2 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.54%) Base SAS
2 31 (23.85%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
5 15 (11.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 11 (8.46%) Spotfire
7 10 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.38%) Data Mining
9 7 (5.38%) QlikView
10 5 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.08%) OLAP
12 3 (2.31%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.54%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Subversion
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.77%) Toad
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.38%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Marketing
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.08%) Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.31%) Retail
6 3 (2.31%) Military
7 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.77%) Back Office
8 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (42.31%) Analyst
2 33 (25.38%) Developer
3 30 (23.08%) SAS Developer
4 22 (16.92%) Consultant
5 20 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 18 (13.85%) SAS Consultant
7 14 (10.77%) SAS Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Programmer
10 7 (5.38%) SAS Programmer
11 6 (4.62%) Business Data Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) Architect
13 4 (3.08%) MI Analyst
13 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 4 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
14 3 (2.31%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 3 (2.31%) SAS Architect
14 3 (2.31%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) XML
2 5 (3.85%) HTML
3 3 (2.31%) .NET
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.77%) EDI
5 1 (0.77%) XHTML
5 1 (0.77%) CSS
5 1 (0.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.38%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.38%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.85%) Statistics
5 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.31%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.54%) Clustering
7 2 (1.54%) iSeries
7 2 (1.54%) AS400
8 1 (0.77%) DTV
8 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) UNIX
2 8 (6.15%) Linux
3 5 (3.85%) Windows
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (16.15%) Data Management
3 14 (10.77%) Analytics
4 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (8.46%) Data Mapping
6 10 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.69%) ETL
7 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.15%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (6.15%) Time Series Analysis
9 6 (4.62%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.62%) Database Marketing
9 6 (4.62%) Project Management
10 5 (3.85%) Migration
11 4 (3.08%) Customer Insight
11 4 (3.08%) Network Design
11 4 (3.08%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.08%) ITIL
12 3 (2.31%) Validation
12 3 (2.31%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 71 (54.62%) SQL
2 22 (16.92%) PL/SQL
3 14 (10.77%) SAS Macro
4 3 (2.31%) C#
5 2 (1.54%) C
6 1 (0.77%) COBOL
6 1 (0.77%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) VB
6 1 (0.77%) VBA
6 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) SAS Certification
2 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) CCA
4 4 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.54%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) MCSE
5 2 (1.54%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) CISSP
6 1 (0.77%) CISA
6 1 (0.77%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) CDISC
2 6 (4.62%) QA
3 5 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.77%) GCP
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.77%) GxP
4 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.77%) Basel II
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Server
2 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) vCloud
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (0.77%) WSUS
3 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.69%) Oracle
3 12 (9.23%) Cognos
4 9 (6.92%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.62%) VMware
5 6 (4.62%) Juniper
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco
6 5 (3.85%) Adobe
6 5 (3.85%) Veeam
7 4 (3.08%) Alterian
7 4 (3.08%) WatchGuard
7 4 (3.08%) Citrix
8 3 (2.31%) HP
8 3 (2.31%) SAP
8 3 (2.31%) DataFlux
8 3 (2.31%) Teradata
8 3 (2.31%) Netezza
9 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.54%) Avaya
9 2 (1.54%) Progress
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